A Valentine Jewish Connection

A Valentine Jewish Connection

By Rabbi Barbara Aiello Several weeks ago the Jewish world celebrated the holiday of Tu B’Shevat – the new year of the trees. Did you know that there is another Jewish holiday with a similar name? It’s called Tu B’Av and it’s the Jewish day for love.How did the...
Hijacking the Holocaust

Hijacking the Holocaust

The high school in the town was new and high tech, something one doesn’t often see in the “toe” of the Italian “boot,”   in the region of Calabria where I live and the region  which is the poorest in all of Italy. And the school administration was forward thinking as...