January 4, 2013

The Boot Camp of Jewish Learning

David Brinn, The Jerusalem Post

The Tikvah Fund’s one year fellowship is giving gifted Americans and Israelis the tools to become the Jewish leaders of the next generation.

Out on the bustling streets of pre-Christmas New York City, there was a full-frontal assault of dazzling lights and extravagant store window scenes. Exuberant Salvation Army volunteers were shaking their tambourines to rocking Christmas standards and dancing around their kettles trying to keep warm in the December freeze, and the celebrated tree in Rockefeller Center was, as usual, a perennial magnet for the multitudes of tourists descending on this vibrant city.

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October 17, 2013
Judaism Will Only Win If...
David Suissa, Jewish Journal
There’s a nasty food fight going on right now in the Orthodox world between the stringent groups and the more open ones.This latest brouhaha was ignited when the “open Orthodox” Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) yeshiva... more ››