When a loved one dies, people will often practice certain grieving rituals to honor the dead and comfort the living. Ari Schwarzberg, rabbi-in-residence at Pepperdine, discusses various mourning practices in Judaism.
Stories from the Holocaust live on from generation to generation through the stories of the survivors.
Students and staff deal with the repercussions of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting on the university
Photos by Milan Loiacono Newsweek’s 2012 Number One Rabbi in America Rabbi David Wolpe spoke at a convocation event in the Fireside Room on Thursday. In his lecture, Wolpe described the Jewish faith’s view on the Messiah and salvation, drawing comparisons between Judaism and Christianity’s beliefs. “The essence of uncertainty when it comes to death […]
Photo by Allison Hubbard At a Christian institution, students of other faiths may have difficulty belonging. To help some of these students, Assistant Provost Lisa Bortman and sophomore Rena Ohana teamed up to bring the Jewish Cultural Club back to Pepperdine. They said they hope that the club will help the Jewish community here at […]
Art by Kris Harper My dad went to Israel for his first time this year, while on a layover in London, he sent me a text telling about how the airport’s Starbucks sells wine and beer. I’m still not sure if that was a warning from him, telling me to keep my cool while ordering […]