By Natasha Dresner What comes to mind when you think of the word “culture”? Music? Dance? Art? Theater? We are blessed with so many varied world class nonprofit cultural institutions here in The Berkshires that it would be easy to miss something that these institutions - and a … [Read more...] about Cultural Institution (Not That One. The Other One)
By Dina Rabhan Young Jews, like young people everywhere, are spending increasing amounts of time online. It may seem unfathomable to anyone from an older generation, but U.S. teens go online an average of six hours daily - not including schoolwork. That online focus … [Read more...] about Why the Jewish Community Needs to Rethink how It Reaches Young Jews
By Bob Hyfler "Philosophers have only interpreted the world, the idea however is to change it." No person in history understood and acted on Marx's dictum more than David Ben Gurion. His was an obsession with a single goal - the creation of a Jewish state, modern and … [Read more...] about The Once and Future Greatness of The Jewish Agency for Israel
By Rabbi B. Elka Abrahamson The call for action as a response to an article, one about men assuming leadership written by men who interviewed men was important and necessary, as disappointing as it is that such articles by and about men named to top positions are still … [Read more...] about The Women Seen and Heard!
By An Unnamed Community Professional I work in the Detroit Jewish Community. I left a high-paying corporate job more than five years ago to shift my career into something more meaningful. While culture shocked at first, I was quickly embraced and lauded by peers for making the … [Read more...] about Do We Suffer from Micro-Inequities?