I begin, and end, in the same place: decimation. The title of the appendix of this autobiography, Between My Father and the Old Fool, reads, Read more
Rabbi Hillel Goldberg, PhD, executive editor of the Intermountain Jewish News, in Denver, Colorado, is a contributing editor of Jewish Action.
I was dreaming . . . If only I had an opportunity to think, really just sit and think, without the pressing weight of obligations; If only I had the ability to put out of my mind, really empty it,… Read more
Vision and Valor: An Illustrated History of the Talmud By Berel Wein Maggid Books Jerusalem, 2010 255 pages + xiv The Oral Law of Sinai: An Illustrated History of the Mishnah By Berel… Read more
A moving tribute to the Bostoner Rebbe, on his first yahrtzeit (1921-2009). A very long and productive life came to an end last December—long not just because the Bostoner Rebbe died at the age of… Read more
Many divisions plague the Orthodox Jewish community, and many efforts at solidarity work to unite us. We need one more such effort. It will not be a new organization, a new program or a new… Read more