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Post-Independence Day

(Crossposted to Mah Rabu.) On April 28, 2001 (Shabbat Tazria-Metzora), about 60 people crowded into an apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan to participate in a new egalitarian Shabbat morning minyan. This minyan would be named Kehilat Hadar…

Memoir with a Message: An American Radical

...But that changed the moment of Rosenberg's capture, when she received a 58-year sentence for stockpiling weapons -- the longest sentence ever given for a possession offence. Labeled a terrorist in the courts, Rosenberg was plunged into a prison nightmare…

Everett Fellow Applications Deadline: May 2

Imagine late-night singing and philosophical discussions under the stars; engrossing Jewish learning; opportunities to participate in a variety of services, arts experiences, Shabbat celebrations, and outdoor activities; meeting a group of dynamic, thoughtful, energetic Jewish young adults as well as…

"Dayenu, Coming Home"

A Passover musical parody by The Ein Prat Fountainheads, graduates and students of Midreshet Ein Prat in Israel, a culture creation institute for young Israelis. Full lyrics and credits on the YouTube page. Hag sameach to all, and next year…

Not your bubbe's haroset!

The following is a recipe I just threw together inspired by Greek Haroset. soak dried dates and apricots in water for about an hour; strain and save soak water chop dates and apricots into mush (I like to do it…