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.
Some Jewish community leaders in Los Angeles said American Jews should begin a new public dialogue about the Iranian regime’s human rights abuses.
“Race is new for white people, and that’s part of the problem. Jewish whiteness and the Jewish relationship to racism is different.”
These past few days, as Passover approaches, I am thinking of the Four Children of the Haggadah.
‘Clubhouse and Judaism go together like peanut butter and chocolate,’ says Rabbi David Wolpe, who teaches Torah on the audio-only networking app.