AJE Around the Web

By Erika Dreifus on December 13, 2014


Presenting the latest installment of our blog feature: AJE Around the Web. In these posts, we curate for you some of the best items we’ve discovered lately that address American Jewish Experience.

  • What’s it like to be Jewish in Idaho? Judy Sobeloff shares her experience with The Forward.
  • Taking place this week in Orlando: Hillel International’s Global Assembly. Follow along on Twitter using the hashtag #HillelGA.
  • Opening today at the JCC Manhattan: “Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist.” Check it out, if you can, before February 25. (Special opening reception with Ruth Gruber this evening.)
  • How has weekly study with their rabbi enriched one Minnesota couple’s marriage? Find out in Nina Badzin’s essay for TC Jewfolk.
  • Joan Nathan remembers Gil Marks, Jewish food scholar and author of Encyclopedia of Jewish Food, for Tablet magazine.
  • The Association for Jewish Studies begins its annual conference in Baltimore on Sunday, December 14. Follow along on Twitter using the hashtag #AJS14.
  • And finally: Spertus Institute (Chicago) is offering an opportunity to train for a certificate in Jewish Arts Education — and there’s no cost to participants accepted into the inaugural cohort. (Applications are due by December 23.)