Contributor Archives: David J. Steiner

About David J. Steiner

David Steiner is the Director of Education at Congregation Solel in Highland Park, Illinois. He holds a doctorate in education from National Louis University and is currently studying to be a rabbi at the Hebrew Seminary for the Deaf.

Making Rabin’s Memory a Blessing

It’s so tempting to make the comparison between the Torah portion, Chayyei Sarah, and the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Both are stories about faith and someone named Yitzhak who faces death. Yitzhak, the son of Abraham and Sarah is …

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BINA Aims to Create Israel’s National Spirit

  (Editor’s note: Ameinu and BINA, an Israeli organization, have recently agreed on a partnership which will both support BINA’s work in Israel and bring their style of Jewish study combined with social action to the American Jewish community. We …

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The Folly of “Re-Branding” Israel

By David J. Steiner In my city, Chicago, the Jewish Federation is all excited about a new campaign to brand Israel to change the Jewish state’s current public perception. The Federation thinks such an initiative is imperative for Israel. I …

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