Arts & Culture

Poetry Corner: Debt

A poem by Rabbi Yonah Lavery-Yisraeli in time for the High Holy Day season.

What I learned about myself at the Israeli Film Festival

Retired high school teacher Lee Alexander reflects on the difficult emotions that arose in her while watching the film “Dr. Pomerantz”​ at Beth Jacob's Israeli Film Festival last March.

Pirate stories, Shalom Village, memory and Yiddish

A few years ago, I decided to write a novel about Jewish pirates. So nu, you have a better idea?

The Jews of Argentina

At least 250,000 Jews live in Argentina, making it the seventh largest community in the world and the largest in Latin America. Its heart is the vibrant city of Buenos Aires, where Jews have played a prominent role in the arts, journalism, commerce and politics throughout the ages.