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His Whole Life Turned On A Sandwich

You never know what event will spark a person's desire to return to Judaism. Art Sherman was an assimilated Jew married to a Polish Catholic woman. He owned a non-kosher Italian "hero sandwich shop" and an unbelievable comment, one day by his Rastafarian employee, sent him on a life-changing journey.

Too Busy With Kiruv to Remember Chesed (Part I)

We live in a time where there is a great need for kiruv (outreach). Many Jewish children are growing up with little or no knowledge of their Jewish heritage.

Letters To The Editor

In Praise Of Marc Shapiro (I)    I thoroughly enjoyed Elliot Resnick's interview with Professor Marc Shapiro ("Things Once Taken For Granted Are Now Considered...

Kosher Food Production

Whether we are involved in kiruv, or in kashrus management, at home, in shuls, or in institutional management, we have a need for a kashrut authority to refer to.

Q & A: On The ‘Evergreen Tree’ In A Jewish Home

QUESTION: I am active in kiruv work in a neighborhood where there are many Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet Union. Unfortunately, these people were kept ignorant of their Jewish heritage.Lately I've noticed a new phenomenon. At this time of year, many of them seem to be bringing evergreen trees into their homes. They claim that they always did this in Russia in celebration of the "winter festival".What should my attitude be as a kiruv professional?Name WithheldBrooklyn, NY

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