Rabbi and musician Zach Fredman plays his original melody to “The Song of Moses and Miriam” from the Book of Exodus, and describes how a literal reading of the Torah portion influenced his composition. A seminar from AJR – Academy for Jewish Religion.
The Pin, the first North American film to be shot in Yiddish in 70 years, is screened at a special event at New York City’s Anne Frank Center. The cast, crew, and production team discuss the use of the Yiddish language in the Holocaust-based film.
World War II Veteran and Israeli activist William Langfan reflects on his time in the war and explains the duplicity behind the Palestine National Charter resolution. With Mark S. Golub on L’Chayim
Shlomo Riskin, Chief Rabbi of the West Bank Israeli city of Efrat, discusses the conflict in Gaza, his community’s relationship with neighboring Palestinians and his sense of the prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace. L’Chayim with Mark S. Golub.