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The Wall Street Journal published an article that you may have missed while you were observing Yom Kippur. Online on Sept. 28, one of its headlines declared, “Israel Emerges as Top Destination … more
Applications for service, study and internship programs in Israel have been rising during the past couple of months as people consider their options during the pandemic. more
(JTA) — Hadara Bilsky thought she’d spend her first semester of college making friends in her dorm, having discussions with professors and students in class, and attending Shabbat services at … more
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been cancelled. Organizers hope to reschedule it at a later date with a similar program. more
Judaism, philosopher and rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel wrote, emphasizes holiness in time. While that might work well for philosophers, Jews over the centuries have worked hard to make spaces holy … more
Later this month, my wife, Lynne, and I will officially become empty nesters, for the most part, as the younger of our two daughters heads off to Johnson & Wales University. The next few … more
You are never old enough, or wise enough, to stop learning. No matter what I do or where I go, I pick up some tidbit of information that causes me to stop and think, “Hmmm. I … more
It may have been the greatest act of chutzpah in Jewish history.  After the Roman Empire destroyed the great temple in Jerusalem, and squashed subsequent rebellions, surviving Jews in the land of Israel and the Diaspora might have had good reason to give up and assimilate.  How could Judaism continue without a central place for sacrifices, or a government to enforce the biblical laws? more
A few weeks ago, I awoke to find my inbox overflowing with emails from colleagues around the country. They were all sharing a letter written by John Allman, the head of the independent preparatory … more
A retired art teacher and I recently discovered that we have a mutual friend, Mike Fink.  Although well known to readers of The Jewish Voice and Jewish Historical Notes, he is even better known … more