(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
Reviewing: “Shalom Italia,” directed and produced by Tamar Tal Anati. Premiering on POV Monday, July 24, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. on PBS.
If you’re unfamiliar with the term, “grit” represents the courage we individuals have and the strength of our character. Adults may be more familiar with the concept, due to the movement spearheaded by Angela Duckworth, who wrote on the subject and on the passion, as well as Caroline Adams Miller’s writings on
Otto Warmbier. I can’t get this tragedy out of my head.
There’s been more than our fair share of the horrific multiple shootings, where mass killings have resulted in unspeakable sadness. It seems like one 24-hour news cycle just hands off another unspeakable incident to the next
One of the towering figures of Jewish education in America remains Samson Benderly, z”l.
Born in Safed, Palestine, in 1876, Benderly emigrated with his family to Baltimore, Maryland, in 1898. By the time he died, in 1944, he had left his indelible imprint on the shaping of the institutions of American Jewish education that we know today.