Rafaeli Fraenkel and Ofir Shaer come to New York to promote new prize for Jewish unity.
Jewish Week Correspondent
Discussing the concept of Jewish unity, the idea behind a new prize in memory of her son and two others murdered in Israel last June, Racheli Fraenkel acknowledged that the term sounds like a cliché at times.
CBE’s new rabbi to continue social action focus at one of Park Slope’s largest shuls.
One of the top agenda items these days for Rachel Timoner, associate rabbi at the Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles, is trying to get a train built along the I-405 freeway stretching from the North San Fernando Valley to the city’s international airport.
Arab mayors, in visit here, say economic, civil rights issues are pushing Arab voters to the polls.
A get-out-the-vote campaign by Israeli Arab mayors, combined with the creation of a united slate for Arab parties is likely to increase Israeli-Arab turnout by up to 10 percent and elect one of the Knesset’s largest electoral blocs, according to political observers.