Our Obsession With Zombies

A Halloween Reflection by Rabbi Andrew Jacobs According to the National Retail Federation, zombie costumes are the fourth most popular costume for adults this Halloween. This reflects America’s obsession with zombies who appear in numerous films, television shows and books. Zombie races, walks and other events are popping up all over the country. While Halloween and zombies are by no …

Pope Fever

By Andrew Jacobs Andrew Jacobs is the founder of ISH and the Spiritual Leader of Ramat Shalom    Last week, tens of thousands of people flocked to the U.S. Capitol building to see Pope Francis. Our nations leaders came together to hear him speak before Congress. 80,000 New Yorkers won lottery tickets that secured them a place along the route …