Alexandra J. Wall
November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm
July 3, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Victor Haim Perera was haunted by a curse. His great-grandfather, Rabbi Yitzhak Moshe Perera of Jerusalem, had warned his sons and grandsons never to leave the Holy Land without consent "from now to eternity."
The author of "The Cross and the Pear Tree: A Sephardic Journey," a...
March 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Yossi Amrani had a difficult phone call to make on Monday.
The consul general of Israel in San Francisco placed a call to Craig and Cynthia Corrie of Charlotte, N.C., to express his condolences over the death of their daughter.
Rachel Corrie, 23, a senior at Evergreen State...
July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm
The new Reform guidelines for converts to Judaism will have little effect on the many Reform rabbis who already employ many of the traditional practices suggested.
The guidelines, adopted last week by the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), the Reform movement's rabbinical...