“We went basically building-to-building, turned off the gas, power and took all the Torah scrolls down to Valley Beth Shalom.”
Jewish sailors aboard the Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford now have a Torah scroll to use during their six- to eight-month stints at sea.
2017 has been the year of women claiming agency — from the women’s march to Torah study.
In Judaism, the ends do not justify the means, and words can certainly hurt you.
Richard Nixon: “You know, it’s a funny thing, every one of the bastards that are out for legalizing marijuana is Jewish.”
As racism and nativism are on the rise, a re-reading of the binding of Isaac might prove all too relevant.
Sexual harassment is a serious problem in the Jewish community, too. It’s time to take the Abrahamic approach.
Was there ever real gender equality in the Bible?
The Peninsula Sinai Congregation saved a Torah from the Czech town of Olomouc. Now, the Jewish community there is reborn and wants its scroll back.
The story goes that the Nazis burned the collection of the yeshiva library, but clues indicate this is simply not true.