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The Dayte with Giving

To sustain the important work that RAJE offers the community, we need to raise $400k in this year end Charidy campaign. We have found 3 matchers who have pledged $300k on the condition that we can raise $100k in a 36 hour Charidy campaign that started today. This would mean a total of $400k to…

Winston Churchill: Three Definitive Ideas that Changed the Course of History

by Rabbi Benjamin Blech A new film delves into the pivotal role the great leader played in stopping Hitler. There is a frightening realization that strikes one who watches The Darkest Hour, the new film about Winston Churchill’s dramatic appointment to become prime minister of England in 1940: there was a chance that Hitler would have succeeded…

Conduct Unbecoming: Society Is No Longer Willing to Tolerate Sexual Harassment

by Rabbi Efrem Goldberg Men abusing their power to exploit women is not new. What’s new is the huge shift in society’s refusal to look the other way. The last few months have seen a cascade of revelations of gross misconduct among accomplished men who overnight went from objects of admiration to targets of derision. There…

Smartphones’ Negative Effects: A Summary of the Latest Comprehensive Research

by Dr. Yvette Alt Miller  The key findings, links to further information, and concrete suggestions on how to limit the damage. The research on the harms of smartphone use and the benefits of putting them down is extensive. Here is a summary of the key findings, links to further information, and some concrete suggestions on how…