Rabbi John Rosove points us to three articles that I thought you might find stimulating. Read and see what you think.
Jews and the United States
All set to teach one of my favorite classes.
(See: Washington and the Jews, as well as Jews and American Politics to learn more about the history of the Jews in the U.S.)
A flare up of sciatica limits the time I can spend at my desk so I will post less frequently for the next few days.
If you feel chatty, leave topics you’d like for me to address upon my return.
Liberty for all: An Elusive Goal Quick Comment: Parashat Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2)
Thank you for sharing this memory! Reblogged to help spread something that should not be lost.
Sanctifying the Divine Name through Chocolate and Coffee: Thoughts for Fair Trade Shabbat
Who Was Herzl?
This is a long piece, but well worth the time to read it. It’s the most penetrating writing about Theodor Herzl that I’ve seen anywhere.
Happy Birthday Israel
#blogExodus 10: Join
Every seder is unique. This is a glimpse of a seder most of us will never have a chance to see, a seder aboard a US Navy vessel. This blog is a particular favorite of mine.
King Bibi is Dead! Long Live King Bibi! (Or: why the winner will lose and the loser will win; a short primer on the upcoming Israeli election)
Reblogged on CoffeeShopRabbi.com…
Whether you agree politically with this writer or not, he does an excellent job of explaining the complexities of Israeli politics in general and this election in particular. It’s well worth your time: enjoy!
The Blog’s New Clothes
We’re reading Parashat Tetzaveh this week, known to a friend of mine as the “Fashion Parashah.” In it we learn all about the priestly vestments that Aaron and his sons will wear.
My blog has been wearing the same outfit since 2010, through 618 posts. I woke up today and decided it was time for a new look. I’m still not sure how I feel about it, but it is clean and readable and I think it will be friendlier for folks reading via tablet and smartphone. If anything about it is acutely uncomfortable for you, let me know. WordPress is a powerful platform, and I have options.