RNS-LMU-Jewish: This rabbinical school is moving into a Catholic university
(RNS) – In an arrangement that is both novel and pathbreaking, the Academy for Jewish Religion-California will move to Loyola Marymount University, a private Catholic school formed by the Jesuit and Marymount orders. The move is not merely envisioned as a rental contract for three offices and four classrooms, though a three-year lease has been signed. The idea is to allow for some joint classes as well as other collaborations. By Yonat Shimron. 800 words. (category: a)
RNS-Hirschfield-Oped: Which world do you want to repair?
(RNS) — With Rosh Hashana commencing this Monday evening (Sept. 6), and Yom Kippur following 10 days later, the global Jewish community finds itself in the heart of two seasons — giving season and receiving season. I want to address how any of us — regardless of religious tradition or time of year — thinks about what difference we want to make in our world. By Brad Hirschfield. 959 words. (category: k)