Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Rimon salon to feature glass artist Claude Riedel

The Rimon Artist Salon Series will present “Gathering the Mystic Light: The Art of Blowing Glass,” featuring glass artist Claude Riedel, 1 p.m. Sunday, March 25 at Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, 2010 E. Hennepin Ave., Building #10, Minneapolis. Riedel will speak with artist and educator Aribert Munzner about Jewish mysticism and the art […]

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Toulouse attack leaves French Jewish community shaken

Main suspect in the shooting told police that he carried out the murders to ‘avenge Palestinian children’ By DANA KENNEDY PARIS (JTA) — When Arie Bensemhoun, a Jewish community leader in Toulouse, woke up Tuesday morning, he thought for a moment that the horrific shooting of three children and a rabbi at a local Jewish […]

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Peter Beinart calls for a ‘Zionist BDS,’ but he’s not finding many takers

The pushback to Beinart’s essay was immediate and came from varied camps in the Israel debate By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Should Jews shun other Jews? And should they shun Jews who call on Jews to shun other Jews? Peter Beinart’s call in Monday’s New York Times for a boycott of goods manufactured in […]

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Einstein online

Internet archive offers window into physicist’s life and work By LINDA GRADSTEIN JERUSALEM — Ever wonder about Albert Einstein’s love life? Now you can get a firsthand glimpse by searching the newly improved Einstein Archives Web site, which re-launched Monday with expanded offerings. The online archive now makes available digitally 2,000 documents from Einstein’s papers […]

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