January 15, 2012
Rabbi Jeff Marker’s synopsis of Arthur Green’s talk on Abraham Joshua Heschel and Hasidism. “For Heschel the most significant mitzvot are Feeding the poor, ending war, marching with MLK. These are spiritual acts, not just political. These are the acts for which we were created. “Heschel’s God was very personal, but we must do […]
July 17, 2011
May 14, 2011
via nytimes.com Some of the income differences probably stem from culture. Some faiths place great importance on formal education. But the differences are also self-reinforcing. People who make more money can send their children to better schools, exacerbating the many advantages they have over poorer children.
April 7, 2011
Boy donates bar mitzvah money to help ‘Liberty’ musical make it to Broadway Joanna Molloy Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 4:00 AM Adams for News Jesse Naranjo (c.) stands with his mother Rachel, father Rodrigo, and sister Sophia. He donated all of his bar mitzvah money. Read the entire article on nydailynews.com “A […]
January 13, 2011
Israel Religious Action Center launches ‘Freedom Rider’ campaign to ensure gender segregation not imposed on ‘kosher’ lines. Tuesday, January 11, 2011 Michele Chabin Israel Correspondent Jerusalem — Gratified though they are by last week’s High Court decision to ban “mehadrin” buses that separate passengers by gender, Israeli activists fear that the companies that run these […]
November 21, 2010
Jewish Museum menorah pics from A Hanukkah Project: Daniel Libeskind s Line of Fire exhibit. Hanukkah Lamp, Palestine (Israel) c. 1880-1930. Chiseled and painted limestone.
November 20, 2010
In “A Hanukkah Project: Daniel Libeskind’s Line of Fire” 40 hanukkiot (Hanukkah menorahs) selected by curator Susan Braunstein from The Jewish Museum’s permanent collection of over 500 hanukkiot are displayed on a stand designed by architect Daniel Libeskind. Read the entire article and view a slideshow of the exhibited hanukkiot.