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Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz is the Senior Rabbi of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun.

ARTICLES BY: Chaim Steinmetz

April 8, 2020 5:34 am

Finding Joy in Pesach, Despite Coronavirus

This is a difficult time to celebrate Pesach. The holiday when we tell the joyous story of liberation at inter-generational gatherings has arrived at a...

March 19, 2020 6:27 am

There Is Nothing Holier Than Embracing Life

We closed our synagogue last Wednesday. There will be no more prayer services until the coronavirus goes away. In hindsight, it was an easy decision to...

April 19, 2018 1:52 pm

New Jews With an Old Song — Israel at 70

Only in Israel could there be an organization like Koolulam, which organizes large sing-alongs with people from every ideology and religious background. It describes itself...

May 2, 2017 12:44 pm

Why Israel? A Haven, a Homeland, a Holy Land — Yom Haatzmaut 2017

Maybe it was crazy. In February 2003, I led a mission to Israel shortly before the Iraq War. It was a time of great nervousness; when...


Monitoring at Iran’s Karaj Nuclear Site No Longer ‘Intact,’ Says IAEA... - The International Atomic Energy Agency’s monitoring of Iranian nuclear facilities is no longer “intact,” according to IAEA Director-General...


Israel to Allocate $3.1 Billion to Combat Future COVID-19 Waves - Israel will allocate 10 billion shekels ($3.1 billion) to combat future waves of the coronavirus pandemic as an “economic and medical safety blanket,” Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett...

Middle East

Top Iranian Official Vows ‘Shocking’ Response to Any Israeli Attack - The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said on Sunday that Iran’s response to any Israeli attack would be “shocking,” and cost the Jewish state “tens of...

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