Rabbi Elie Kaunfer breaks it down (and apart…)

I have been a bit distracted lately working on galley proofs of End of the Jews and other vanity of vanities… and with the passing of the weeks, I recalled that I have long neglected the unrolling of Thoughts 4, 5 and 6 about “peoplehood.”  So, here,...

Missing out on all the fun…

In July, 2011, the Jewish Federation of North America, owners of the National Jewish Population Survey franchise, announced that they would no longer be funding the decennial count of America’s Jews. As reported by the JTA, Joe Berkofsky, a spokesman for the...

The new magic bullet?

According to Abigail Pickus, it’s Jewish camp!   Cheaper than day schools (but not by much if you calculate cost per week) yet packs (almost) the same Jewish continuity punch… well, not exactly… although: The [Foundation for Jewish Camp] plan also...