[With the fall Limmud FSU schedule in full swing, Asher Weill sat with Chaim Chesler - a long-time advocate for Soviet Jewry and Founder of Limmud FSU. In 2006, together with Sandra Cahn (US) and Mikhail Chlenov (Russia), Chaim founded Limmud FSU and chairs its Executive … [Read more...] about A Conversation With Chaim Chesler
Archives for September 2014
By Dan Finkel Jewish educational networks buzzed all summer with questions about how to handle returning to school in the wake of the conflict in Israel and Gaza this past summer. Educators are still looking for ways to process their own (often conflicted) thoughts and … [Read more...] about What Does Israel Education Look Like NOW?
The Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies has released "The Impact of Taglit-Birthright Israel: Marriage and Family." This report examines Taglit's long-term impact on participants with a special focus on their decisions about marriage and children. The findings are from data … [Read more...] about The Impact of Taglit-Birthright Israel: Marriage and Family
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), the global Jewish college fraternity, launched a $1,000,000 commitment to 10 Jewish philanthropies at its 101st International Convention in Toronto, Canada. Brothers in 180 chapters in six countries will be fundraising through AEPi’s Official Philanthropy … [Read more...] about AEPi Launches Million Dollar Philanthropy Campaign
On September 2, in the city’s first rabbinic ordination since before World War II, four rabbis and three cantors were ordained at a ceremony in the White Stork synagogue in Wroclaw, Poland. The new clergy graduated from the Abraham Geiger College in Potsdam, Germany, a Reform r … [Read more...] about Polish City Marks First Rabbinical Ordination Since World War II