9/11 "Survivor Tree" New York (Carole Leskin Photo)
Carole's Corner

The Little Known Story of the 911 Survivor Tree

I suppose, like many of you, I have vivid memories of 9/11 and watch the commemorations every year. For me, it was personal. I was at work early that morning for a meeting with 15 [Read more…]

Rabbi Jonathan Kendall's daughter, right, with Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel
Talmud Torah

Good Night Sweet Prince

One inevitable and inescapable rabbinic responsibility is to write eulogies. In these days of multiple family members and acquaintances invited to speak at the levaya, the “pressure” is diluted. Once upon a time, only the [Read more…]