We read yesterday that the Internet is one factor that has contributed to “the flattening of the Earth”. That's what writer Thomas Friedman says about the new global reality of the twenty-first century; where innovation is no longer held back by national borders and with changes … [Read more...] about Summer Camp 2.0
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Last night I engaged in my usual Motzei Shabbat stroll through downtown Jerusalem. While Israel may be in the midst of an unusual cold snap and most of the winter break tourists have departed, Birthright still rules the Midrachov. With a minimum of six bus loads filling every … [Read more...] about Our World is Also Flat
Brandeis University's Women’s Studies Research Center and International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life present an exhibition about the healing power of art in South Africa Photographs by Brandeis U. fine arts major and Haifa native Naomi Safran-Hon will be part of an … [Read more...] about The Healing Power of Art
In a step that marks a major change in gender roles within modern Orthodoxy, women will be ordained as Orthodox rabbis. Jerusalem's Shalom Hartman Institute, founded by Rabbi David Hartman, himself a modern Orthodox rabbi, will open a four-year program next year to prepare women … [Read more...] about Hartman To Ordain Women Rabbis; Or Not?