SPONSORED ATHENS — In a small, nondescript classroom in Greece’s capital city, 10 Jewish eighth-graders study a biblical text about Jacob and Esau under the guidance of Rivkah Carl, a Jewish teacher from Teaneck, New Jersey. The students chatter loudly in Greek among themselves, though the language of instruction is English. In an adjacent classroom,… Read More
Jewish women of color group sticks with the march’s controversial leaders
Campers come to learn. But more than anything, they come to be kids.
It’s all about only keeping things that “spark with joy”
Classically trained, she’s half of the duo Outcalls
Some liberal Jewish women are sitting this year’s march out.
At Agudas Achim Congregation in Alexandria, Martin Luther King Jr. weekend has become a time to bring church to the synagogue. For the last two years, the Conservative congregation has embraced its neighbors from the Alfred Street Baptist Church, the historic black church in Alexandria’s Bottoms neighborhood. This year will be no different. On Saturday… Read More
In Kentucky, two Jewish activists are in the nucleus of a rapidly expanding company that harvests, produces and sells what some have called a miracle oil
Naomi Reem, the head of Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital, formally announced on Jan. 8 that she would step down at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. The school began searching for a successor last year, after Reem told the school board that she planned to leave, said board president… Read More
Around seven years ago, many of my friends began oohing and aahing over a hot new HBO series called “Game of Thrones.” I’ve humored them about it, but there was never anything in this medieval fantasy epic for me. Until now. HBO and Diageo, a global leader in the alcoholic beverage industry, have teamed up… Read More
Helping the homeless is just one of Jesse Rabinowitz’s social justice passions.
The oldest standing synagogue in Washington — which once housed Adas Israel Congregation and will soon become part of the Capital Jewish Museum — made the third and final leg of its journey Wednesday, a roughly block-and-a-half trek to its permanent location at the southwest corner of 3rd and F Streets in downtown Washington. Set… Read More
There are no friends like camp friends, especially to this group of 30-year-olds who all moved to Washington together
Get ready for consumer Judaism.
A Maryland supporter of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel and a Muslim civil rights group have sued Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) ?over an executive order which denies? government contracts to businesses that boycott Israel. Former state Del. Saqib Ali and the Council on American Islamic Relations of on Jan. 9 filed… Read More
PHILADELPHIA — Andrew Rehfeld, 52, represents a few firsts for Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC), where he will begin as its 13th president in April. He’s almost certainly the first president to think through the future of the 143 year-old Reform institution of higher learning in terms of Coca-Cola and Sears. He’s definitely… 카지노 무료 쿠폰Read More
Washington’s Jewish communal establishment went on a date this week. It was with three staff members of the evangelical group Christians United for Israel. “In many ways, we hope it is going to lead to a very nice relationship,” said Ron Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington, which invited… Read More
“Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose, America’s Great Jewish Impresario” by Mark Cohen. Waltham, Mass.: Brandeis University Press, 2018. 233 pages, $29.95. If anything, Billy Rose was versatile. Among his many talents was songwriting. As a composer, Rose penned a few hits, including “Tonight You Belong to Me,” “Me and My… 카지노 무료 쿠폰Read More
Bennett’s new nationalist party will have to overcome a number of hurdles.