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Justice in Auschwitz: A reading of Primo Levi

(This piece was originally published in Kol HaKehilah, the Kol Nefesh Masorti magazine, in September 2015) Anyone who has translated from Hebrew to English knows that there are often a multitude of possible English meanings for a given He...

Posted on 14 April 2020, By Meira Ben-Gad
Ahad Ha-Am

Ahad Ha’am is known as the father of cultural Zionism, a stream of nationalism which seeks the advancement of the Jewish people through the cultural development of Jewish life and Judaism.  Born into a Hasidic family in Skvira, nea...

Posted on 2 April 2020, By Rabbi Daniella Kolodny
Pesach during the Coronavirus crisis

2 Nisan 5780 / 27 March 2020 Introduction We are approaching Pesach, zeman cheiruteinu, the festival of our freedom, at an exceptionally difficult period for all people across the world. May the corona virus soon pass away and the world b...

Posted on 30 March 2020, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg