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November 23, 2021
Emily Singer is the author of a new book — one receiving good attention in many quarters, including a warm review in a recent edition of the Jerusalem Post. The book is called Gilgul, and while it’s intended for middle-school-age readers, and would make a great Hanukkah gift for same, it carries a message we could all use — one combining great pride in ethnic/national/religious identity and genuinely embracing the idea that each particularity must connect with something larger than itself. I had the opportunity to “sit down” with Emily, despite the......
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January 11, 2021
Kohelet / Ecclesiastes 12:12 warns us that “to the making of books, there is no end,” suggesting that maybe it’s enough already with the book, and that was over 2,000 years ago! So, let me start by asking you — one author to another — why another book, and what, if any, of Kohelet’s concerns accompanied you in the making of this one? What would our libraries look like if the Jewish canon ended with Ecclesiastes’ nihilistic, subversive, depressive charge? The people of the book deserve as many books as there are......
September 09, 2020
Rabbi Klein uses a combination of musar and the teachings of Benjamin Franklin to help prison inmates on their path to rehabilitation....
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August 24, 2020
Reflections on the changes underway in how we understand God, the church, and our work in the world....
August 11, 2020
How Dr. Yvonne Kaye found the strength to survive WWII and overcome addiction....
September 12, 2019
An interview with Rabbi Michal Loving of southern California....
October 30, 2017
Bari Weiss incorporates her deep love of Judaism into pieces that have a wider appeal....
June 14, 2017
Attending the Immigrants & Exile: Stories of Nostalgia & Longing Showcase gave Amy an opportunity to reflect on her own family's immigrant story....
June 08, 2017
The Old City Jewish Art Center is a place where great art and Jewish wisdom unite visitors of all walks of life....