How do we stop Iran? Considering the threat that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose to Israel and the Middle East at-large, it’s a critical question to ask ourselves.
Newtown, Conn., was the Rev. Steve Gordon’s home before moving to Billings. His wife’s boys attended Sandy Hook Elementary. The pastors and rabbis rushing to console the survivors of last week’s mass shooting were his peers.
Rabbi Barbara Block, who began her tenure at Congregation Beth Aaron on Aug. 1, will be formally installed on Nov. 19.
“There’s a Yiddish saying, ‘Man plans, God laughs,’ ” Rabbi Barbara Block says.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Alysa Stanton says she would have converted to Judaism and submitted to the rigors of becoming a rabbi even if she had been the 50,000th African-American woman to do so - instead of the history-making first.
Alysa Stanton poses in front of an ark in the synagogue at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. Stanton is to be ordained June 6 as mainstream Judaism's first black woman rabbi.