News

Sun, Nov 19, 2017
Source JPost Headlines
At the Soul Cafe and Soul Studio in Detroit, young adults with special needs learn the skills they need to go out into the world [...]
Sun, Nov 19, 2017
Source Times of Israel
'Greggs' spokesperson says 'really sorry to have caused any offence, this was never our intention' after Christian groups protest pork-filled nativity scene [...]
Sun, Nov 19, 2017
Source Times of Israel
Sun, Nov 19, 2017
Source JPost Headlines
Elior Azaria at a military court hearing in Jaffa, Aug. 30, 2016. (Miriam Alster/Flash90) JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel's President Reuven Rivlin rejected a request to pardon a former Israeli soldier convicted of shooting and killing an injured Palestinian terrorist as he lay on the ground. Rivlin rejected the request to pardon jailed [...]
Sun, Nov 19, 2017
Source JTA

Learning & Culture

The first poem here emerged from a practice I've adopted over the past few years of combining close study of Jewish texts with creative-writing prompts. I was introduced to this sort of work through classes offered by Amy Gottlieb at the Drisha Institute in New York; after those courses ended, [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source Tablet Magazine
Each week, the Scroll highlights upcoming exhibits, performances, and cultural events around the country. Atlanta, Georgia Continue reading "On View: All the Jewish Art You Need to See This Week, November 17th Edition" at... [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 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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