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Jewish Online Resources 9/24/2021

By Reporter staff


A variety of Jewish groups are offering educational and recreational online resources. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available.

 
Fairfield University will hold the virtual event “”A History of Holocaust T…

Jews in Sports: Sue Bird: A leader of epic proportions

By Bill Simons

 

Perhaps no player in the history of basketball has garnered as many important awards as Jewish-American superstar Sue Byrd. She has dominated her sport in high school, collegiate, World Cup, Olympic, EuroLeague and Women’s National Basketball Association competition. D…

Off the Shelf: Fathers, sons and the legacy of history

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

 

Untangling three generations of a complex family history: that’s the reason Alexander Wolff moved to Germany for a year in 2017. He wanted to understand the lives of two men: his grandfather Kurt Wolff and his father Niko Wolff. The German-Jewish Kurt, whose g…

Off the Shelf: Sacred reading

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

 

One of my favorite moments in literature occurs in the first chapter of “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte. Jane is sitting in a window seat, drawing the curtain closed and reading a book. Something about that moment of comfort and safety stayed with me. Even b…

Jewish Online Resources 9/10/2021

By Reporter staff

 

A variety of Jewish groups are offering educational and recreational online resources. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 
 

The Jewish Theological Seminary will hold several virtual classes this fal…