Moral Imperative to ask, “Why?”

Peter Hayes at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Credit: Miriam Lambskin for USHMM; used with the author’s permission.

Holocaust Educator By Dr. Miriam L. Zimmerman Spouses of Holocaust educators are accustomed to schlepping to Holocaust programs and organizations throughout the year. This was to be my weekend, proclaimed my husband, Richard, in advance. Thus, I got to call the shots at my 50th college reunion at Northwestern University (NU) in Evanston, Ill. First […]

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The two state solution: the need for strategic direction

Irwin Prince

By Irwin Prince From 1937 Peel Commission Report: Arab nationalism is as intense a force as Jewish. The Arab leaders’ demand for national self-government and the shutting down of the Jewish National Home has remained unchanged since 1929. UN Partition Resolution 181, April 1948: The 1948 UN Partition Plan sought to address the conflicting objectives […]

Unpredictability

Howard W. Karsh

By Howard W. Karsh We live in a chaotic world. We are often at the edge of our seats because all of the media by which we are surrounded seems to all be “Breaking News” and everything that follows is tragic and nerve racking. In addition, we are in the final weeks of an Election […]

Tribute to Jacob Neusner, 84, columnist and friend

Jacob Neusner

Neusner who passed away on Oct. 8, at his home in New York was one of the most influential voices in American Jewish intellectual life in the past half-century. A tribute to Jacob Neusner This followed his lecture and receipt of an honorary doctorate from HUC-JIR, NY on Dec. 1, 2009 and was published in […]

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Indianapolis teen in Israel through Camp Koby

Hanna Fogel

By Hanna Fogel Indianapolis native Lauren Schwartz is only 17 years old, but is already making her mark on the world. She recently returned from a summer in Israel, two weeks of which were spent at Camp Koby, a summer program for children who had lost loved ones in terrorist attacks. Lauren first heard about […]

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2nd Annual Russian Festival

The second annual Russian Festival will take place on Sun., May 22 from noon to 7 p.m., at University High School in Carmel, Ind. The Festival is organized by the volunteers of the Russian School of Indiana to raise funds for School’s programs and activities. The Russian School of Indiana – a Sunday enrichment program […]

Dealing with Stress the Jewish Way

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A lecture by Edward Hoffman, Ph.D., given at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center in 1988 By Jennie Cohen The following list offers Jewish beliefs, customs and practices to help us cope with a myriad of challenges and situations: 1. HAVING A SPIRITUAL OUTLOOK “People who see life as having a larger purpose, as something […]

Pesach from a Kabbalistic perspective

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By Rabbi David Zeller, z”l Temple Beth Abraham, Oakland, Calif., March 22, 1987 One can’t talk about Passover without mentioning a little bit about Purim. Purim is about costume – what we wear and don’t wear. The very first Purim costume was God dressing up in the universe. It says in the psalms, “He puts […]

Open house for Bar/Bat Mitzvah Venue

502 Event Centre Open House LOOKING FOR A BAR OR BAT MITZVAH VENUE? Come tour 502 East! (317) 843-1234 www.502east.com Sunday, March. 6 from 3–5 p.m., at 502 East Event Centre in Carmel. Join us for a complimentary Bar & Bat Mitzvah party tasting. The tasting will include a specially crafted menu from our award-winning […]

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