Today is May 20, 2022 / /
Rabbi Seth Winberg reviews Dreams Deferred: A Concise Guide to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the Movement to Boycott Israel (Indiana University Press), which contains 396 pages of essential information for anyone who cares about the delegitimization of Israel.… Read the rest
Rabbi Dr Benjamin Elton, Rabbi of the Great Synagogue in Sydney and Secretary of the Rabbinical Councils of Australia and New Zealand (Australia’s most senior Orthodox Rabbi) has called on Jewish leaders, who failed to protect child abuse survivors, to stand down from their public positions.… Read the rest
Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Friedman and Dr. Rachel Yehuda on their book “The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling” being recommended by the Jewish Book Council. JBC reviewed the book and states “The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling will appeal to psychoanalysts, particularly those working with Jewish clients, counselors, psychotherapists, psychoanalysts and rabbis offering pastoral counseling, as well as clergy of other faiths such as ministers, priests, imams and lay chaplains.”… Read the rest
Read about how Dr. Michelle Freidman’s new book, “The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling: A Guide for All Faiths” tackles the delicate intersection between rabbinics and psychology in the modern world.… Read the rest
This week’s Torah portion – Parashat Noach (Genesis 6:9-11:32) – features the famous story of Noah’s ark and of the great flood, as well as the story of the Tower of Babel. Rabbi Yonah Berman discusses Noah’s family – on what we know about them and what we can learn from Noah’s geneology.… Read the rest
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School (YCT) announces the launch of the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies website, immediately available at Lindenbaumcenter.org.
The Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies is dedicated to promoting an Orthodox halakha that is scrupulous, sophisticated, and responsive.… Read the rest