This summer, we had a wonderful congregational riverboat cruise along the Danube, exploring the Jewish dimensions of Europe, and the roles Jews played throughout the centuries in what is now Hungary, Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic. In almost every town, even when there...
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January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pmI had a life-changing experience on Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel's 25th yahrzeit in 1997. After just meeting and befriending Heschel's daughter and only child, Susannah, she took me with her to all of the various memorial services happening around New York City in her father's...
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It is hard to recall such despairing times.
A young Tel Aviv man spat three times on Yitzhak Rabin's memorial -- the same number as the bullets that felled him -- in front of a Channel 2 news crew a few days before the anniversary of his murder. Glaring swastikas were found splashed...