The Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America invite you to participate in an exclusive online forum with preeminent sociologist Dr. Steven Cohen, leading contributor to the Pew Research report, “A Portrait of Jewish Americans,” and Research Professor at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. OU Executive Vice President Rabbi Steven Weil will
The Sandy Hook shooting: what to say to children, how to respond in the longer range, how to place the event in the broader context of personal suffering, contemporary American society, and Jewish history.
Steve Savitsky interviews Rabbi Shlomo Weissman, Director of the Beth Din of America. Do they always try to achieve a compromise? Is it always a slow process?
“Most of all, I will miss your visions of your future.”
None of the other challenges we face as a community will need to be addressed if we stand by and do nothing as we slowly, steadily and silently cease to exist.
“I’m going to take my boys and leave because if we stay any longer, I’ll start crying.”
We must deny Sandy the ability to take more than she already has.
Steve’s interview with Rabbi Aryeh Lightstone, Regional director of New York NCSY, about the tremendous acts of hospitality, kindness and general heroism following Sandy.
Steve Savitsky talks with Judah Isaacs, Director of Community Engagement at the Orthodox Union, about the funds raised for victims of Sandy and what’s been achieved.
It was with great sadness that I visited Manhattan Beach Jewish Center last week and saw what the catering hall looked like after Hurricane Sandy had filled it with five feet of water.