Monthly Archives: February 2013

Rabbis or Bartenders? – Synagogues or Pubs?

  The great Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik of Brisk once explained that the main obligation of a community rabbi was to perform acts of kindness and exhibit compassion towards the members of his congregation and community. There are some rabbis today … Continue reading

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Next Election: The Chief Rabbinate

A few short weeks ago the Israeli electorate made a bold proclamation; while security remains an obvious concern in Israel, interests such as education and social responsibility took center stage and dictated the outcome of the election. In fact, the … Continue reading

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