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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...


Ethics Probe Expected for ‘Jew-ish’ Rep. George Santos

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Tuesday said that he expects that the House Ethics Committee will investigate embattled Congressman George Santos (R-NY), who is alleged to have...


Iran Unveils Underground Air Force Base

i24 News - The Eagle 44 air base has facilities such as command posts, fighter maintenance hangars, aircraft maintenance centers, navigation and airport equipment Iran unveiled its underground air force base...

Middle East

Israel to Set Up Field Hospital in Earthquake-Ravaged Southern Turkey

An Israeli medical aid delegation will depart for southern Turkey on Wednesday morning, as efforts continue to locate, rescue, and treat survivors of the devastating earthquake that struck the country...


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