Travel

Poland - In the Shadow of Memory

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Jedwabne, Poland-July 10, 2001. The market square is like a movie set. A makeshift stage awaits the principal actor in this historic drama--Aleksander Kwasniewski, president of the Polish Republic.

An American Rabbi in Warsaw

Did you ever imagine that you might one day serve as rabbi in Warsaw?Actually, for years I had entertained the fantasy of serving in Poland, the land of my family's roots.

Reaching Out to a New Generation

Bonny V. Fetterman
Emma Peabody of Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick, New Jersey is enthusiastic about her courses in “Biblical Theology” and “Women in Israel” at the University of Haifa, part of the Reform Movement’s Carmel one-year college program in Israel.

Opting for Israel

Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer
There is nothing Israel needs now more than a strong, significant, authentic, Liberal voice of Reform Jews from North America, especially as Israelis begin to look in earnest for more meaningful connections to their Jewish heritage.

Exploring: Israel's Tranquility Trail

Aron and Judith Hirt-Manheimer
As our minivan approached the ruins of the Crusader castle that once defended Caesarea, our guide pointed to a delicate white wildflower at the side of the road.