The “Real” Last Mitzvah

By: Dr. Michael S. Berger For many Jewish day schools in the Northern Hemisphere, the concluding Torah portions always coincide with the beginning of the school year.  Sadly, these Biblical chapters get short shrift in day schools, as educators are busy preparing...

In Appreciation…

We are pleased to share with you Rabbi Dr. Michael Berger’s remarks to the graduating class of the Pardes Educators Program, an AVI CHAI funded program since 2000. While directed to the graduates, his words of inspiration and appreciation are truly an expression of...

A Tale of Two Philanthropists

By: Dr. Michael S. Berger With Simchat Torah next week, the run of Tishrei holidays with their unique themes, tastes and rituals will come to an end, but not without giving us yet another opportunity – through Parshat Breishit (Genesis) – to reflect on our work and...
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