William Deresiewicz reviews Robert Pinsky’s book The Life of David, one of the first books in the “Jewish Encounters” series, here.
Archive for October, 2005
A Baptist pastor from Waco died this morning after he was electrocuted when his microphone got wet in the baptismal pool.
Due to flooding in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, the Beth Israel Synagogue on Canal Blvd had 8 feet of water and the Torah scrolls were in danger of being desecrated. Becky Heggelund, a Christian woman who worked at Beth Israel for a few years back in the 1990’s, helped out by burying the [...]