Today is October 19, 2019 / /
There is a lot of conversation at this time about intermarriage, including a number of recent news reports and articles. Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School states two important points on this matter.Besides intermarriage being strictly prohibited halakhically, it poses grave danger to Jewish continuity.… Read the rest
Mazel Tov Rabbi Seth Winberg ’11! Brandeis University is pleased to announce the selection of Rabbi Seth Winberg as the executive director of Hillel at Brandeis, effective August 21. Winberg is a recognized leader who will bring extraordinary experience and guidance to Brandeis’ vibrant Jewish community.… Read the rest
Who is a Jew in good standing? Who is in and who is out of the tribe? Rabbi Dov Linzer to discuss Jewish identity in Teaneck this upcoming shabbos at the Davar Institute.
For more information about each os his talks and location information please click below.… Read the rest
Diaspora Jews admire the IDF, but for Rabbi Avi Weiss, one of the most prominent rabbis in the United States, this honor became personal after his daughter immigrated to Israel and his grandchildren enlisted. “When I was young, I always thought that my job as a rabbi during times of pain was to find a formula that would remove the darkness.”… Read the rest
The Holocaust—perhaps the twentieth century’s most religiously significant event—is remembered without religious sentiment, or even religious language. The tones are institutional, the palette secular, and the effect much external fanfare and sparse internal fervor. Ben Greenfield ’17 discusses the Seder ha-Levayah le-Yom Ha-Shoah in the Lehrhaus.com.… Read the rest