Sunday, June 16, 2019

Author: Sala Levin

Julian Bond, 1940-2015

17:08 16 August in Latest
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[caption id="attachment_21346" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Julian Bond with Martin Luther King, Junior casting their ballots for Bond in the election for the Georgia House of Representatives, 1966.[/caption] Julian Bond, former chairman of the NAACP and civil rights leader, died Saturday at age 75. In May, Bond appeared...

Ten Commandments in front of Courthouse

Balancing Faith and Politics

16:06 14 July in Latest

by Amara McLaughlin Issues of faith and morality in policy-making are at the forefront of the 2016 U.S. presidential race. Hot topics like gender, marriage equality, reproductive rights and healthcare percolate in public discourse, while the divide between religious and secular viewpoints remains a strong component...

New Harbin Synagogue

Next Year in Beijing?

10:34 08 April in Latest

by Sophie Lavine [caption id="attachment_20356" align="alignleft" width="300"] Synagogue in Harbin, China[/caption] In the spring of 2013, our family of four broke from our usual Passover routine and spent the holiday in Beijing, China--not the most obvious place to have a seder, but due to my father’s business...