President Baruch O. Bauma, head of The White House Synagogue (commonly known as The White Shul) in downtown Washington, D.C., announced today that he was in favor of gays and lesbians in his congregation being granted the same rights currently enjoyed by all other members.
The festival season, much of it outdoors, comes into full gear in summer.
Jerusalem — The Jerusalem cultural scene,
which is based almost entirely indoors during the winter months, really begins to blossom during Passover and comes to full bloom in the summer and through Sukkot.
A few pieces of advice for teens embarking on a summer maiden voyage to the Jewish state (Birthright, not included).
When my cousin went to Israel on a teen tour 20 years ago, she came home raving about the experiences she’d had: the taste of fresh pita, the surprising contrasts in landscape, the day spent hanging with soldiers in Israeli Defense Forces.