“Rescue, Relief, and Renewal,” a traveling photo exhibition of 100 years of the American Joint Distribution Committee in Poland, is now open at the Levy Family Campus of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley in Los Gatos. The exhibition was created by the Galicia Jewish Museum i … [Read more...] about 100 Years in Photos of the JDC in Poland Exhibit Opens in Bay Area
Archives for January 2017
An unparalleled European gathering for Russian-speaking Jews will convene outside London later this week. 650 Russian-speaking Jews from more than 20 European countries will gather in Windsor (U.K.) for the first-ever Limmud FSU Europe regional conference, Feb. 3rd-5th. … [Read more...] about Limmud FSU 1st-ever Pan-European Conference Opens Friday
By Maxine Epstein “He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another; than he whom you yourself have obliged,” Benjamin Franklin wrote. Call it The Franklin Effect, a playbook on how to transform haters and doubters into friends. … [Read more...] about How to Make America Sweet Again
By Rachel Makleff, PhD Here is how I reached that conclusion and how Hazon working with Romemu rose to the challenge. Last year’s Tu B’ Shvat, (Arbor Day of the Trees), fell on Sunday, January 24, 2016. Romemu observed the holiday one week later. Preceding years had been har … [Read more...] about Tu B’Shvat is an Opportunity for Vital Civic Education on the Climate Crisis, Let’s not Lose it!
By Dave Neil Hebrew Charter Schools could play a much larger role in promoting Jewish Continuity then they have until now - and the number of such schools could grow significantly. Currently there are no more than a dozen such schools in the U.S. If we partner a Hebrew … [Read more...] about Hebrew Charter Schools could Cut the Cost of Jewish Day School Education