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  • In N.Y. play, echoes of anti-Semitic discrimination and the horrors of an African war

    November 16, 2011 | 4:02 pm

    At the start of “Rash,” Jenni Wolfson appears onstage in a green peasant skirt and khaki top to the sound of cascading gunfire. Her long brown hair is unceremoniously pulled back with a black scrunchie. From a trunk she pulls out a flak jacket and puts it on.

    Wolfson then takes...

  • Discovering Life Lessons in Ancient Texts

    By Masa Israel Journey

    April 28, 2011 | 12:07 pm

    by Louis Sachs, student at Masa Israel’s Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

    I have spent the past nine months, living in Jerusalem and absorbed in the history of the Jewish people. Through Masa Israel Journey, I am a student at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, where I engage...

  • A Good Place to Start

    By Rabbi Ed Feinstein

    February 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The Torah has no title page. It has neither an author's introduction nor a preface -- nothing to tell us why the book was written or how it is to be read. The very first line begins with a complete lack of self-consciousness: "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth"...