By Deb Savitt
A forty-four minute flight from Miami is all it takes to be transported into a postcard from some other time and place. As Cuba’s closest neighbor, the U.S. border may be close, but—completely isolated from one another—our daily lives could not be more different.
by Evan Stern, Development Director
If you’re interested in happenings at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, or you are active in the pro-Israel community, you are probably aware of Tuesday’s MSA (Minnesota Student Association) special forum to vote on two resolutions of major importance to the Jewish and pro-Israel communities. The student group, Students for Justice in Palestine recently introduced a measure that would require the University to divest pension funds from certain companies that do business with the Israel Defense Forces. In response to this resolution, Students Supporting Israel introduced its own resolution condemning anti-Semitism on campus and urging the University to adopt the US State Department definition of anti-Semitism.
By Cantor Scott Buckner
Our synagogue and community is blessed by the presence of many devoted volunteers. At this time I would like to highlight a dedicated group of leaders who keep our daily services running with their love of Torah and davening. These members of Adath read Torah and/or lead services every week at our daily minyan with great skill, loving presence and commitment to our synagogue. They go above and beyond, by making their participation a regular commitment and taking responsibility for leading the service on a particular day and time every week.
Adath clergy, staff and congregants share