The message coming out of the first-ever National Ramah conference to focus on the North American network of camps’ 15 different programs for Jewish children, teens and young adults with special needs can be summed up in one word — MORE
Chanukah 5769: Will the Jewish flame of our era burn forth unto our children and our children's children?
Writer (and singer) Hannah Friedman stayed up all night to bring us this song
For months there was constant talk about Obama's Jewish problem, a lingering fear -- with plenty of empirical evidence -- that an unusually high proportion of Democratic Jews were going to vote for McCain. But in the end it didn't bear out. An early exit poll from CNN concluded that Obama received 78 percent of the Jewish vote.
The French now understand that Obama's election will set off a long overdue debate about the status of minority communities within their own nation. Why, people are asking, are there not more minority members of the national legislative bodies?
As the events unfolded, it was a story that could only be measured against the biblical account of Job. It was everyone's worst nightmare.