Seagram billionaire led the World Jewish Congress, which lobbied the Soviets to allow Jews to emigrate.
Our Talmud, by insisting we question, allows us to doubt.
The holiday is also a time to reflect on what it means to be American, says a Canadian-born philanthropist.
Having my faith associated with hate speech placed on billboards on subways, I feel as alienated and stereotyped as I imagine Muslims do by being branded as terrorists.
Activist hopes he has been able to encourage individuals poised to expand the boundaries of Jewish possibility.
The activist/philanthropist reflects on what engaging in repentance to other human beings means to him.
As we wait to be written in the book of life for another year, I am inspired again by Akiva.
Ann Loeb Bronfman, who descended from two family fortunes, married into another and became a philanthropist, died April 5 in Washington. She was 78.
JAZZ CONCERT, the Peter Edelman Quartet performs; take lunch. Noon-1:30 p.m., Historical Society of Washington, 801 K St. NW. Free. 202-383-1835 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Billionaire Edgar M. Bronfman resigned yesterday as president of the World Jewish Congress amid the fallout over his sudden firing two months ago of his longtime associate in the nonprofit organization.
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