Tag Archives: community

Won’t You be my Neighbor?

Rachel Petroff Kessler
June 10, 2014

After renting for the better part of a decade, my husband and I bought a home a few months ago. The American Dream brought to life – single family house, more bedrooms than people (for now, anyway), big back yard, and, perhaps most importantly, a great neighborhood. Before we moved, I had rosy visions of More »


Jewish in Beijing

Rabbi Dan Horwitz
December 24, 2013

I had the privilege this past May of serving as the Rabbi-in-residence for Kehillat Beijing – Beijing’s progressive Jewish community. Overwhelmingly comprised of Americans who are pursuing business ventures in China, I found the community to be incredibly warm and welcoming.  Inevitably, when transported to a new situation, folks tend to extend warmth, as they’re More »