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  • Rabbi Sharon Brous vs. Rabbi Daniel Gordis: Betrayal or compassion?

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    November 29, 2012 | 12:36 pm

    When Rabbi Sharon Brous first read an essay by Rabbi Daniel Gordis, a colleague and former teacher, accusing her of betraying Israel, she was shocked and angry, she said. Nevertheless, her initial instinct was to refrain from feeding the publicity machine.

    Gordis’ article, posted...

  • Fear and Gordis

    By Rob Eshman

    August 22, 2012 | 11:27 am

    For reasons I can’t quite understand, many leaders in the pro-Israel community continue to insist that the young generation of American Jews has abandoned Israel.

    That’s just not true. 

    “Ours is the first generation in which the centrality of Zion in Jewish dreams is...

  • Shepherding the Bible

    By David Suissa

    April 25, 2012 | 12:47 pm

    It’s common knowledge that the Bible is the “greatest book ever written.” No other book can match its power or wide appeal; no other book has been as studied, analyzed or debated. It’s the literary gift that keeps on giving, the book of books, the book for all eternity.

    And...

  • Jerusalem center receives $12.5 million grant to launch college

    May 3, 2011 | 1:39 pm

    Jerusalem’s Shalem Center said it has received a $12.5 million challenge grant in its effort to establish what the center is billing as Israel’s first liberal arts college.

    The gift, from the New York-based Tikvah Fund, will match other donations during the college’s first...

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  • Coming soon—a Jewish liberal arts college

    By  Orit Arfa

    February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    This is one in a series of articles on myriad topics related to Israel that will run weekly as we approach the Jewish State's 60th anniversary on Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel Independence Day, in May.

    Dr. Daniel Gordis At a time when most Israeli university professors were on strike, Dr. Yoram Hazony,...

  • Kitchen Stadium meets the Skirball, Miri Ben-Ari glows downtown, Jona Goldrich tells his story

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Iron Chef In the House Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto paid a visit to the Skirball Cultural Center on Sept. 30, entertaining the crowd with a colorful cooking demonstration featuring menu items from his restaurants. The charismatic and world-class chef from Japan recently released his...
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