Rep. Ed Stafman believes that Republicans in the Montana legislature singled him out not because he’s a Jew, but because he’s the wrong kind of Jew.
Much like the Mexican town in which it’s located, JC3 is freewheeling, nonconformist and unabashedly unaffiliated.
Let’s face it, Canada and the United States are not in conflict over the origins of the donut and which national brand is superior, Dunkin’ or Horton’s.
Helena’s synagogue was sold to the state in 1935, but now Temple Emanu-El is back in Jewish hands.
As a kid, I was fascinated by the existence of Jews in remote places.
The Montana Jewish Project hopes to purchase Temple Emanu-El—constructed in 1890 during a colorful, obscure chapter of Jewish history—from the Diocese of Helena.
Through pairing programs, many Jewish children have chosen to “share” their b’nai mitzvah ceremonies with one of the 1.5 million Jewish children who died in the Holocaust.