Leibman was considered a master raconteur and was one of the first rabbis to travel behind the Iron Curtain.
Facing diminished job prospects, many Miami-area cantors are earning their rabbinic ordination at correspondence schools and staying employed as jacks-of-all-trades.
By Marcy Oster
More than 700 letters from American rabbis and rabbinical students expressing concerns about settlement expansion were delivered to the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. More ▸
By JTA Mailman
To the Editor: Re: the shameful announcement regarding Dean Henry Rosenblum, JTS always represented to all that worked in the cantorate the middle of the road. Rabonim believed and still believe that they could hold sway on all things concerning the bimah. Chazzonim sometime in the late 1960s began to see their role erode as… More ▸