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Rabbi Mark Wildes

Rabbi Mark N. Wildes is the founder/director of Manhattan Jewish Experience.

Articles by Rabbi Mark Wildes

Selling Out

Back in the 1980s, when El Al was a national airline owned and run by the State of Israel, a great controversy raged over whether

A Grasshopper Among Men

On May 29, 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first to climb Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. Since that

Giving Life

A friend recently shared a picture of a group of Jews being led to the concentration camps and then directly underneath was another picture of

The Miracle of Israel

Probably the most often asked question I receive in my outreach work is: “Rabbi: where are the miracles? The Bible is filled with miracles, why

Embracing the Everyday

Parshat Vayakhel continues the detailed instructions regarding the building of the Mishkan. But right in the middle of all the instructions, God tells Moshe to

The Mission of the Mishkan

I recently had a chance to speak with a student, Gail—a woman who was one of very first participants of the MJE (Manhattan Jewish Experience)