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TORAHPortion: Vayikra

TORAHPortion: Vayikra

By Shlomo Riskin If the Jewish state could be revived virtually from the ashes of destruction after 2,000 years, then why hasn’t the Sanhedrin, the great Jewish court of the… Read more »

SLICE of LIFE

SLICE of LIFE

By Eileen Goltz Pesach brings me to new levels of creative crazy when I’m trying to find recipes that don’t contain any matz. I don’t, or rather my tummy doesn’t… Read more »

Jewish Ledger Guide to Summer Camp

Jewish Ledger Guide to Summer Camp

Camp Half Moon Camp Half Moon is celebrating 91 amazing summers in the Berkshires. Experience the adventure and excitement this summer with over 45 elective activities. Beautiful lakeside campus, heated… Read more »

A new spin on ‘Exodus’

A new spin on ‘Exodus’

By STEVE MAAS/JNS.ORG When most people think of the refugee ship “Exodus,” the Paul Newman movie and Leon Uris novel come to mind. Not many know that one of the… Read more »

KOLOT: Saving FACEBOOK

KOLOT: Saving FACEBOOK

By Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs “Rabbi Fuchs to Have Open Heart Surgery,” read a late-June 1996 headline on the first page of the local news section of The Nashville Banner…. Read more »

TORAHPortion: Vayakhel Pekudei

TORAHPortion: Vayakhel Pekudei

By Shlomo Riskin The details of the construction of the Sanctuary together with all of its furnishings and the garments of the Priest-Kohanim are painstakingly and exquisitely described when God… Read more »

KOLOT: Study of Quiescence

KOLOT: Study of Quiescence

By Bonny Thompson Enes Fleece white silence coats the south side of naked knotted oak trees, red house and barn. Blanketed schist stone walls run squares and rectangles throughout this… Read more »

FILM REVIEW: Nazi progeny address their legacy, guilt in riveting documentary

FILM REVIEW: Nazi progeny address their legacy, guilt in riveting documentary

by Michael Fox   Rational people believe that the sins of the fathers shouldn’t be visited on their children. Does our enlightened attitude extend to the offspring of high-level Nazis?… Read more »

Author’s Corner: Book sheds new light on FDR’s opinions about Jews

Author’s Corner: Book sheds new light on FDR’s opinions about Jews

Special to the Ledger President Franklin D. Roosevelt privately wanted to restrict the number of Jews entering some professions and universities, and believed Jews should be “spread thin all over… Read more »

ART AS IDENTITY

ART AS IDENTITY

Renowned photorealist Audrey Flack is not trying to be Jewish…“but it’s who I am” By Cindy Mindell It’s hard enough to be considered a trailblazer in the art world for… Read more »

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