I just came back from the Berlin meeting of the Conference of European Rabbis, the twenty-eighth conference of the CER, marked ‘family, rabbi and community’, and marking a decade to the founding of the Conference of Orthodox Rabbis of Germany. At the top of the conference discussions are: the topic of Jewish rights in the continent – with an emphasis on ritual slaughter and circumcision, and practical ways to relieve the problem of agunos (abandoned wives). Read the rest of this entry »
The Conference of European Rabbis included an interview with me in their most recent newsletter.
“While attending a logistics class toward my MBA, the professor asked a simple question: when might it be more appropriate for a clothing company to have a single distribution centre for the entire USA, and when might it be more appropriate to have several distribution centres? The upshot is that to reach your customers, and in our case those are the Jews in our city, you can draw some of them to a central location, while others need to be sought out, you need to go where they are.
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