Perhaps we haven’t made a strong enough case for Jewish education with major philanthropists. Bigger projects have been funded, and the large gifts to universities and museums that make headlines every now and then indicate that the funds are out[…]
The Hawaiian Island of Kauai, where people come to get away, never had its own Torah scroll. Now, Richard Seigel, a local resident and his family, commissioned one to serve the Island's Jewish community on Shabbat and Jewish holidays.
Perhaps our grandmothers felt obligated to come to shul on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. But many of us don’t like thinking all that much about what we’ve done (or neglected to do), we find it boring to spend all[…]
Aleph Academy, the only Jewish preschool in the Sierra-Nevada region, is the first private early childhood program in Nevada to become an implementation site for the national TACSEI (Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Development) Program.
On a mild spring day last May at a café in the small idyllic town of Hanover, New Hampshire, Rabbi Moshe Gray was holding his fifth cup of coffee of the day. Unlike the other patrons of the venue, mostly[…]
“We need take a stand. This is not ok and cannot be allowed. Every government’s first responsibility is to protect the safety of its citizens,” says Rabbi Alexander Namdar, who insists that while Jews must be vigilant, “The last thing[…]
In a border city split 50-50 between pro-Ukranian and pro-Russian residents, the Jewish community of Kharkov is grateful to be spared the major violence and mass exodus of their neighbors to the south, but remain anxious about instability.