“We had this enterprising spirit: If you can’t find it, build it,” Abrams said. “Which I think is very Jewish.”
The new owner said that the Jewish community could still keep using the building if they pay “full rent” for it.
Readers responded in a variety of ways to our query about the coverage of Chuck Schumer’s porky meatloaf. Here’s what they said.
2015 will finally be the year that the American Jewish community gets comfortable airing its disagreements in public. Yehuda Kurtzer says that’s a good thing.
All across the country young Jews are working to improve their communities. We want to find those people and share their stories. We’re looking for The Do-ers.
The president of the Rome Jewish community revealed that he too had been sent the severed head of a pig about 10 days after pig heads were sent to Rome’s main synagogue, the Israeli embassy and a museum with an exhibit on Jewish culture in January.
How do you make Craigslist less creepy? Call in Alison Brie.
For most of the seven years Tova Kinderlehrer lived with her young family in Pittsburgh, she wished she were somewhere else.
In less than two decades, Keshet has evolved from a small grassroots group in Boston advocating the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Jewish life to a nationwide organization that, today, operates on a $1.7 million budget and has educators in over 200 Jewish communities across the country.
The Pew study has left many of us searching for answers. But a recent discussion on the Upper West Side suggests solutions may be no further away than our own backyard.