Archive | May 23rd, 2012

San Diego becomes first city to name street for Harvey Milk

Photos and story by Jenn Sanders SAN DIEGO — May 22, 2012 was a historical day for San Diego. A street was renamed for the late Harvey Milk,  the slain gay activist who was a San Francisco County Supervisor. Six speakers helped inaugurate the sign.  They included Stuart Milk, the nephew of the honoree; San Diego City […]

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Posted in Jewish History

Good manners preceded the Torah

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb NEW YORK — My first exposure to the study of the Bible was in the Yiddish language. We spoke only English at home, but almost all the teachers we had in the yeshiva I attended were Holocaust survivors who had escaped to the safety of these shores only a few […]

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Posted in Jewish Religion

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