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NEWS FROM HEBREW COLLEGE

Six Me'ah Graduates to Be Honored at Spring Gala

Six Me’ah graduates who have made significant contributions to the Jewish community and society at large will be honored in May at Hebrew College’s annual spring gala. The honorees include Hebrew College’s director of adult learning, Bernice Lerner.

Notable & Quotable

Rabbi Chaim Koritzinsky, Rab'08, founding rabbi of the independent congregation Ruach Ami in Santiago, Chile, has been appointed rabbi of Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto, Calif. Koritzinsky, a one-time Jewish community organizer in the former Soviet Union, will begin his new job July 20.

FROM THE BLOG

This week’s double Torah portion, Tazria-Metzora, contains a lengthy disquisition on how the priests in the times of the ancient Temple were to deal with people presenting a large range of luridly coloured spots and sores associated with tzara’at (usually translated as leprosy); understandably, it has a reputation as the portion about which rabbis least […]
We stumbled upon Parenting Through a Jewish Lens completely by accident. I was discussing ideas for charitable giving with someone at Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), and at the end of the conversation the person suggested this program would be a good fit for us. He was definitely right. I grew up in the atheist Soviet […]