Our first president more than tolerated Colonial Jews, writing a historic letter to the warden of Touro Synagogue that resonates today.
“This is not a matter of putting up a sign: Black Lives Matter. It’s a matter of learning who we are.”
“Judaism and the Jewish people have survived for 2,000 years because we were able to adapt, and this is another moment of adaptation.”
The man, a self-described “skinhead” and former Ku Klux Klan member who used Facebook to promote white supremacy, was arrested last November fo…
As Israel and UAE makes peace, Dubai Jewish community flourishes
“This is epic,” Rabbi Steven Leder of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles told me. “We, all of us, were handed a ball we didn’t expect, and we in the synagogue community delivered, we stepped up to this moment.”
In San Francisco, Jews stand with mayor against opening houses of worship too soon
Online Rosh Hashanah services saw packed virtual pews. Will the numbers translate into financial support for synagogues?
“It’s very important that they get the sense that they’re part of a tribe, a community, a group of people to whom they belong.”
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in D.C. is offering congregants a chance to commune with their famous coreligionists — in corrugated form.