Issue 07

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Local News

Annual Purim Carnival at JCC on Feb. 25

The Jewish Community Center will host its annual Purim Carnival on Sunday, February 25. 

Beth David to distribute Purim gifts through JFS

 One of the mitzvot of Purim is to deliver gifts to the poor on the day of the holiday, which occurs this year on Thursday, March 1. 

Big Galut(e) Klezmer Ensemble to bring epic Yiddish tale to life at Cornell University on Feb. 21

“Monish,” by I.L. Peretz, is the story of an irascible Satan, his irresistible wife Lilith and a young Jew who just wants to be left alone with his books.


Book Review: Israelis – part one

Politics and religion inform many novels about Israeli society. 


In My Own Words: And while we’re not talking about politics...

The first draft of this column was written between glances at the snow falling outside my window. 

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