- Rabbis and Rabbis. Gittelsohn, Roland B. // Judaism;Summer85, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p327
Focuses on the regular service of the free synagogue officiated by rabbi Stephen S. Wise. Attempts of United States Steel Corp. employees to organize a union; Rebellion against the feudalism of chairman Elbert Gray; Details of the sermon of rabbi Wise.
- HOLY PEOPLE, HOLY PLACE. Palmer, Barry // European Judaism;Autumn2002, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p106
Explores the images of the synagogue and its leadership in progressive judaism. Organization of synagogues; Expectations and pressures on rabbis, honorary officers and administrators; Details on the organizational and sociological perspectives on synagogues.
- Millburn challenges second Chabad rabbi. Ginsberg, Johanna // New Jersey Jewish News;8/19/2010, Vol. 64 Issue 33, p8
The article reports that Mendel Solomon, a Chabad rabbi met Millburn Township engineer Tom Watkinson for discussing his plan of building a new synagogue and violation of zoning ordinance which prohibiting the operation of building synagogue out of his home.
- Conservative Jewish leader expects ban on gay rabbis to be lifted. // Gay & Lesbian Times;9/14/2006, Issue 977, p24
The article reports that Rabbi Jerome Epstein of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism in New York City is organizing talks to tell synagogues that the ban on ordaining gay rabbis might be recalled. According to Epstein, a committee of scholars who interpret Jewish law for the movement is...
- RABBI JACOB OTT OF TEMPLE TIFERETH ISRAEL. Hattem, Maurice "Bob" I. // Western States Jewish History;Jul1996, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p491
The article features Rabbi Jacob Ott of Temple Tifereth Israel in Ohio. Ott was ordained as rabbi in Chicago, Illinois in 1942.The rabbi's first experience with Sephardim was in the basement of the synagogue where he attended in Chicago, while saying Kaddish for his father. His goals as rabbi of...
- Temple Isaiah welcomes new leader. Ellin, Simone // Washington Jewish Week;4/4/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 14, p21
Photographs of an event celebrating the installation of spiritual leader Rabbi Craig Axler by the congregants of Jewish synagogue Temple Isaiah in Fulton, Maryland are presented.
- Visiting N.Y. state's oldest continually used synagogue. Foer, Paul // Jewish Advocate;2/1/2013, Vol. 204 Issue 5, p15
The article offers information regarding the Congregation Berith Sholom located in Troy, New York City. It states that the building is the Empire State's oldest continually occupied synagogue. It presents a brief architecture of the building. It mentions that the synagogue hosts an average of...
- Young families bring new life to Budapest synagogues. Gruber, Ruth Ellen // Washington Jewish Week;5/10/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 19, p14
The article focuses on a spike of membership and communal engagement in Budapest, Hungary, synagogues thanks to active young rabbis and a family-friendly focus. Budapest has the biggest Jewish population of any central European city at 80,000. It is home to some 20 Jewish congregations, ranging...
- Jewish serendipity. Leifert, Harvey // Washington Jewish Week;4/19/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 16, p4
The author discusses his visit to South Africa's Eastern Cape province in January 2012 to visit the Willowmore synagogue, which was built in 1907. The Jewish Board of Deputies in South Africa rules the religious life of the country's Jewish community. The board formed the position of traveling...