Isaac Luria

A Brooklyn Brew Of Jewish And Montessori

Staff Writer
01/16/2009
Deep in the bowels of a Prospect Heights apartment building that looks just like any other in this trendy neighborhood, down a long, winding hallway flanked on either side with burnished doors, 30 young children spend their days learning how to learn.

A Brooklyn Brew Of Jewish And Montessori

In Prospect Heights, the Luria Academy tweaks traditional Jewish learning with a questioning, open-minded approach.

01/16/2009
Staff Writer
Deep in the bowels of a Prospect Heights apartment building that looks just like any other in this trendy neighborhood, down a long, winding hallway flanked on either side with burnished doors, 30 young children spend their days learning how to learn.

From Lurid To Luria

10/14/2005
Staff Writer
Pop star Madonna, for years known more for her lurid behavior than praise of the sage Rabbi Isaac Luria, has written a song on her new album in tribute to the master of Jewish mysticism. While no one claims to have yet seen any of the lyrics, even the idea of including a song, titled "Isaac," on her forthcoming album, "Confessions on a Dance Floor," has incensed those who care for Rabbi Luria's tomb as well as the seminary devoted to study of his teachings in the northern Israel city of Safed.
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