“The letter was written so that Rabbis would see other Rabbis agree with them,” said David Bernstein.
Reform synagogues across the nation are struggling to make sense of the damning report released earlier this month showing nearly unfettered patterns of unwanted sexual contact between male faculty and female students at Hebrew Union College over five decades.
‘Your rabbi, Senator Schumer called for my resignation,” Cuomo said.
In Nov. 2020, I came across a minor story on an inside page of an Israeli newspaper, reporting that Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom “and one of the most important thinkers of our time,” had passed away. I had never come across his name before, so I thought that suggesting this Rabbi Sacks was one of the most “important thinkers” was just another instance of media exaggeration.
When the US was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, I was the same age as the current cadets at West Point are now.
The group, launched last year by the National Council of Jewish Women, aims to put a Jewish, religious face on abortion rights activism.
The anecdote, told at a talent show at the Yiddish Vokh in Copake, NY, reflects the irony characteristic of East European Jewish humor.
How Miriam Udel, a self-described Hebrew school nerd, became the greatest champion of Jewish children’s stories written by secular leftists.
People who have complained about bad behavior by Conservative rabbis wonder whether the Rabbinical Assembly can change its ways.
This is an open letter from the dean of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies of American Jewish University in Los Angeles, Rabbi Bradley S. Artson. It comes in response to a letter signed by scores of rabbinic and cantorial students at Ziegler and other schools, which the Forward published on May 13.