Over the past week, the recovery and clean-up of the forest fire in the Carmel region of Northern Israel that charred acres, burned property, and killed 42 people has gotten underway. It’s been particularly interesting for me, having just visited Tel Aviv for the weekend, to witness the ways in which Israelis are organizing en [...]
In the urban Jewish neighborhoods of late 19th and early 20th century America (so I’m told), one thing you could always count on was that no matter the weather or time of year, standing outside of his shop, with his hands tucked into his pocket, would be the herring man with his barrel of fish. [...]
Seth Wax is a third-year student at Hebrew College Rabbinical School in Newton, MA. He attended Harvard Divinity School and completed a degree in Buddhist Studies and is currently studying in Jerusalem.