May 28, 2009

New Orleans featured at Orthodox fair

DSJV Archive New Orleans will be one of the communities featured in the Orthodox Union’s upcoming “Emerging Communities: Job and Home Relocation Fair,” to be held June 14 in New York. The Fair comes on the heels of last year’s successful “Emerging Communities Fair,” in […]
May 27, 2009

National Reform Leaders to Speak in New Orleans

New Orleans will welcome two major events with Union of Reform Judaism leadership this month. On June 12, the URJ will hold its board meeting in New Orleans, and that night URJ President Rabbi Eric Yoffie will speak at the community’s joint summer Shabbat service. […]
May 27, 2009

National Reform leaders to speak in New Orleans

DSJV Archive New Orleans will welcome two major events with Union of Reform Judaism leadership this month. On June 12, the URJ will hold its board meeting in New Orleans, and that night URJ President Rabbi Eric Yoffie will speak at the community’s joint summer […]
May 26, 2009

Rosh Ha’Ayin-Birmingham Partnership Gains International Recognition

The partnership between Birmingham and Rosh Ha’ayin will be recognized this summer by Sister Cities International at its annual convention in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Birmingham and Rosh Ha’ayin became official sister cities in 2005, though the Birmingham Jewish community has a relationship with Rosh Ha’ayin […]
May 26, 2009

Birmingham-Rosh Ha’Ayin partnership gains international recognition

DSJV Archive The partnership between Birmingham and Rosh Ha’ayin will be recognized this summer by Sister Cities International at its annual convention in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Birmingham and Rosh Ha’ayin became official sister cities in 2005, though the Birmingham Jewish community has a relationship with […]
May 25, 2009

Hebrew Union College to Honor Tulane President

Dr. Scott Cowen, president of Tulane University, will be presented with the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, at the graduation ceremonies for Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati on June 7. Cowen will deliver the graduation address to the Class of 2009, at the Isaac […]
May 25, 2009

HUC to honor Tulane president

DSJV archive Dr. Scott Cowen, president of Tulane University, will be presented with the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, at the graduation ceremonies for Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati on June 7. Cowen will deliver the graduation address to the Class of 2009, at […]
May 19, 2009

Gulf Coast Beth Israel Dedication Set

The April 19 board meeting for Beth Israel along the Mississippi Gulf Coast was anything but routine. Over three and one-half years since Hurricane Katrina slammed ashore, rendering the Beth Israel building in Biloxi unusable, the congregation met in its own building for the first […]
May 19, 2009

Gulf Coast Beth Israel dedication set

The April 19 board meeting for Beth Israel along the Mississippi Gulf Coast was anything but routine. Over three and one-half years since Hurricane Katrina slammed ashore, rendering the Beth Israel building in Biloxi unusable, the congregation met in its own building for the first […]