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Saturday, December 4, 2021

Historic New York Shul Considers, Then Rejects, ‘SynaCondo’ Plan

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Astoried New York Orthodox synagogue, just blocks from the Empire State Building, is looking to its future, but says a report that it may build a gleaming 19-story ‘SynaCondo’ is wrong. The West Side Jewish...

Putin to European Jews: Come to Mother Russia!

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On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin invited Jews facing anti-Semitism in Europe to return to Russia. The comments, reported by the RBC, a Russian media outlet, took place during a meeting in Moscow with a delegation...

EU passes controversial anti-Israel resolution

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The European Union (EU) passed on Monday evening a resolution stipulating that all agreements between Israel and the EU not apply to any areas over the 1949 Armistice borders. In the convoluted wording of the...

A Multitalented Mensch

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Yale Strom may be a multitalented man and a well known musician both locally and internationally, but he is also refreshingly down to earth and modest, answering my questions at his rustic, comfortable home...

‘If I Could Say Liberal Jews I Would’

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Ted Cruz—a “defender of Israel” who once said “If you will not stand with Israel and the Jews, then I will not stand with you”—came under fire last week when he called out Donald...

Register now Workmen’s Circle Yiddish classes online, study from anywhere

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Dear Friends, Just wanted to let you know that I will be teaching 3 online Yiddish classes this spring for the Workmen's Circle/Arbeter-Ring starting in late February. Other great teachers are also teaching. To see...

Harold Kushner Discusses His New Book on January 27th

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Flash Sale - 2 for 1 Ticket Offer (Sale ends Sunday, January 17 - Not valid on previous purchases)   Harold Kushner The Nine Essential Things I've Learned About Life With his bestselling book, When Bad Things Happen to Good...

Group Offers Second Chance for Dogs

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The motto for California Labrador Retrievers and More is “Dogs + Families = Love”. Thanks to all their hard work and dedicated volunteers, this group, also known as Labs and More, has found homes...

Pope Francis to join Google’s Eric Schmidt in rare tech industry meeting

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Pope Francis once described the internet as a “gift from God”. But on Friday he is due to meet with someone who may believe the internet has more to do with his own company...

Reminder for This Sunday – Yiddish Cultural Event in LA

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It was special and influential-- find out why.     A CENTURY OF YIDDISH THEATER MUSIC  - A Fascinating History -   Yiddish Theater started in Europe and swiftly became a creative arena for immigrant Jews in...