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Fleischmann's Field of Dreams: Jewish Time Stamps, Part II

By Bill Simons

It is Shabbat, Saturday, June 26, 2021. Dozens of hasidic women, children and men walk the streets and pathways. The women are dressed conservatively, and the men, with side curls and beards, are, despite the advent of summer, attired in traditional, black-brimmed hats and l…

Jewish Online Resources 8/13/21

By The 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 Biblical Archaeology Society will hold its 24th Annual Bible and Archaeol…

Jewish Online Resources 7/30/21

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. 

Ritualwell will hold the virtual class “Aligning Ourselves for the New Year” …

A Rainy Night in Pomona with Israel's Olympic Baseball Team

By Bill Simons

The Doppler radar weather map predicted a night of heavy rain and possible flash flooding. Nonetheless, several thousand people came to Palisades Credit Union Park, located in Pomona, a small village in Rockland County, NY, about 32 miles north of Manhattan. 

Pomona didn’…

Small-Town Judaism: Fleischmanns, NY, Part I

By Bill Simons

Fleischmanns, NY, sits in the Western Catskills, approximately 100 miles from Binghamton. Metropolitan areas dominate the demographics of American Judaism, but for more than 125 years, Fleischmanns, with a population of about 350, has reflected Jewry’s small-town presence. …