Madison campaign begins — Duo pianists Josh Dumont and Jim Ripp of PianoFondue performed at the opening event of the Jewish Federation of Madison’s 2014 Tzedakah Campaign Kickoff, held on Sept. 7 at Full Compass Systems headquarters.
The Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s allocations process for fiscal year 2014-15 is a story “about a profound change,” as MJF President and CEO Hannah Rosenthal said in a recent interview.
That humans are created in the image of G-d grants them this potential and obligates them to engage in imitating G-d. As the physical structures here below reflect metaphysical structures in the world Above, so are humans G-d’s representatives here below.
Thank you for all you are doing. It’s making the transition (which was supposed to be traumatic) quite smooth.
This experience made me reconsider what makes a college hospitable to Jewish students, a question I am asked frequently when I meet high school students and their parents.
As we consider whom to vote for in the races for local, state and federal offices this November, let us analyze which party expresses a “passion for justice” and how it proposes to “treat the weakest in our midst.”
Free markets are essential to free society. This is perhaps the most complicated, and most important, issue for Libertarians.
American conservatives do not believe in a religious government. We believe in the benefits of a religious society.
We contribute a fraction of a fraction of the nearly 40 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide that trap more and more heat in our atmosphere, creating the devastating greenhouse effect. Yet we are not without agency.
The whiny, petulant Editor’s Desk column in the September issue complaining about Israel’s critics fails to mention, let alone confront, valid criticisms of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza and its treatment of Arab citizens.
With midterm elections just around the corner, four races for the House of Representatives in particular are catching our Jewish eyes.
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A Delta Airlines flight to Israel was delayed after haredi Orthodox men and women deplaned rather than sit next to members of the opposite sex.
A 3-month-old girl was killed and eight people were injured when a car crashed into a light rail station in Jerusalem.
“What’s so important in the mitzvah of bikur cholim [visiting the sick] is to make [ailing people] feel less alone,” said Rabbi Michel Twerski of Congregation Beth Jehudah. “For the sick person, just being there is important.”
The Glendale Mikvah opened this year, and a formal dedication ceremony, co-sponsored by Mikvah USA, was held on Aug. 31, at Ohr HaTorah-Jewish Heritage Center, where the mikvah is located in the basement level.
I found books and websites about breast cancer and how to eat well, how to exercise, how to select an oncologist and even how to be a supportive husband — but nothing about how to parent.
Home-grown talent and the story of freedom from slavery will be on the menu at a concert jointly hosted by Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid and Tabernacle Baptist Church and on Sunday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m., at the synagogue, 6880 N. Green Bay Ave.
We wanted to see Wroclaw and honor our great-grandparents’ memories by visiting their graves. We believe that there have been no other family members able to do this ever.