from The Jerusalem Post: Rosner's Domain: Al Levitt on what Jewish educators should teach You've probably heard about the "big news coming out of The Jim Joseph Foundation": $33 million is being given to The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), Hebrew Union College-Jewish … [Read more...] about What Jewish Educators Should Teach
Archives for May 2010
by Noga Zivan, D. Phil. On 6 May 2010, Great Britain went to the polls amid great unease surrounding the country’s economic future. The election resulted in the first peace-time coalition government since 1939, between David Cameron’s Conservative (Tory) Party and Nick Clegg’s … [Read more...] about Where Now for Great Britain?
Theodore Sasson and Leonard Saxe writing in Tablet Magazine: Wrong Numbers Peter Beinart’s argument about Israel and liberal American Jews is built on misread data ... Our response to Beinart and others who share his view of a profound and growing schism between liberal A … [Read more...] about Is Beinart a Bellwether
by Yonatan Ariel How do we make the Jewish journey compelling? I believe we need to reconfigure the art of Jewish conversation. We need to encourage exploratory, open conversation aimed at strengthening and deepening the foundations of one’s connections to Judaism in the w … [Read more...] about The Art of Content Conversations
The general feeling around Jerusalem's Jewish organizational world is that the upcoming meeting of the World Zionist Congress will be either of two extremes - boring, or a bloodbath - and much relates around how Shas, a Sephardic Haredi political party, is received in the … [Read more...] about Haredi Party Seeks to Remove Pluralism from Jewish World Agenda