Rabbi Leon Morris has local ties, leads Pardes Institute

https://jewishchronicle.timesofisrael.com/rabbi-leon-morris-has-local-ties-leads-pardes-institute/ Jewish Chronicle of Pittsburgh, August 31, 2017 Rabbi Leon Morris has local ties, leads Pardes Institute At 10 years old and living in Connellsville, Pa., with just 10 Jewish families, he built a sukkah in his back yard. By TOBY TABACHNICKAugust 31, 2017, 1:22 pm When Leon Morris was just 10 years old and living … Read more

A YouTube Haggadah

The Jewish Week, April 2010 Skirball project combines 14 short artistic videos for each section of the seder. Sharon Udasin, Staff Writer An older man sits in his living room armchair, relaxing in striped button-down pajamas while crunching loudly on a raw root vegetable. “Daddy, what are you eating?” asks his son, sitting on the … Read more

Among Adult Learning Initiatives, Chabad Institute Keeps on Growing

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (Mar. 2) In this tony enclave in Marin County, a San Francisco suburb once known for its hot tubs and encounter groups, 20 largely middle-aged professionals gathered one recent Monday to begin an eight-week course in The Kabbalah of Time. It was a typical group for Marin: a handful of retired professors, … Read more

A Jewish Center Grows in India

By Uriel Heilman NEW YORK, May 10 (JTA) — Rabbi Joshua Kolet has a dream. A native of Bombay, Kolet wants to make his home in the Jewish state. But before he moves to Israel, Kolet is trying to turn a plot of land in Bombay into a Jewish home for Israelis seeking spirituality in … Read more