What I’ve learned in 30 years as a rabbi (Morley Feinstein, Jewish Journal, June 21, 2011)
Morley Feinstein, senior rabbi of University Synagogue in Los Angeles, and a Shalom Hartman Institute rabbinic fellow , reflects on what he has learned as a pulpit rabbi and in his study and work at many places, including the Institute.
The duties of compassion (Ynetnews, June 20, 2011)
Donniel Hartman’s latest column for the SHI website, on the subject of Jonathan Pollard, is reprinted by Ynetnews. Please take note of the wide range of comments – for and against – on both the Ynetnews version and the original on SHI.
A.B. Yehosuha to speak at Jewish conference (Ynetnews, June 16, 2011)
Ynetnews quotes Institute President Donniel Hartman discussing the upcoming International Philosophy Conference :
"The Shalom Hartman Institute Philosophy Conference brings together leading philosophers for an intense dialogue between Jewish tradition and the modern intellectual world," says the Institute’s President Donniel Hartman.
"Drawing upon the sources of Jewish thought and general philosophy, the conference provides an interdisciplinary intellectual interchange that enriches both traditions…participants will be called upon to deal with contemporary moral and political issues facing the Jewish people and the world-at-large," he said.
Yossi Klein Halevi: Delegitimization Is anti-Semitism (Jewish Journal, June 14, 2011)
SHI Fellow Yossi Klein Halevi said "delegitimization is the “next expression of classical anti-Semitism.”
"He spoke at the 10th anniversary celebration of StandWithUs, a pro-Israel organization, held at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Approximately 180 people attended the event….
“The durability of anti-Semitism to even survive Auschwitz is almost as remarkable as the Jews’ ability to survive Auschwitz,” Halevi said. Click here to read the entire article.