A last day of Sukkot, a seven-day festival ending with an eight day. Finishing and beginning again of Torah reading
Under the auspices of the Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center, Forward Editor-in-Chief, Jodi Rudoren moderated a spirited debate on the aspects of my previous posting. The hot topic was part of a panel discussion with Bret Stephens of The Times, and Peter Beinart of Jewish Currents, at The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center. In this video underneath [...]
The summer of 2021 brought an enormous flood over Belgium and several other Western European countries. This weekend, the Torah brings a line of help as Tree of Life or Etz haChayim.
Israeli parents did their best that their children could enjoy a normal Purim. Medical face-masks make a big appearance at holiday events. 39+ Israelis have coronavirus. President Rivlin expected to give first mandate to Benny Gantz.
On Thursday the 23rd of January 2020 a dedication ceremony for a memorial took part at Jerusalem's Sachar Park in honour of the casualties the Siege of Leningrad. After the attendance of the 5th World Holocaust Forum Russian President Vladimir Putin, PM Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon, the Russian foreign minister, mayor [...]
Video screening of the live broadcast of the 5th World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem on January 23, 2020
A call for Jews was made to hide signs of their faith following the assault of Adam Armush, a 21-year-old Israeli Arab who was violently attacked by a 19-year-old Muslim refugee in Berlin capital Tuesday the 17th of April. On Wednesday the 25th of April Germans showed their solidarity with Jews in a "Kippa Mars". The ‘kippa march' given as a sign Europeans do not want to see anti-semitism or any form of racism.