The Vow of a Woman Meets Our Interpretive Tradition 

Chevre, “Moses spoke to the heads of the Israelite tribes, saying: This is what the Lord has commanded: If a man makes a vow to the Lord or takes an oath imposing an obligation on himself, he shall not break his pledge; he must carry out all that has crossed his lips....

More Summer Reading: Contemporary American Jewish Fiction

Chevre, While my last suggested reading list was on the heavy side, today’s list is a little lighter while still not your usual “beach reading.” While talking with Bonnie during our recent Panim-el-Panim meeting, she mentioned her interest in reading...

The Immigration Crisis: Opportunity, Not Danger

Chevre, I understand that some people oppose the immigration into the U.S. of people from other countries for a variety of reasons. Some of those reasons are honorable – wanting the rule of law to govern the process, the potential cost of integration, the challenge of...

My Summer Reading List

Chevre, At the beginning of the summer, newspapers and magazine post their recommendations for summer reading.  I admit, I’m a little late but I thought I’d share with you anyway. Lest you think that all I read is the heavy stuff that will follow this, I began the...

Concentration Camp Controversy

Chevre, Recently, Congresswoman Alexandra Octavio-Cortez described the centers used to detain apprehended immigrants, adults and children, as concentration camps. The New York Post reported: ​”​The United States is running concentration camps on our southern border...
X