Tu B'shvat is the Jewish birthday of the trees ... so here's a little tale in honor of all those trees out there. Straight from the Talmud, G-dcast brings you ... Honi the Circle Maker. … [Read more...] about Hug a Tree: Tu B’shvat’s Coming
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American Jewish singer and songwriter Debbie Friedman, who changed the voice of American Jewish spirituality and prayer, died today in a hospital in Orange County, California. Friedman had been hospitalized with pneumonia. Debbie Friedman has created a powerful and euphoric body … [Read more...] about Debbie Friedman z”l
First we had the #JTA100; now the #JWA100. from Jewesses with Attitude: Something exciting happened on Twitter [last week]. The result is the #JWA100. Unlike the #JTA100, the #JWA100 is not a contest. It does not measure or rank tweeters, nor is it limited to100 people. The … [Read more...] about The #JWA100: Jewish Women Who Tweet
by Debra Nussbaum Cohen A worldwide effort is underway to bring about healing for one of American Judaism’s most beloved composers of healing and other Jewish liturgy. Debbie Friedman is the widely-known composer of Jewish songs, including “Mishebeirach,” “Sing Unto God” and … [Read more...] about Popular Jewish Singer and Composer Debbie Friedman in Critical Condition; Friends Launching Worldwide Spiritual Healing Effort
Yesterday, in a post on his blog UJThee and Me, Chicago communal leader Richard Wexler, indicated that Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) has lost use of their bank credit line. Wexler further wrote, "the Board Chair, at the last Board meeting, in a moment of rare public … [Read more...] about JFNA Responds to Question on Credit Line