We recognize that the Exodus story in the Torah, like all biblical narratives, is more than just a historical or political tale of physical bondage and ensuing liberation, it is also a spiritual and psychological drama. The exodus represents the human potential to liberate itself from slavery — be it physical, mental, or spiritual.
Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia is offering free Tay-Sachs disease screenings to those of Irish descent until the end of May. The screenings, which involve a simple blood test, are free to those who are at least 18 years old and have at least three grandparents of Irish descent. Screenings will take place at the following […]
One late afternoon when Tevye returned to his tent after a back-breaking day in the winery, a letter was waiting from Baylke. Sure enough, she had been in touch with Golda’s distant cousin in Chicago, and he had forwarded Tevye’s letter to her in New York. She had been thrilled […]
Russian Senator Vitaly Malkin resigned his seat in parliament over accusations that he also is an Israeli citizen. A Russian law passed in 2006 prohibits lawmakers from holding dual citizenship. Malkin denies the accusations, levied by opposition blogger Alexei Navalny, who posted documents online showing that Malkin, 60, maintained citizenship in Israel under the name […]