Dedication ceremony for the Shofar Krakow sculpture. Photo by Jim Barnett.
As a couple we have stood side-by-side for 38 years under the chupah (wedding canopy), next to the cribs where our infant sons slept, at the graves of three beloved parents, with pride at the b’nai mitzvah ceremonies and weddings of our children and awestruck at the miracle of the births of our grandchildren.
October marks the end of the Jewish fall holiday season — a season full of celebration, spiritual depth, and time spent with family — with the grand finale of Simchat Torah, Rejoicing in the Torah.
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A document titled “Declaration on the Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions,” completely changed centuries of hostile and sometimes murderous relations between Jews and Judaism and Catholics and Catholicism. It has been so significant that Jewish and Catholic communities worldwide are marking its 50th anniversary this year — including in Milwaukee, where several public events are scheduled, beginning this month, and are collectively titled “On the Road Together: 50 Years of Catholic-Jewish Relations.”
The program involves seven to eight sessions — three hours each, one night a week — of coursework taught in Milwaukee, mentoring and a project related to the professional work being done by the students
The volunteers for the Speakers Bureau at the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, a program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, have reached many people.
Alina Gerlovin Spaulding, dean of admissions at a South Carolina Jewish community boarding high school, apparently could have a second career as a stand-up comedian.