Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and human-rights advocate whose landmark 1956 memoir of surviving the Holocaust, Night,
has been translated into more than 30 languages, will speak Sunday
evening at Xavier University’s Cintas Center. For his sponsoring agency,
his speech will be more than just a history lesson.
A new exhibit at Hebrew Union College’s
Skirball Museum uses photographs, documents and other objects to
solemnly, reverently revisit a once-vibrant Polish Jewish community
almost completely wiped out by the invading Nazi Germans.
Valley Temple in Wyoming is a small synagogue just off Springfield Pike. In fact, it’s so small that you’d probably drive right by it if you weren’t looking for it. But this small Reform Jewish congregation has a pretty big idea for getting people reconnected with their Judaism for the High Holy Days.
His Torah-inspired lyrics have mainstreamed Reggae while giving audiences exposure to the dynamism of the Jewish faith. With each performance, Matisyahu is recasting how the public receives both Reggae and Judaism.