Does Ruth Messinger ever sleep? Looking back at all she has accomplished with American Jewish World Service, it’s hard to see how she’d find the time, Joy Levitt writes.
Joy Levitt was nervous when she met the Dalai Lama 24 years ago, but Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi was completely at ease. That’s because they were spiritual soulmates.
The Israel Philharmonic turns music into a transcendent experience on a regular basis. But there was something extra special about its debut in a new home.