Join us for the Launch/Celebration of the Final Volume of R. Francis Nataf’s Redeeming Relevance series on the Torah:
Author Samuel J. Levine appeared as a guest speaker at the the Disability and Faith Forum.
The story of Joseph (the title of my book uses the Hebrew “Yosef”) presents a fascinating and memorable narrative, which has been both the focus of careful study for countless generations of readers and scholars of the Bible, as well the subject of a wide range of art and literature, from the visual arts to novels to Broadway. Much of this interest, among both religious adherents and broader culture, likely stems in large part from the challenging questions that arise in the course of the story.Continue reading “New Review – Was Yosef on the Spectrum”
Barbara Bensoussan • Mishpacha Magazine
Of Life and Death
Jason Weiner never dreamed he’d be a hospital chaplain. But the nationally recognized expert on medical halachah and pastoral counseling helps Jewish patients make the most important decisions of their life.
With close to 1,000 patient beds, Cedars Sinai Hospital on Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles is a small village. It includes multiple buildings and four parking lots. The hospitals’ interiors are modern and sleek, with spacious rooms and high-ceilinged lobbies adorned with framed modern art work. To make its affiliation clear, a white Magen David hangs atop the main building. Continue reading “New Review -Jewish Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making”
Consulate General of Slovakia in New York
Society for the History of Czechoslovak Jews
cordially invite you to a book presentation
DIRTY JEWESS BY SILVIA FISHBAUM
with Andrea Coddington
Author Silvia Fishbaum translated and adapted her memoir to English language from its original version Židovka, a platinum bestseller in Slovakia. Both authors, Silvia and Andrea, will be happy to answer all your questions and sign your copies.
When: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 5:30 pm
Where: 6 E 67 st, New York
RSVP by Friday, August 24 at firstname.lastname@example.org
Special gratitude to the Permanent Representative of Slovakia to the UN
H.E. Ambassador Michal Mlynár for providing his Residence
Author Diana Lipton will be speaking on Wednesday 13 June in Beer Sheva, in English, about her book, From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey.
Details about the Kehilat Be’erot event can be found at this link:
Registration is required.
Watch Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo and Rabbi Yitz Greenberg discussing pressing issues facing Modern Orthodoxy today at an evening hosted by Matan HaSharon
Available from Urim Publications:
Rabbi Dr. Irving (Yitz) Greenberg holding a copy of
A Torah Giant edited by Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz
Discover the breadth of wisdom provided by this generation’s giant of Torah: Rabbi Irving “Yitz” Greenberg. Rabbi Yitz is one of the most renowned leaders in contemporary Jewish communal life. His dedication to foster a more interconnected and vibrant Judaism has been felt across the academic and broader world. In this new work, the legacy of Rabbi Yitz is discussed at length by those who have been affected by his inclusive model of contemporary Judaism, approachable erudition, commitment to fostering meaningful interfaith dialogue, and constant striving to make the world a more just place. These intellectual progenies divulge the lasting impact Rabbi Yitz has had on their lives and the lives of people around the globe.
Edited by Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz
Foreword by Rabbi Avi Weiss
Introduction by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
Hardcover, 344 pages
KTAV Publishing House and Urim Publications 2018
Come meet author Lenny Ben-David!
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
6:00 PM in the Library of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
13 Tel Chai Street (corner of Rachel Emeinu), Jerusalem
“From the beginning to the end – U.S. Senators visiting the Western Wall in the 1930’s on the cover, to young Bobby Kennedy reporting on the 1948 Israeli Independence war in the last chapter – Lenny Ben-David’s essays and collection of 100 photographs portray the special relationship between the United States and the Jewish population of the Holy Land from a unique and memorable perspective.” – Senator Joseph I. Lieberman
Other works by Lenny Ben-David:
American Interests in the Holy Land (2017)
World War I in the Holy Land (2018)
Biblical Sites and the Jews of the Holy Land (2019)
Revealed in Early Photographs