Jewish Journal

The graves that aren’t there

By Rabbi Robin Podolsky

June 23, 2012 | 7:54 pm

Track 17 by Michael Le Chevalier

"The SS man learned the attitude of a warrior for war's sake; unquestioning obedience; hardness as hardening himself against any human empathy; contempt for the ‘inferior'; and arrogance... read on
  • Thinking Shoah in the 21st Century: The worth of witness

    By Rabbi Robin Podolsky

    June 18, 2012 | 10:00 pm

    I’m on my way to Germany with a group of seminarians and medical students sponsored by FASPE, Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics.  I can only shiver with yira, with awe, at my extraordinary fortune to be alive as a Jewish woman in this time and place; to... read on

  • Welcome to Erev Rav

    By Rabbi Robin Podolsky

    June 15, 2012 | 3:35 pm

    Yes, this blog is named for an old yeshivish groaner.  We first read about the erev rav in the Torah (Exodus 12:38) “And also a mixed multitude (Erev Rav) went up with them…” We learn that a group of people, most of them Israelites, were liberated from slavery and became one people... read on

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