Saperstein: Lights—a symbol of freedom and hope.
In appreciation for the hospitality the Greater St. Paul-Minneapolis Jewish Community is showing to the Reform Movement during its Biennial Convention, the Judaica Show and Exhibit at the Minneapolis Convention Center will be open to the public free of charge Sunday, Nov.
Saperstein: “It is shameful that the United States chose not to be a part of the first UN General Assembly declaration condemning state-sanctioned human rights abuses against LGBT people”
This week’s Torah portion, B’haalot’cha, begins with the instructions for the lifting up of “the lamps,” haneirot, to illuminate the Tabernacle. The initial letter of the word, “lamp,” neir, is nun.