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As American Jews, let us celebrate Israel

This week, Jews in Israel and across the world celebrate Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, and Yom Haatzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day. These holidays fall on Wednesday, April 14 and Thursday,

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Our Jewish stories keep us all connected

By Laura Seymour Dear Families, A number of years ago, just before Passover, David Ben-Gurion’s grandson spoke at Congregation Shearith Israel about his grandfather and Israel. He related a story

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Sefiras haOmer, Part II

Dear Rabbi, Thank you for answering my question relating to “counting the Omer.” I was fascinated by the point you made at the end of your remarks that one can

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A bracelet of memory

I have not yet met Bonnie Glogover “in the flesh,” as the saying goes, but I know her very well; today’s internet makes this different kind of friendship possible. We

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