"Out of more than 90 applicants competing for 22 spots, Congregation Beth Yeshurun’s Rabbi Brian Strauss was selected for this prestigious program. Clal (Hebrew for “inclusive”) is the National Jewish Center for Learning & Leadership...."
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield responds to questions via video on topics of the day. Today: Herman Cain's sex scandal, Tim Tebow's faith, and tension with Pakistan.
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Brad Hirschfield talks to Charles about about whether or not we should work on thanksgiving, and Tim Tebow's faith. Broadcast not available)
"Payne Nation," (Sun Broadcast), 11/23/11
"When [Gustav] Niebuhr asked [Brad] Hirschfield what the appropriate speech to use when talking about religion and politics is, Hirschfield gave several pointers on what he felt would be appropriate. ‘You have to have a huge dose of humility when talking about these issues,’ Hirschfield said. ‘The promise that one system has all the answers is a deal breaker for me.’ Hirschfield also stressed bringing transparency and self-awareness with any animated belief.
"Rabbis Without Borders’ Clal’s landmark initiative that helps rabbis make Jewish thought and practice more available for improving people’s lives, selected its third class for its competitive rabbinic fellowship program. Of those selected was Or Shalom's Rabbi Laura Duhan Kaplan...."
"Rabbi Amy Wallk Katz of Temple Beth El in Springfield was chosen to participate in Rabbis Without Borders (RWB), a National Fellowship program of Clal, the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership...."
Brad Hirschfield joined Lou Dobbs, Liz Trotta and Doug Schoen to discuss Newt Gingrich's surge in the polls and Republican debate winners and losers.
Fox News, 11/22/11 From The A Team Fox Business, Lou Dobbs Tonight
"Rabbis Without Borders (RWB), is a initiative that helps rabbis make Jewish thought and practice more available for improving people’s lives, selected its third class for its competitive rabbinic fellowship program. More than 90 applicants competed for the 22 spots. Of those selected, Robert Barr from Loveland, Ohio was picked for this program....."
"Rabbi Zachary Truboff of Beachwood, spiritual leader of Cedar Sinai Synagogue, was selected from a pool of 90 applicants competing for 22 spots for the Rabbis Without Borders (RWB) program. Now in its third year, the national program encourages rabbis to think creatively about their work and the new American religious landscape...."
"A mezuzah, no matter how small or how grand, is the essential marker of a Jewish home.