Standing Again At Sinai, This Time With Facebook

Special To The Jewish Week

In recent weeks, the Jewish blogosphere has been in a state of collective shpilkas. Even before the flotilla incident, Jews in America and Israel were hotly debating two essays, Danny Gordis’ “The Storm Ahead” in the Jerusalem Post and Peter Beinart’s “The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment,” in The New York Review of Books.

The Making Of Passover Heroes

When I was a kid, I'd  often spend the Sunday before Passover with other yeshiva kids packing up boxes full of matzah, eggs, grape, juice, gefilte fish and other staples to help the needy observe Passover.

Hillel Chief May Head Yeshiva Univ.

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Richard Joel, the man responsible for rejuvenating Hillel, the Jewish campus organization, has emerged this week as most likely to be chosen Dr. Norman Lamm’s successor as president of Yeshiva University, The Jewish Week has learned. On Tuesday, the executive committee decided to “pursue conversations with Joel,” according to Ronald Stanton, who became chairman of the board of Yeshiva last month and is advocating hiring the president and international director of Hillel for Yeshiva’s top spot.
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