Posted on March 11, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media
Check out Ben’s article in Canada’s Jewish Independent! Read about Hillel UBC‘s event: We R Israel, held at Temple Sholom. Good job, Ben!
Posted on March 10, 2011 by Shivonne
Rabbi Melchior visited us at Pardes today, hosted by the Peace & Conflict Track. The students present for his talk ended up arriving a bit late to their afternoon classes because none of us wanted him to leave 🙂 The subject of his talk was whether or not religion could/should play a role in conflict resolution. Here’s my favorite quote: “If you Continue Reading »
Posted on December 20, 2010 by David Bogomolny
… Is the feeling that the situation cannot possibly continue forever really a reasonable guarantee that it will eventuallly change?” -David Grossman, The Yellow Wind, Ch. 17
Posted on December 19, 2010 by The Director of Digital Media
Posted on December 18, 2010 by Joel D.
Not sure how to react to this video. Flash Mobs can be a fun creative way to turn the world into a musical, and they represent a peaceful method for protest. Would it be better if all anti-Israeli protests were done in this fashion rather than in boats trying to set off a violent attack? Continue Reading »
Posted on December 14, 2010 by Drew
Crossposted from Jewschool and the J Street U Blog “Zion shall be redeemed with justice, and those that return to her in righteousness.” —Isaiah, 1:27 Three years ago I moved to Jerusalem. I grew up as an involved member of the Reform movement in Connecticut, spent my college and post-college years working in Jewish education Continue Reading »
Posted on November 11, 2010 by Barer
My New Voices post for this week
Posted on October 31, 2010 by Tamara Frankel
Dear Friends, It’s that time of the week again! Hopefully the coming week will be filled with lots of optimism, more rain (we need it here!), productivity, smiles and love for all of us!! In Israel, the Shabbat of Parshat Chayei Sara is often highly politicized. Since the Torah reading talks about Avraham’s purchase of Continue Reading »
Posted on October 24, 2010 by David Bogomolny
I won’t do this every time we update Rav Landes’ vlog, but here’s his 2nd pre-(U.S.)election update! (I’m into U.S. politics so this subject matter is particularly interesting to me) (again, thanks to Tali Allen for video editing!)
Posted on October 17, 2010 by Barer
I have been writing weekly for a blog called New Voices which I found through MASA, and since I haven’t had enough time or ideas to come up with separate posts on any regular basis here, I have included my latest post from New Voices. I am well aware that this is a controversial topic; it has sparked some fairly critical responses on New Voices (if you’re interested, see this post and especially the comments that follow).