Our guest this week is Rabbi Michelle Dardashti, the Rabbi of Brown RISD Hillel and Associate University Chaplain for the Jewish Community at Brown University. Rabbi Dardashti was ordained and received a Master’s in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS). Prior...
Lone soldiers from North America attend Thanksgiving dinner in Tel Aviv
How to destroy your Thanksgiving dinner
How the Chabad rebbe helped create food stamps, and other Jewish Medal of Freedom stories
Russia and Turkey refuse to back down in row over jet downing
Jonathan Pollard’s job offer stands
Tag: Lech Lecha
October 23, 2015 | 3:34 am
October 21, 2015 | 11:13 am
October 31, 2014 | 2:32 pm
October 31, 2014 | 4:06 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Hyim Shafner of the Bais Abraham congregation in St. Louis, Missouri. Rabbi Shafner has Smicha (rabbinical ordination), a Masters degree in Social Work (MSW), and an MA in Jewish philosophy, all from Yeshiva University in New York City. Before coming to...
October 9, 2013 | 3:24 pm
November 1, 2011 | 8:29 pm
January 6, 2011 | 4:58 pm
Songwriter Debbie Friedman has been hospitalized in Orange County, Calif.
Friedman is reportedly sedated and on a respirator, according to an email sent Wednesday from the West Coast office of the Union for Reform...
November 6, 2008 | 11:35 pmLech Lecha begins with God telling Abraham, "Go forth from your land, from your birthplace, from the house of your father to the land that I will show you."
But why does God say it in this particular order?
If you've left your country of origin, haven't you already left your...
October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pmA 40-year-old British man named Jason Lewis recently completed a circumnavigation of the globe using only human power. He journeyed more than 46,000 miles around the world using a bicycle, pedal boat, kayak, rollerblades and his own two feet. He kayaked or pedaled across oceans and...
October 21, 2004 | 8:00 pm
In this week's portion, Lech Lecha, we learn about a fight between the shepherds of Abraham and his nephew, Lot. There was plenty of space for everyone, but they weren't getting along so it seemed too crowded. Our rabbis teach us that when two people get along, they can...