Missing Rabbi Gettinger

by | in Tribute

By Dovid Cohen “Shkiah” is the Talmudic term used to describe sunset. There is much controversy surrounding the definition of this period of time, and much ink has been spilled explaining the various… Read more

Remembering Anne Samson

by | in Tribute

Remembering Anne Samson By Batya Rosner When 175 teenagers ended up in the hospital with food poisoning at a West Coast NCSY event subsequently dubbed the “Malibu Malady Madness,” Anne Samson, a”h,… Read more

Remembering Marty

by | in Rosh Hashanah

In Brooklyn’s heavily Orthodox, increasingly Chassidic Boro Park neighborhood, the sound of the shofar, blaring out of open synagogue windows throughout both days of Rosh Hashanah, provides a… Read more

An Unparalleled Leader

by | in People

In honor of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s 20th yahrtzeit this summer, Jewish Action asked a number of contributors to reflect on the Rebbe’s legacy and lasting impact on Jewish life. There have been many… Read more