By Eliana Rudee With additional reporting by Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz In an unprecedented move that sets aside a long-held prohibition against Jews entering Christian houses of prayer, a team of Orthodox volunteers with Israel’s premiere search and rescue organization has t … [Read more...] about Orthodox Jews Set Aside Prohibition on Entering Churches to Aid Houston’s Christian Community
Archives for September 2017
A Complex Answer By Dr. Shlomi Ravid Framing the issue In recent months two important articles by Yehuda Kurtzer and Gidi Grinstein opened a conversation that is no less than crucial to the Jewish future. I would like to humbly add my perspective to this conversation. … [Read more...] about Can Peoplehood Consciousness Narrow the Gap Between Israel and American Jewry?
By Rea Kurzweil Have you heard enough about Houston’s Harvey problem? I certainly hope not because each of us needs to read more and think more about how it would feel to suddenly be without a home and all the comforts that we daily take for granted. I didn’t grow up in Hou … [Read more...] about Houston: A Personal Reflection
By Josh Gold We’ve spoken about this in the past. There is no one perfect video for all occasions. What are you planning to use your video for? Who is your intended audience? When and where will they be viewing the video? The most effective message, format and style all c … [Read more...] about What’s the First Video I Should Make for my Nonprofit?
By Renee Koplon There is a story that I often tell incoming freshmen on their first day of high school. I take them back to my annual summer weekend with my aunt and uncle at their cabin on Lake Sacandaga, in upstate NY. It is a magical place where we swim and sail, cook and … [Read more...] about Year One