The Oldest Coolest Shul in the West
Hadassah’s Back! Purim @ JTS and Romemu! Free! Purim Night, March 7th 2012 6:30-9:00pm: Hadassah & friends read the Megillah at JTS 9:30pm-Midnight: PISH: The Purim Tish Party at Romemu Megillah Reading @ Jewish Theological Seminary 3080 Broadway (@122nd St) Free! Featuring live music, a full megillah reading (chanted by JTS faculty and students), and […]
Unrolled the Scroll: Occupied Torah at Occupy Wall Street
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 […]
GILAD: WELCOME HOPE.
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 […]
I’m on PBS’s short list of NYC’s Hippest Rabbis for the High Holidays. Ha.
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 […]
Check it out: Too Cool for Shul?: High Holidays with NYC's Hippest Rabbis: channel 13's metrofocus on the high-holidays Join me for Storahtelling's High Holidays 5772 at City Winery