Rabbi Michael Wolk will be leaving Keneseth Israel Congregation in 2020. In a letter to the congregation, which was also sent to Community, KI President Joan Simunic announced that Wolk has decided not to accept an offer to extend his … Read More
In 1996, David Irving filed suit in England against Deborah Lipstadt and her publisher, Penguin Books, charging that she libeled him in her book Denying the Holocaust, because she characterized some of his writings and public statements as Holocaust denial. … Read More
An Annual Meeting is always a celebration of an organization’s accomplishments and an opportunity to honor those who provide leadership and serve as role models. The Jewish Community of Louisville’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 15, was no exception; however, … Read More
(see full photo gallery below) When Rabbi Gaylia Rooks delivered the invocation at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Jewish Community of Louisville on Sunday, June 14, at the JCC, she set the tone for the gathering, congratulating the award … Read More
The Jewish Community of Louisville Annual Meeting is a time for the community to come together to celebrate the volunteers who represent the very best in our community, to recognize the JCL’s accomplishments and to elect JCL Board members for … Read More
The Jewish Community of Louisville has announced that in 2015, the Lewis W. Cole Memorial Young Leadership Award will go to Ross Cohen and the Joseph J. Kaplan Young Leadership Award will go to Scott Weinberg. They will be presented … Read More
After the solemnity and introspection of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, celebrating Sukkot offers an opportunity to gather with friends for a good meal and a bit of festivity, all while following Jewish tradition and performing a mitzvah.