In Never a Native, Alice Shalvi, a founding mother of Israeli feminism, has written a book that is both inspiring and painful....in Arts & Culture Israel Latest No comment
Moment interviewed Doug Seserman, chief executive officer of American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He has a new vision of what the American organization means to Israel and to American Jewry.
To mark the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence, Moment asks curators from the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and Ben-Gurion University to choose outstanding works of art from each decade....in 2018 May/June Arts & Culture Featured Israel Jewish World Symposium No comment
When my friend Heidi Gleit asked last summer for volunteers to teach a weekly Hebrew reading-and-writing evening class to Eritrean and Darfurian asylum seekers in the Israeli town of Lod, I agreed immediately. ...in Israel Latest No comment
Our reaction to the events in Pittsburgh began with mourning for the victims. From mourning we moved to the legitimate fear that comes from living in a nation where easily procured weapons of mass death terrorize people of color, Muslims, LGBTQ people and—as always—Jews. ...in Ask the Rabbis Featured Jewish World Winter Issue 2019 No comment
INDEPENDENT It’s a fundamental principle of Judaism that you are not obligated to do more than you can manage. “Says the Compassionate One: ‘Just do! And whatever it is you find to do, it will be pleasing to me’” (Talmud Bav’li, Bechoros 17b). In ancient......in 2018 November-December Ask the Rabbis 1 Comment