Yizkor: The Legacy of Shimon Peres

Not many people can lay claim to being as beloved as Israeli leader Shimon Peres was upon his death.  The funeral of the last of Israel’s founding fathers attracted 100 foreign leaders and dignitaries from 70 countries.  The accolades poured in from around the world.  Bill Clinton said Peres “started off life as Israel’s brightest …

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Elie Wiesel, Madness, the Middle East and the World

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt Kol Nidre October 11, 2016   Writer, master story teller and modern day prophet Elie Wiesel left us earlier this year.  In the words of Holocaust scholar Michael Berenbaum, although Weisel had no institutional base and did not hold office in any major Jewish organization, he was the voice and moral conscience …

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