I heard a song for Sukkot in Brazil. It is a song of the shacks in the slums -- that is to say,...
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Woman at The Wall
September 27, 2007 | 8:00 pm
June 16, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Contemporary Judaism cannot spare any of its competing components. Each one, from Charedi to Reform, has a unique contribution to make.
I recently spent some time with the Helsinki Jewish community and learned something about Judaism I didn't know. First, I learned that the...
January 27, 2005 | 7:00 pm
"After Emancipation: Jewish Religious Responses to Modernity" by David Ellenson (Hebrew Union College Press, 2004).
In the forward of "After Emancipation: Jewish Religious Responses to Modernity," Michael Meyer explains: "This book is directed especially to a broader readership...
December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm
November 9, 2000 | 7:00 pm
What would life be like for us if ideas mattered in the inner domain of Judaism? Let me give three criteria for the standard of a vital intellectual life, a religious community to which ideas make a difference. First, when ideas matter, people argue with one another about ideas, not...