The Book of Ruth

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Placed into our liturgy, at the season of the giving of the Torah, we thus rediscover the heart of the matter: the steadfast love, the hesed, which assures the eternity of the covenant made at Sinai between God and Israel to the commemoration of which we devote the festival of Shavuot.

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Albert H. Friedlander

Albert H. Friedlander won the Borne Prize 2003.

Herbert N Bronstein

Rabbi Herbert Bronstein was Senior Rabbi of North Shore Congregation Israel in Glencoe, Illinois. He serves on the board of the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions. With the late Joseph Cardinal Bernardin, he created the first official Catholic/Jewish Dialogue and has also been active in working with the African-American and Muslim communities. He's also a well-known authority on William Shakespeare.