Jewish Journal

Stevie Disses Israel

By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

November 30, 2012 | 11:05 am

Stevie Wonder’s statement on why he ditched the FIDF banquet sounds like he is being impartial. Yet, a real impartiality would be to play for both audiences. The fact that he cancelled is... read on

  • Limud Polska: It’s No Joke

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    November 6, 2012 | 12:41 pm

    (Part one of several blogs on my recent return to Poland after an 11 year absence.)


    The snow began falling just as the busses were unloading for the 5th Annual Limud conference in Poland. (They spelled it Limud in Poland.) It has been eleven years since I left Poland after... read on

  • Preventing election hangover: We can still be the ‘United’ States of America

    by Cheston Mizel

    November 5, 2012 | 3:49 pm

    Here we stand, the end of a long fought battle in sight.

    The whole world is watching. The stakes could not be higher.

    The global economy faces continued uncertainty; regimes face instability; wars continue to rage; the threat of terrorism and unrest continue to grow. Here at... read on