It was early Monday morning here in the Old City of Jerusalem. We had just finished our minyan in the Rabban Yohanan Ben Zakkai synagogue, the same synagogue where generations of Sephardic Chief Rabbis have been crowned as the Rishon L’Zion. I walked over to the bookcase, and my...
Leaving Israel, Africans face detention, possibly death
Putin’s Jewish embrace: Is it love or politics?
Ukraine appeals to West as Crimea turns to Russia
BREAKING: Home-made bomb explodes near Israeli embassy in Cairo
Nadia Haroun, deputy head of Egypt’s dwindling Jewish community, dies
Bulgarian police ID tour bus attacker through DNA
The guy who missed the Malaysia Airlines flight
Israel ups threshold for Knesset seats despite opposition boycott
October 7, 2013 | 5:42 pm
March 8, 2008 | 5:00 pm
May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm
"Resisting History: Historicism and Its Discontents in German-Jewish Thought" by David N. Myers (Princeton University Press, $29.95).
It is a rare exception to find a scholarly volume penned by an academic that speaks with such a resoundingly relevant message to the popular...
March 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm
There are two different ways of reminding us that Purim is around the corner. One is the PR method, involving newspaper ads, thousands of fliers and large street banners, usually advertising the upcoming Purim carnivals. The other involves no media or marketing but has existed for...
My New Hero Pope Francis: The Religion of LoveSHARES
UJC closing in on new leadership teamSHARES
Interfaith leaders meet with L.A. County health directorSHARES
Custom Chuppah CreationsSHARES
Beth Lapides’s Uncabaret @ First & Hope - CURATING THE AUDIENCESHARES
Barack Obama: Shabbos goySHARES