News

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source JPost Headlines
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source JPost Headlines
Secretary of state concedes Tehran abiding by 'technical' aspects of accord, not 'aspiration' following P5+1 diplomat meeting The post After meet on Iran nuke deal, Tillerson says Iran complying but violating spirit appeared first on The Times of Israel. [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source Times of Israel
Iranian hackers suspected of targeting industries in Saudi Arabia, the US and South Korea, with government backing The post Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries appeared first on The Times of Israel. [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source Times of Israel
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speaking at the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York, Sept. 20, 2017. (Kevin Hagen/Getty Images) (JTA) — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speaking at the U.N. General Assembly called for the preservation of the two-state solution. “The two-state solution is in jeopardy, we cannot [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source JTA

Learning & Culture

“I'm not ready!!” Maybe it's human nature to put off the inevitable, because everyone I know approaches the final few days leading up to the Jewish New Year with the same lament: Continue reading "Like Every Good Parent, God Has to Forgive Us. That's the Magic of Rosh Hashanah." at... [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source Tablet Magazine
Why should American Jews care about and support the independence of Kurdistan? Because Iraqi Kurdistan is one of the very rare areas of the Middle East where Jews and Judaism are viewed positively.Continue reading "American Jews Should Care About and Support the Independence of Kurdistan" at... [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source Tablet Magazine
How is a Baby Made? More specifically, what determines the future characteristics of the child? One answer emerges from the story of Yaakov's breeding of the sheep, an answer that seems to be endorsed by the Talmud: a child's character is shaped by what the mother and father [...]
Thu, Dec 08, 2016
Source A Message from the Rosh HaYeshiva
In many ways, Yitzchak's life parallels that of Avraham. He travels to a foreign land to avoid a famine where he then claims that his wife is his sister to prevent her abduction and is subsequently blessed with great wealth. He renews the covenant that Avraham made with [...]
Sat, Dec 03, 2016
Source A Message from the Rosh HaYeshiva
European Judaism looks healthy, and secure. And yet, the majority of European Jews, seconded by many Jewish and non-Jewish experts, insist that catastrophe may lie ahead. Read in full on Mosaic. [...]
Tue, Aug 06, 2013
Source Jewish Ideas Daily – Daily Features

Community

Event Purim in Cardiff took on a rather exotic flavour as the shul hall was bedecked in tropical foliage and Rabbi Rose dressed up as a quintessential English explorer to lead his flock of animal-suited members in celebrating a jungle-themed Purim. A special menu was devised to fit the theme for [...]
Mon, Jul 10, 2017
Source Office of the Chief Rabbi
Since its inception two years ago, the Centre for Community Excellence (formerly Centre for Rabbinic Excellence) has evolved into an invaluable hub for sharing best practice, sourcing creative ideas for programming and events and accessing funding that can transform innovative concepts into impressive and unprecedented realities. Across the UK, communities [...]
Thu, Jun 29, 2017
Source Office of the Chief Rabbi
Powder compact owned by Jacob StopnickiThe Wieder family was very anxious upon their return visit to Yad Vashem. Last year, Tina and Marcel toured Yad Vashem with their two sons, Erik and Sean, in honor of Sean's bar mitzvah. However, due to a recent extraordinary discovery by staff in Yad [...]
Sun, Mar 26, 2017
Source Insights and Perspectives from Yad Vashem
First Cousins Reunite at Yad Vashem "I grew up believing that we had no family, that everyone was murdered in Poland…Thanks to Yad Vashem, we discovered that we are not alone" Henia Moskowitz BorensteinSisters Henia Borenstein Moskowitz and Rywka Borenstein Patchnik on their way to meet first cousins Fania Band [...]
Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Source Insights and Perspectives from Yad Vashem

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