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I No Longer Believe in the Jewish State by Peter Beinart Posted in the NY Times, July 9, 2020 This article is worth reading because Peter Beinart is a very influential liberal American Jewish critic of Israel's policies. While I am still a retro believer in the Two State Solution, ...continue reading "Linkages: Passing On Good Writing for Your Reflection"

I have studied with Rabbi Shai Held at Hadar and have the utmost respect for him and his Torah erudition. Rabbi Held is president and dean of the Hadar Institute, a center for traditional, egalitarian Jewish learning in New York City. As a follow-up to my recent post, I share ...continue reading "Finding Hope in a Hopeless America by Rabbi Shai Held"

Message to the Jewish Community and CBI Acknowledging the Burdens of the Black Community Rabbi Dov Gartenberg 6/1/2020 I recall when I my children were about to go to college, that I sat down with them to talk about Anti-Semitism they might encounter during their college years. I would share ...continue reading "Acknowledging the Burdens of the Black Community"

Brought to you by Congregation B’Nai Israel and Rabbi Dov’s Jewish Music Artists’  Fund Chava Mirel Wednesday, June 3rd, 7 PM Virtual Jewish “Singing Circle”: Chava uses song and meditative silence to inspire and reduce stress. Friday, June 12th , 6 - 7 PM, Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat: Welcome shabbat with ...continue reading "Virtual Services and Concerts with Great Jewish Musical Artists, June 2020"