June 4, 2008 RSS feed / Columns

Postville speaks to us as Jews & as Americans

NEW YORK (JTA)- The recent raid in Postville, Iowa, on this country's largest kosher slaughterhouse, where at least 390 people were arrested on immigration charges, is troubling on many levels. More...

FAMILY TALK

Today's dad is 'not your father's father'

The approach of Father's Day gives rise to the observation that the role of the father in the family has changed dramatically over the years. More...

Shavuot brings 5 reasons for vegetarianism

1. Shavuot is described as "z'man matan Toratenu" (the season of the giving of our law (the Torah)). More...

COOKING

Straight from Schelly's kitchen: A Shavuot holiday feast

Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the Torah, takes place in late spring. This year, the holiday starts on Sunday, June 8. Traditionally, the holiday is celebrated with dairy food. More...

SALLY'S WORLD

Father's Day message to three girls who've been 'lucky in the dad department'

Dear Jill, Amy and Nancy, So here it is, Father's Day season again. And we'll be celebrating your dad at a party where the man of the hour will no doubt seem a bit overwhelmed by the fuss. More...