Jewish Stars in Texas is a colorful history of rabbis who rose to prominence in a state with few Jews. These feisty rabbis challenged the Ku Klux Klan, marched for Civil Rights, started symphonies, and battled everything from hurricanes to bigoted social attitudes. These compelling portraits of rabbis from the late 19th to mid-20th century address ongoing isues in American Jewish history.
Responsive to the quest for Jewish family heritage, OF TIMES PAST: GRANDMOTHER TO GRANDCHILD offers a timely opportunity to record family genealogy, history, and traditions. The book's elegant and interactive design enables the grandmother to create an heirloom for future generations.
Our section concentrates on the mystical aspects of the Jewish tradition, notably the Kabbalah in its various forms, and the Essenes and their writings, the Dead Sea Scrolls.
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One writer whose work contains Jewish themes will be awarded $25,000 and will spend three months in residence at Stanford University. The residency allows time for writing, teaching one course at Stanford, and giving several workshops in collaboration with Jewish community organizations in the SF-Bay Area. Non-U.S. residents are invited to apply provided they meet eligibility requirements below.