Whoever saves one life in Israel [i.e., of a Jew] is as if he had saved an entire world.
– Mishnah, Sanhedrin 4:5
Whoever saves one life is as if he had saved an entire world.
Parashat Ki Teitzei includes a rich and varied collection of directives that serve as a partial blueprint for behaviors and norms to create the emerging covenantal culture. As Professor Adele Berlin notes, “Issues pertaining to women are prominent in this parashah. . . .
WASHINGTON, DC, April 28, 2006 - Today Rabbi Michael Namath, Program Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, was arrested while protesting in front of the Embassy of Sudan in Washington, DC.
Last week I had lunch with a rabbi friend who told me he’s in the midst of preparing four different sermons for the upcoming High Holidays.
With more than 500,000 people displaced to neighboring countries by the violent civil war in Syria, the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief (JCDR) has opened a fund to provide humanitarian aid to the refugees.
LYNCHBURG, VA, April 26, 2006-In a direct but respectful speech before the faculty and students of Liberty University, Rabbi Eric H.
Thank you, Reverend Falwell, for your gracious invitation. I am honored to address the students of this great university.
WASHINGTON, DC, April 30, 2006 - Today, Rabbi David Saperstein was one of the speakers that addressed the tens of thousands amassed on the National Mall at the Rally for Darfur. Saperstein challenged our Nation's leaders, "Mr.
After seeing the infamous 1930 photograph by Lawrence Beitler, which depicts the mob lynching of two young black men, a Jewish high school teacher named Abel Meeropol wrote a haunting poem titled "Strange Fruit." The poem was first published in 1936 in The New York Teacher, a union magaz