We hope to see you there this Shabbat, January 17 at 8 pm. … [Read more...]
Racist expressions cloaked in anti Semitic outbursts?
The Lerhaus Newshul Community, www.newshulofamerica.org, chooses to express disgust with racist expressions cloaked in anti Semitic outbursts by Linda 'Sarsour.' … [Read more...]
The Lerhaus/Newshul project and the realm of Black Jewish relations.
Friends, As many of you know, our Lerhaus/Newshul project has chosen to enter and engage in the realm of Black Jewish relations for a number of reasons, the most important of which is the re-emergence of anti-Semitism and the ongoing challenge of racism in America and frankly around the world. I … [Read more...]
Here is a statement in the form of a FB post from Rabbi Uri Pilichowski, colleague in Israel, in which he gives his opinion of Warren and Sanders and the Progressive wing of the Democratic Party.
It is very clear what his orientation is, one that I do not always agree with, but at the same time, I do find his view interesting enough to share with the Lerhaus New Shul community. As a side note: All opinions welcome , but Ad Hominem attacks and defensiveness in light of what he wrote are not … [Read more...]
A delegation of the New Shul of Lerhaus was invited to attend this past week’s inauguration of the newly formed Black Jewish Caucus of the United States Congress House of Representatives in Washington D.C.
It was an important event for a number of the more obvious reasons, including the well documented rise in hate crimes throughout the United States over the past few years, many of which were aimed at the African American community along with seriously noted rise in hate crimes directed towards the … [Read more...]