Czech Torah Mystery Solved
The May-June issue of the Vine reported that the history of how Temple Micah obtained its first Czech Torah in the 1960s is clouded in mystery. (“Saved from Holocaust, Czech Torahs Serve New Generations at Micah,” May/June 2016, p. 1). Further research into temple newsletters and board minutes of the period as […]
Rabbi Zemel responds in the Jerusalem Post’s Opinion section to commentary on the recent New York Times article on Liberal Zionism. Read his response below, or on the Jerusalem Post website here.
“The Liberal Zionist Tent”
The December 21 issue of The New York Times Magazine carried an article, “In Exile,” dealing with, among other things, the […]
Read the New York Times article, “Can Liberal Zionists Count on Hillary Clinton?” here.
The article features Rabbi Zemel and discusses elements of the modern America Jewish relationship with Israel in the current political context.
The Washington Post published a piece featuring our very own Rabbi Zemel on the magic of Sukkot– a time when “friends and family can celebrate bountiful times, even as we recall with a wisp of sadness that all breath is fleeting.” The piece cites Rabbi Zemel in its exploration of the symbolism and magic of Sukkot’s celebration […]
Read this beautiful piece in The New York Jewish Week by member Allison Wohl about Micah, our “inclusion with no exceptions,” and our passion for social justice and equality. We are proud to celebrate diversity, not just tolerate it.
In her words, “Social justice is a cornerstone of the synagogue’s philosophy and fabric. Two years ago, my […]