The Lerhaus Newshul Community, www.newshulofamerica.org, chooses to express disgust with racist expressions cloaked in anti Semitic outbursts by Linda 'Sarsour.' … [Read more...]
Volunteer at Philabundance (Philabundance.org)!
It’s inconceivable that people should know hunger any longer in America — and yet they do. I am pulling together a group to volunteer at Philabundance (Philabundance.org) and I’m hoping you will consider joining together for this important mitzvah. Please let me know if you would like to help — … [Read more...]
Please join me in congratulating Sabrina Mintz on the occasion of her Bat Mitzvah and welcoming her as our newest young adult into The Lerhaus NewShul Community. Mazal Tov! Her dad was a little teary-eyed, her mother and sisters held it together and the Fleischer Art School will never be the same! … [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...]