by Joshua Runyan Chabad.edu Further expanding on the services available to Jewish students worldwide and those studying abroad, the Chabad on Campus International Foundation announced Wednesday that Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries would soon be opening new European campus … [Read more...] about Chabad on Campus Expands Operations in Europe
Archives for June 2012
World Council of Jewish Communal Service draws professionals from 18 countries to Jerusalem conference by Abigail Pickus When Rabbi Bob Kaplan was tapped to be founding Director of C.A.U.S.E - NY, a division of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York that works … [Read more...] about Jewish Communal Professionals Unite
by Rabbi Louis Feldstein Truth be told I don’t know Andrew Rehfeld, the law professor long active as a volunteer in the St. Louis Jewish community, who was just named the chief executive officer and president of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. He may in fact be an i … [Read more...] about The Times they are a Changing, but for the Better?
How to Make the Synagogue a More Relevant Institution in Jewish Life: A Review Tomorrow’s Synagogue Today: Creating Vibrant Centers of Jewish Life by Rabbi Hayim Herring (The Alban Institute, 2012; $17) Can you imagine being so excited about a book that you could not wait to … [Read more...] about How to Make the Synagogue a More Relevant Institution in Jewish Life
Utica, Mississippi, June 28, 2012 - Two Jewish summer camps serving the Deep South - one Reform, the other Orthodox - will come together for a day of activities to celebrate America's independence. This unprecedented collaboration is made possible by a grant from the Foundation … [Read more...] about Reform and Orthodox Jewish Camps Come Together to Celebrate July 4th