A tribute by Rabbi Jeremy Rosen to Lubavitch of Scotland in Honor of its 43rd Anniversary Dinner
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Patient Autonomy in the Dying Process: A Jewish Perspective
The Annual Ben Zion and Baruch M. Bokser Memorial Lecture, this discussion features Dr. Daniel Sinclair, Wolff Fellow in Jewish Law and visiting professor of Law, Fordham University Law School, New York City; and professor of Jewish Law and Comparative Biomedical Law, Haim Striks School of Law at the College of Management – Academic Studies (COMAS), Rishon LeZion, Israel.
Autonomy is not generally regarded as a value in any area of Jewish law (halakhah), but the dying process may very well be an exception. Dr. Sinclair explores Rabbi Moses Feinstein’s approach to establishing an appropriate balance between the strong Jewish legal mandate to preserve life and the value of maximizing patient autonomy. Rabbi Feinstein’s biblical and talmudic sources, as well as the philosophical and ethical implications of his theory for end-of-life issues in Jewish and comparative law, are discussed.
Opportunities & Challenges for Innovation in Jewish Life
Opportunities & Challenges for Innovation in Jewish LifeUpStart Bay Area – UpStart Bay AreaAmerican Judaism is in the midst of a paradigm shift, as Jewish leaders look for new ways, and build new institutions, to engage American Jews in Jewish life. Fresh ideas and approaches seem to proliferate weekly: according to a recent report, more than 600 Jewish ventures have been created in the last decade alone. Organizations like UpStart Bay Area, Joshua Venture Group, and Bikkurim, exist to nurture and support these efforts. Established organizations are opening up to new approaches to creating and delivering Jewish experiences that more people find relevant and meaningful to their lives.While Jewish social innovation is thriving, Jewish leaders — professionals, lay leaders, funders, and entrepreneurs alike — are faced with a new set of important challenges to address, including:What relationships can be fostered between established organizations and emerging Jewish organizations, to thei
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Annual Purim Ball & Concert with 8th Day! – Jewish Music Report
Featuring Jewish Music’s Hottest Act “8th Day!” The concert will be Sunday, March 16th At The JCC – Doors Open 4pm Megillah – 4:30 Concert 5pm …
Madison area Chabad offering free Jewish art calendars to track holiday dates
“The Jewish calendar year goes by the lunar cycle, and as a result, the Jewish holidays fall out on different dates every year,” Lubin explained. “These …
Nudging the holiday even more into line with Jewish life—particularly the mitzvah of tzedakah—the Charles and Lynn Shusterman Family Foundation, …
Jewish organizations provide free Shabbat meals to students
JEM is a non-profit organization dedicated to Jewish education. … UW Hillel’s Director of Jewish StudentLife Jennifer Jennings said Shabbat “is an …
WATSKY: A new Jewish approach
Meor is an organization for Jewish learning on college campuses across … it seeks to illuminate the relevance of Jewish philosophy for modern life.
New Summer Camp Program of Their Own for Deaf Jewish Boys
And he is determined to bring Torah and Judaism into the Deaf community in ways not done before. (Soudakoff, interviewed via email, made it a point …
13th annual Marcia Jankowsky Memorial Cantorial Concert with cantors from several states performing Jewish music. 7 p.m. Sunday, Temple Israel, …
Visiting professor explores haunting Jewish photography
Shneer introduced the presentation by telling stories about the Jewish … Instead, they focus on Jewish life throughout the war and represent how life …
Helping to save the world’s poorest Jews
JDC’s main thrust is to save the world’s poorest Jews, revitalize Jewish life, empower Israel’s future, and rescue victims of global emergencies.
… U.S. campuses have active Jewish student organizations, the majority of Jewish college students do not participate in Jewish life on their respective …
Jewish Top 10s: Celebrity Couples
Welcome to our Valentine’s Day edition of Jewish Top 10s! …. is to share, discuss and inspire our readers with stories about Jewish culture and life.
Dor Chadash becoming part of Israeli-American Council
… educational and cultural events in New York with an eye toward fostering connections between AmericanJews and Israelis and solidifying their ties …
Columbia Jewish Film Festival celebrates its biggest year yet
Heidi Lovit, chair of the festival, says, “We are excited to reach out to the community by creating a pre-eventwith the USC School of Music this year.
Deli Shabbats Are Popping Up in Red Hook
… Pop-Up Shabbat, a Jewish-themed pop-up dinner series, to host bi-monthly events at new Mile End’s commissary kitchen on Pier 41 in Red Hook.
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After learning her family might have Jewish roots, her search for the truth took on a deep significance. Ms. Milgrom was able to document her unbroken …