Of Books, Mosque, Schools and Divrei Torah – a Weekly Review


On My Blog

Baked Apple and Almond Pudding

IT in the Classroom: Looking Backward and Forward

The Red Book, a book review

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Hannah interviews Yael Levy, Author of Brooklyn Love

Book Review: Of a Feather A Brief History of American Birding
, by Leora

Book Review – The Marriage Artist, by Jewaicious

Rabbi Fink reposts his father’s D’var Torah: A Missed Opportunity

Vayishlach – Welsh myth style…, Zivah writes about this week’s parsha

Web articles

Why I want to open a gay-friendly mosque in Paris, a Guardian article

The JC wonders: Are Jewish schools good for Judaism?

Shabbat Shalom!

6 thoughts on “Of Books, Mosque, Schools and Divrei Torah – a Weekly Review

  1. Thank you for the link! I read about the UK survey regarding Jewish day schools. From my anecdotal experience, it seems obvious that in the U.S. the after school educations failed and the full day Jewish day schools have been more successful, although with plenty of flaws, in perpetuating Jewish community. Whether the day schools can continue as current will depend in part on the economy, as they have been extremely expensive to run.

    • You are welcome!
      In France, religious schools are not as dear to run as the state pays the teachers’ salaries and families pay for the rest. But with regard to the Jewish community, the problem is that there are very few Jewish schools outside Paris and the suburbs.

  2. Thank you for the link! I think I read about the mosque in another newspaper this week (but I can’t remember which one!). As always, it’s good to have a resource in one place where I can read articles of interest. Shabbat Shalom!

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