Tag Archives: anti-Semitism

Words to Action – December 10

The last of this four-part series on empowering students  to address anti-Semitism. Each session is independent, so if you missed one or more dates, everyone is still welcome to attend. Contact Julie Wohl for details, at jwohl@shaareyzedek.org or 248.357.5544.

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Words to Action – April 27

A workshop for teens to give them the tools to respond effectively to anti-Semitism and prejudice. RSVP to Leah Gawel at lgawel@shaareyzedek.org or 248.357.5544.

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Parashat Terumah: On Cemeteries as Sacred Space

In the last week, vandals (translation: thugs and probably anti-Semites) desecrated two Jewish cemeteries. The first took place in France, where 300 tombstones were uprooted in the Alsace region not far from Germany. The second took place in Germany itself, where … Continue reading

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Shabbat Yitro: On the Relationship Between Jews and Non-Jews

For those of us with antennae closely attuned to anything resembling anti-Semitism, the secular year 2015 is off to a difficult start. The Jews of Europe and Israel continue to be under attack. Last week, Hezbollah fired on Israel, killing … Continue reading

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Shabbat Bo

As we reel from yet another terrorist attack in Israel – 17 adults and children stabbed yesterday by a 23-year-old Palestinian on a bus during rush hour in Tel Aviv – I’m reminded of the words that come to me … Continue reading

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Shabbat Va-yishlach

This past Tuesday, according to the on-line Jewish newspaper algemeiner.com, “Three unknown assailants invaded the home of a Jewish couple in the Paris suburb of Créteil on Monday, raped the 19-year-old woman, and robbed the home, saying it was ‘because … Continue reading

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