On Shabbat Parshat Ki Tezte, 11 Elul 5777, September 2, 2017, the Jewish community lost a true champion. New York State Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz personified what it means to be a community advocate. The media coverage, both secular and Jewish, of his untimely and tragic passing
This coming December, our high school will host a Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) Makeathon. As a capstone to their four-year experience in our engineering and entrepreneurship (E2) program, our seniors will utilize the skills they have developed in
Reviewing “When God Is Near: On the High Holidays” by Rabbi Yehuda Amital, edited by Yoel Amital, translated by Kaeren Fish. Maggid Books, Yeshivat Har Etzion. Hardcover, 306 pages, 2015. ISBN-10: 1592644376.
(Courtesy of Ayeka) Jerusalem—Ayeka: The Center for Soulful Education announced that leading Jewish educator Debra Shaffer Seeman will join Ayeka as an
The month of Av got off to an unpleasant start with a petition circulating online to “Protect the Quality of Our Community in Mahwah,” a New Jersey town, barely 15 miles from my home in Bergenfield. The petition calls on the local electric company to “remove all eruvs from our Township and revoke
Editor’s note: Rabbi Goldwasser offers some important tips for young women as they prepare to study in Israel.
Almost 100 people attended the Hebrew Institute of White Plains on Sunday, June 25, 2017, to witness the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Akiva Grimaldi, a resident of New Rochelle and member of the Anshe Sholom synagogue. An Eagle Scout is
Perhaps you are an avid listener, like me, whose podcast app is stockpiled with 16 different channels, constantly updating with new content to grace your ears. Perhaps you’ve only just heard of the fad that is taking the world by storm, as major publications and radio stations shift their
Reviewing: “Joe’s Violin,” directed by Emmy-award winning filmmaker Kahane Cooperman, premiering on PBS on Monday, July 24, at 10 p.m., and streaming online for several weeks on pov.org. 24