| By Paul Foer/JNS.org |
| Friday, 21 December 2012 02:34|
Instructor Yuri Yedenyapin, right, talks with students at the National Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Mass. AMHERST, Mass. – Aaron Lansky’s decades-long mission is typified by an “emergency” call he once received on a wintry night, summoning him to New York to rescue thousands of Yiddish-language volumes from a dumpster.
| By Ron Kampeas |
| Thursday, 20 December 2012 21:46|
WASHINGTON (JTA) – The expected nomination of former Senator Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary has sparked an outcry from some pro-Israel community segments.
| By Ben Harris |
| Thursday, 20 December 2012 20:51|
| Noah Samuel Pozner /JNS/Connecticut Jewish Ledger |
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (JTA) – It was a eulogy for a life that had only just begun.
Veronique Pozner remembered her son Noah as a rambunctious, video-game-loving “little man,” a boy with a perpetual smile and twinkly blue eyes who dreamed of becoming a doctor, a soldier and a manager of a factory that makes tacos – his favorite food.
| By Ron Kampeas |
| Thursday, 20 December 2012 18:05|
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein /OFFICE SEN. FEINSTEINWASHINGTON (JTA) – In the wake of the shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn., Jewish groups are looking to build alliances and back legislation to strengthen gun control laws.
| By Nancy Kirsch |
| Friday, 07 December 2012 02:40|
| Rabbi Katz takes the Torah to show it to some of Beth Elohim’s youngest members. /Congregation Beth Elohim|
PROVIDENCE – Marc Katz wanted to be a rabbi from a very early age.
Calling Rabbi James Rosenberg, rabbi emeritus of Temple Habonim in Barrington, his inspiration, he said, “I think I was attracted to what he was and who he was. As a first-grader, I understood that a rabbi leads prayers and is an important part of the community.”
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