Author page: Rabbi Michael Klayman

Upcoming Jews in the News

The January Jews in the News discussion will include the following topics: -The outstanding Jewish-related news stories of 2018 -In the aftermath of Pittsburgh: Not making Anti-Semitism the sum total of our Judaism Our monthly breakfast and discussion takes place at North Shore Towers, Building #2 from 9:30-11am

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The Women’s March: A Noble Cause Led by Ignoble People 1/3/19

January 19 commemorates the third anniversary of the Women’s March. In an environment still often hostile and sexist toward women, the March has called attention to fundamental issues of concern to women and men.  Unfortunately, many supporters of this noble cause are worried about the ignoble statements issued by national leaders...

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Jews in the News: Update and Commentary 1/7/19

For the January Jews in the News discussion at the North Shore Towers,  we examined some major news stories having impact on the Jewish community in 2018. Based on a collection of news articles, plus input from our current event discussion this morning, the following stories rate high: The tragic shootings at the Tree of

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Rabbi Klayman’s January in the Community

Rabbi Klayman’ s January activities: January 13:  Participation (and speaking) at the Great Neck, community-wide commemoration for Dr. King, at St. Paul AME Zion Church. January 27: Participation in the Great Neck Chinese New Year Celebration at North Middle School.  Rabbi Klayman was asked to tape a New Year’s Greeting for a...

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From the Desk of R’ Klayman: Future Happenings at LSJC

February 21, 2019 Hello Everyone! I hope the winter has not been too severe up until now.  Do not fear, spring is coming! March 2019 at the LSJC will include a Sunday morning program on Jewish Sports Legends (3/3) as well as our Purim Celebration (3/20).  We are also looking at some special speakers for

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LSJC Purim Guide 2019

Please enjoy the LSJC Purim booklet prepared by Rabbi Klayman. It includes stories, lessons, and traditions for your enjoyment and enlightenment.

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Jews in the News Updates march 2019

 As many of your know, I met recently(along with four colleagues) with Ireland’s Consul General Ciaran Madden, to discuss the pending measure in Ireland’s legislature to officially support BDS.  Ireland’s governing administration is opposed to BDS, yet there is great support for BDS from opposition leaders.  The New York...

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The Attacks in New Zealand

On behalf of our Jewish community, we stand in solidarity with the entire Muslim community; mourning yet another evil act of terrorism: This time against two mosques in New Zealand. An assault on a Mosque is an assault upon all of us. As people representing different faith communities, we  need to stand united in fighting

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