Stories by and about Hebrew College students and alumni.
New cantor Lawrence refers to Emanu El as 'family'
JULY 8, 2014 — Cantor Rick Lawrence, new cantor of Temple Emanu El in Orange, said when he came for his job interview, he felt welcomed as part of the family. “I always found myself saying, ‘being part of the Temple Emanu El family,’ rather than ‘part of the (temple) staff,’” he said. “They are clearly a family.” Read story
The women rabbis of New Mexico
JULY 15, 2014 — When I tell East Coast Jews that I’m from New Mexico, the first question out of their mouths is invariably, “Are there Jews in New Mexico?” Once I’ve quashed the temptation to shoot back, “What do YOU think?” I go on to explain. Yes, there are Jews in New Mexico. > Read story