We Jews wandered the four corners of the earth for so many centuries, never having a home where we could feel completely safe. Our experience from Egypt to the galut taught us to respect the dignity of the stranger and to reach out to the needy. When we were vulnerable, the voices of our sages
When his Republican opponents accused President Bill Clinton of flip-flopping between political positions he found solace in an unlikely place. It was a dvar Torah sent to him by Rabbi Menachem Genack, the CEO of the Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division and the rabbi of Congregation Shomrei Emunah in Englewood, NJ. In the note, Rabbi Genack laid
Richard Bernstein won’t let anything stand in his way. This Michigan-based powerhouse of an attorney has taken on airlines, airports, universities, the American Bar Association, and the Department of Transportation in both Detroit and New York City. When he’s not winning cases, he’s teaching political science, running marathons (eighteen, so far), competing in Ironman triathlons,
Steve and Allison discuss perceptions of the Orthodox community. Visit Allison’s website: Jew In The City
Steve Savitsky interviews Rabbi Gideon Black about his experiences as a JLIC Rabbi at NYU.
Donate now The scope of the post-Typhoon Haiyan catastrophe in the Philippines continues to grow as fresh reports come in of massive loss of life and unimaginable devastation. Evan as our thoughts and prayers are with those who have been so terribly affected, there is an urgent need for humanitarian assistance and the financial means to provide it. You
Rabbi Genack talks about his relationship with president Clinton, which began while the President was Governor and running for President of the United States. Read about Letters to President Clinton, at Jewish Action.
The unique and inspirational journey of Wisconsin native and Israeli music star, Ilan Eckhardt.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish All Stars by Jew in the City.
What would you do if someone questioned why you were Jewish? Slam poet, Ethan Metzger, tells his story.