Interview with Dean of Universidad Ebraíca in Mexico City; Maimonides on Teshuvah quoted in the New Yorker; Encounter with Rome lectures resume Wednesday night!

Join us Wednesday Night (7:30 pm) at Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhust

Zoom attendance available to YILC members and YouTube Colleagues.

Interview with Dr. Daniel Fainstein of the Universidad Ebraíca, Mexico City

I recently spent several days in Mexico City getting to know this fascinating community (more video forthcoming!). Here’s a conversation I had with my colleague Daniel Fainstein, Dean of Jewish Studies at Universidad Ebraíca, explaining what makes the Jewish community of this city so unique.

Maimonides on Teshuvah Quoted in The New Yorker!

Very pleased to read that Jill Lapore quoted Maimonides on Teshuvah: The Way of Repentance in a recent piece in The New Yorker (The Case Against the Twitter Apology, online November 7, published in the print edition of the November 14, 2022, issue, with the headline “Sorry Spectacle.”). Here’s the relevant passage:

Favorite response from my family: son-in-law Chaim writes, “The New Yorker is no Der Veker, but still cool.”

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