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2021 Inauguration

Vice President Kamala Harris’ stepdaughter, 21-year-old Parsons student Ella Emhoff worked with Orthodox Jewish designer Batsheva Hay to create a dress worthy of wearing when attending her stepmother’s inauguration. The designer collaborated closely with Emhoff, an aspiring designer herself, to create a dress that was worthy of wearing to the […]
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As Joe Biden was inaugurated today, there has been a lot of concern about increased tension in the world – between near and distant brothers and sisters – stemming from political disagreements. But of course, arguments between siblings are nothing new. A striking midrash highlights this universal phenomenon with several […]
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As Joe Biden was inaugurated today, there has been a lot of concern about increased tension in the world – between near and distant brothers and sisters – stemming from political disagreements. But of course, arguments between siblings are nothing new. A striking midrash highlights this universal phenomenon with several […]
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When he watches news unfold from Washington DC,  Rabbi Abraham Unger keeps one hand on the US Constitution; the other on his Talmud. “Both are focused on equality, justice and building community,” he says. No one knows that better than Rabbi Unger who holds the novel distinction of being both […]
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