Off to NYC

So a few weeks before Christmas my mom called to tell me she found amazing round trip tickets to NYC for her and my dad for February. They wanted to go to see the new Michelangelo show at the Metropolitan Museum and meet my cousin's new baby. My mom told me if we found cheap [...]

Student Series! Hasidism in Brooklyn

We explored Brooklyn this past weekend and interestingly enough one of my Humanities students did a blog post on the Jewish Hasidic community in Brooklyn. Perfect, huh!? JMF Introduction to Hasidism Hasidism, which is translates to “pious ones,” was a movement that came from Orthodox Judaism and was founded by Rabbi Israel Ben Eliezer. After [...]