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.
The COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Holocaust survivors in a local synagogue started out a bit ominously: A police cruiser was stationed outside and a bomb-sniffing German Shepherd was deployed inside, zealously looking for explosives.
Lex Rofeberg was a junior in college and thinking about becoming a rabbi when he hit a roadblock: he was dating a non-Jew.
Jonah Sanderson expects to get a Masters Degree in Jewish Studies this year from a Los Angeles rabbinical seminary. Not especially noteworthy— until you learn that Sanderson, 32, has had lifelong struggles with learning disabilities.