Having just come off the week of Yom Hashoah, when we consciously called to mind memories of the very worst behavior that humanity has ever countenanced, I– like most of us, I’m sure– thought it was safe to “shift emotional gears” and anticipate the joy of celebrating Israel’s independence. But now, of course, I know I was wrong…
One of the great uses of the Apple iPad is for children with disabilities. Steve Jobs was acutely aware of that important use of the tablet that was one of the gadgets of which he was most proud.
A recent article in the Boston Globe demonstrates just how helpful the iPad is for children with disabilities. Steven A. Rosenberg writes about Matthew Emmi, a bar mitzvah boy who is severely autistic.
First-ever welcoming effort aimed at engagement with community.
In a move being hailed by advocates for interfaith families, UJA-Federation of New York — the largest Jewish federation in the country — is launching its first-ever initiative specifically focused on welcoming the intermarried and engaging them in Jewish life.
You know how, from the outside at least, there’s always that friend who seems to be perfect, who seems to succeed at everything you can’t pull off yourself?
That’s how I feel about the Jewish community of Boston. Every time I go there, I’m struck by how well things appear to be run, how Boston actually does all these progressive things that other Jewish communities only talk about doing.
(JTA) -- A Jewish employee of a Boston-area internet company was arrested on suspicion of selling confidential information to a foreign company.
Elliot Doxer, 42, was employed in Akamai Technologies Inc. finance department. He was charged Wednesday with wire fraud for providing confidential business information including contract details, employee information and customer lists to an undercover FBI agent that he believed was a foreign government agent.
The country is identified in the indictment as Country X.