by Stuart Botwinick It was funny scene, Rodney Dangerfield goes back to school as Thorton Melon in Back To School (classic movie, circa 1986) and in a closing scene, he sits to take an oral exam. A large long room, wood floors, a single chair facing a stage of his professors - … [Read more...] about Budget Time: Defending Your College Thesis or An Open Book Test?
Archives for May 2014
A joint Israeli delegation of Lev Echad and Shalem College in Jerusalem arrived in Serbia last week in response to the worst wave of floods in recent Balkan history. With scores killed and more than one million affected by the catastrophic flooding and landslides, the Israeli dele … [Read more...] about Israeli Students Among First to Assist Serbia
by Doreet Freedman Dov Gruner, Abba Kovner, Golda Meir and Menachem Begin to name a mere few, thoughtfully and passionately put their lives in danger, more times than they could count, for the simple notion of establishing a Jewish homeland. At the time, the War of … [Read more...] about Why Should We March in the Israeli Day Parade?
by Jeremy Borovitz My first interaction with Moishe House happened about three years ago, when a brash young Peace Corps volunteer from a Ukrainian village was invited to see what Moishe House Kiev had to offer. On a Sunday night, 25 other young Jews had gathered in an … [Read more...] about Shabbat 2.0: Young Jewish Leaders Commit to Action at Riga Retreat
by Martin Joseph Limmud has just launched Learning - a resource for Tikkun Leyl Shavuot in time for the upcoming chag, when there is a tradition to stay up all night learning, known as a Tikkun Leyl Shavuot. Compiled by the Limmud Chavruta team, it is Limmud's first, … [Read more...] about Learning Together Through the Night – Limmud Launches Tikkun Leyl Shavuot E-Resource