In the summer of 2011, Lizzi Heydemann returned to her native Chicago to establish a Jewish community loosely modeled on Ikar, the Los Angeles congregation where she had spent two years as a rabbinic intern.
Itzhak Perlman, the Israeli-born violin virtuoso, was named the third winner of the Genesis Prize.
Israel and the Obama administration have stepped up their war of words over the framework agreement that aims to limit Iran’s nuclear activities in exchange for a gradual rollback of sanctions.
Ben Harris plants 1,000 sungold tomato plants — and deals with the predictably catastrophic aftermath.
We were out weeding squash last week when Fred came over to say he had to show me something but he feared it would lead to an act of violence.
Countless anxieties attended the planning for Ben Harris’s first season farming. Losing his entire crop to deer was not among them.
Vegetables are struggling to perpetuate their genes before the short window of Northeast heat ends — or the farmer comes along with a hoe.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper performed a rocking rendition of the Beatles ‘Hey Jude’ for a beaming Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara.
At a time of angst over the falloff in Jewish affiliation, the number of Chabad emissaries continues to swell. There are currently more than 4,500 around the world.