A leader of the Jewish community in Baltimore remembers Rep. Elijah Cummings, whose program forged ties between black and Jewish youth.
The longtime Baltimore lawmaker founded a youth leadership program in Israel and said that Jews were African-Americans’ “greatest coalition partner.”
“She had a really strong sense of what’s right, and morality, and doing justice. That’s such a Jewish value,” her daughter said.
Israeli writer Amos Oz, Israel Prize laureate, died on Friday at 79 after fighting cancer.
George H.W. Bush, the president who fought with Jewish leaders but saved thousands of Jews has died at 94.
Joyce Fienberg was a dedicated worshipper at the Tree of Life Congregation, the Pittsburgh synagogue where she was among 11 killed Saturday
Nothing in particular drew them together on Saturday morning. Except the most obvious thing of all:
“What he really loved was people, trying to educate them and help them understand what they were doing in science,” said he wife of 37 years.
Cowan was one of the co-founders of the Jewish Healing Center and the Institute for Jewish Spirituality.
Avnery, a right-wing firebrand turned muckracking journalist turned peace activist, was one of the first Israelis to meet with Yasser Arafat.
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