By Rabbi Dov Gartenberg Erev Pesah, 2017/5771 Several years ago, one of my students for conversion to Judaism was invited with her Jewish boyfriend to a Seder in the local Orthodox community. A few days prior to the festival a guest who was coming to that Seder, upon hearing that ...continue reading "Closing or Opening the Door on Passover"
Panim Hadashot-New Faces is a unique organization in the Jewish community that is focused on revitalizing Jewish hospitality traditions. We believe that hospitality is not only a critical spiritual practice. It also has important ethical implications on how we treat the stranger. As leader of Panim Hadashot, I feel moved ...continue reading "Hospitality and this Week’s Executive Orders on Immigration"