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  • Ten Lessons Learned from a Rabbi’s Murder.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    November 19, 2014 | 9:00 am

    1- The world is random.  No amount of holiness or payer can save a pious man from random evil.  Rabbi Moshe Twersky was a teacher of American students in Israel. His grandfather, had ordained 2,000 rabbis. His father, Rabbi Isadore Twersky, was a prominent American-Jewish leader,...

  • An eye for synagogue photography: Louis Davidson

    September 22, 2014 | 11:30 am

    If you want to track down Louis Davidson, try the local synagogue. 

    Of course, “local” in this case could mean anywhere from Hong Kong to Morocco, from the Ukraine to Hawaii — in any city other than Los Angeles or Tulsa, Okla., between which the retired...

  • The Judaism in Transition exchange, part 1: What can economics teach us about our religious lives?

    By Shmuel Rosner

    August 28, 2014 | 4:02 am

    Carmel U. Chiswick is Research Professor of Economics at George Washington University. A founding member of the Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture and a former officer of the Association for the Social-Scientific Study of Jewry, she has written...

  • July Jewish Heritage Europe Newsletter: Czech 10 Stars and New Photo Galleries

    By Ruth Ellen Gruber

    July 21, 2014 | 7:52 am

    (This post also appears on my Jewish Heritage Travel blog)

     

    Please take a look at the July edition of the monthly newsletter of Jewish Heritage Europe -- the website on Jewish heritage issues that I coordinate as a project of the Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe.

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  • Jewish Heritage Europe launches monthly newsletter

    By Ruth Ellen Gruber

    June 17, 2014 | 10:17 am

    (This post also appears in my Jewish Heritage Travel blog)

    Jewish Heritage Europe -- the web site that I coordinate -- has just launched a monthly newsletter! The first edition came this week and contains a description of the web site's features as well as highlights from our...

  • Thanking Donors the Right Way

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    November 20, 2013 | 12:00 am

    On October 29, Erica Brown published an editorial titled, “We Need Jewish Micro-Giving” in the New York Jewish Week. In it, she argues that people who cannot afford to give large amounts should still be approached for donations, because otherwise, they will feel “invisible” and...

  • What Jerusalem Day means to me

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    May 8, 2013 | 12:20 pm

    Jerusalem. A meeting place of holy and secular. A place of synagogues, churches and mosques. A place there old and new merge into something so beautiful, so special, it takes your breath away. No place in the world is like Jerusalem. No experience in the world matches standing in...

  • June 2-8, 2012

    By Ryan Torok

    May 30, 2012 | 11:01 am

    SAT | JUNE 2

    “A NIGHT OF ECLECTIC SOUND”
    Musicians come together to rock your soul during the Beit T’Shuvah Sisterhood concert. Performers include Craig Taubman, singer-songwriter James Fuchs, funk ensemble The Bobby Hunt Trio, folk-rocker Danny Peck, student Cantor Rachel...

  • Synagogues in Northeastern Poland

    By Ruth Ellen Gruber

    May 6, 2012 | 1:30 am

    I spent the past week in Sejny, a small town in the far northeast of Poland near the Lithuanian border—and coincidentally just ran across a very good video about the synagogues and Jewish quarters in Sejny and several other towns in eastern/northeastern Poland. It’s worth watching.