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04/29/2013 - 20:00 | | Special to the Jewish Week | Opinion

This past Monday at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center in Manhattan, I along with a thousand other patrons attended an extraordinary concert "Defiant Requiem: Verdi At Terezin.”

04/29/2013 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Opinion

Yom Yerushalayim? What’s that? The day each year that we celebrate the reunification of Jerusalem and probably one of the least known days in the Jewish calendar.

04/29/2013 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Opinion

How welcome, Rabbi Yitz Greenberg’s call to Modern Orthodox leaders to speak out for a new, better order at the Kotel (“Time For Modern Orthodox Leaders To Speak Out On Kotel Proposal,” Opinion, April 26).

04/25/2013 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Opinion

How welcome, Rabbi Yitz Greenberg’s call to Modern Orthodox leaders to speak out for a new, better order at the Kotel (“Time For Modern Orthodox Leaders To Speak Out On Kotel Proposal,” Opinion, April 26).

04/25/2013 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Opinion

To commemorate the passing last month of Sara Lamm Dratch, her friend (and mine) Dr. David Shatz delivered a lecture in her honor. He focused on the events that transpired at the bottom of Mt. Sinai, rather than on the miracle at the top, which we celebrate on Shavuot. He elaborated on the fate of the original divine two tablets, violently broken there by Moses in a fit of rage upon witnessing the golden calf, a salient manifestation of our human imperfections.

04/24/2013 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Opinion

Among the many challenges faced by schools today are rising costs and shrinking budgets.