The Oldest Coolest Shul in the West

I may very well be wrong and there are older living Jewish homes of worship on the West Coast – but this past wknd I stumbled onto what sure feels like one of the oldest, and most magical of ye old shuls. The pleasure of walking into  ruin rich with fragments and fragrances of the […]

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Unrolled the Scroll: Occupied Torah at Occupy Wall Street

Last Friday, Oct 21, Simchat Torah, we unrolled the Torah in a cry for social justice and in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street. Check this out: Occupy Torah: Unrolling the Scroll of Justice on Simchat Torah at OWS And this: NY1 coverage of Occupy Torah – along with Pete Seeger and Muslim friends… I got a […]

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GILAD: WELCOME HOPE.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:04am It’s midnight in NYC and back in Israel a family that probably slept not a wink is getting ready for a long awaited reunion: Gilad is coming home, the home of stubborn hope. The price is high but hope – the most important ingredient in the human diet has […]

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