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A Jerusalem Love Story

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
February 9, 2021
It has been almost 50 years since I met my wife Judy in Jerusalem. She came into my life like the Sabbath queen about to enter the synagogue, with everyone rising and turning toward the door to welcome her in.

The Tent Revival Meeting That Changed My Life

Rabbi A. James Rudin
February 8, 2021
One unforgettable event of my youth triggered a lifelong question: How could a religion that stressed universal love and God’s “Amazing Grace” vilify and demonize its spiritual and historic parent: my beloved Judaism?

Israel's Vaccination Story

Rabbi Marc J. Rosenstein
February 2, 2021
Everyone has an opinion on what we should have done – but as this crisis has exposed weaknesses in social solidarity, in leadership, in democratic processes here, it has also demonstrated clearly the strength of the Israeli health care system.