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Entries by Rabbi Yonah Bookstein from 08/2011

Are Circuses Kosher?

| Posted 08.16.2011 | Religion

Elephants, lions, tigers, horses, bears and other animals are used across the world for entertainment. However, until recently, I had not considered a Jewish perspective on circuses.

A Rebirth of Jewish Life in Downtown Detroit

| Posted 08.22.2011 | Religion

It's no secret that Detroit is on the ropes. The city is a shadow if its former self. However, Detroit's Jewish community is not ready to give up on a city that has such a rich and vibrant Jewish past.

Elijah's Song

| Posted 08.31.2011 | Religion

One might imagine that a song written by a dying boy would be sad and full of regret -- but the song is inspiring, courageous and shows his profound belief in God.