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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Never give up hopedoes more good than bad. As long as it doesn’t violate anyone’s rights, it’s a
Never give up hope
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 4 hours ago
does more good than bad. As long as it doesn’t violate anyone’s rights, it’s a worthy goal. Hope is an essential part of Judaism. Indeed, in certain respects, we invented it. Earlier faiths saw the world as cyclical. The future was the same as... Read more
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Deseret News
What do Americans really believe about heaven, hell, God and salvation?the majority embracing Christianity, but 64 percent said "God accepts the worsh
What do Americans really believe about heaven, hell, God and salvation?
Deseret News / Posted 4 hours ago
the majority embracing Christianity, but 64 percent said "God accepts the worship of all religions, including Christianity, Judaism and Islam" — and an additional 24 percent disagreed. But evangelicals stood out from the American public more... Read more
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J Weekly
Koret, Taube settle feud between dueling Bay Area philanthropistsfrom a feud between Koret and Taube, who lead two of the Bay Area's largest phi
Koret, Taube settle feud between dueling Bay Area philanthropists
J Weekly / Posted 5 hours ago
from a feud between Koret and Taube, who lead two of the Bay Area's largest philanthropies centered on issues involving Judaism and Israel. Susan Koret is the foundation's board chair, a position she was granted for life by her late husband,... Read more
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The Forward
Jared Kushner Lauds Wife Ivanka Trump’s Record on Womenclothes are often like her, busy moms trying to (sometimes literally) balance t
Jared Kushner Lauds Wife Ivanka Trump’s Record on Women
The Forward / Posted 9 hours ago
clothes are often like her, busy moms trying to (sometimes literally) balance their work and family lives,” he wrote. Kushner and Trump, who underwent an Orthodox conversion to Judaism before marriage, are raising their children in an observant ho... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Rosh Hashanah Greetings From Sandy Koufaxreferences to Koufax’s act are legion, but my personal favorite is a quote from
Rosh Hashanah Greetings From Sandy Koufax
The Jewish Press / Posted 9 hours ago
references to Koufax’s act are legion, but my personal favorite is a quote from film The Big Lebowski, where Judaism is characterized as “Three thousand years of beautiful tradition from Moses to Sandy Koufax.” When Koufax first... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Chabad Rising On Campusschool following a year studying at an Orthodox yeshiva in Israel. For him, Cha
Chabad Rising On Campus
The Jewish Week / Posted 10 hours ago
school following a year studying at an Orthodox yeshiva in Israel. For him, Chabad wasn’t so much about introducing him to Judaism as allowing him to continue his Judaic studies while in college. He learns four mornings a week — two days a week at... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Jewish Vote Seen As Key In Pa., Florida Battlegroundssurveys by governments, large foundations and organizations. “For the first ti
Jewish Vote Seen As Key In Pa., Florida Battlegrounds
The Jewish Week / Posted 10 hours ago
surveys by governments, large foundations and organizations. “For the first time we have accurate data on people who claim Judaism as their religion,” he said, noting that computers were used to analyze the data. “It takes 24 to 48 hours for... Read more
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Christian Today
Theologian NT Wright Says Schools Should Teach Christianity In History Lessonssomething that was the preserve of religious studies. "Religious studies staff
Theologian NT Wright Says Schools Should Teach Christianity In History Lessons
Christian Today / Posted 13 hours ago
something that was the preserve of religious studies. "Religious studies staff would then say to that pupil that they had Judaism, Buddhism and Confucius, as well as Christianity, and maybe there would be some stuff on the Gospels in the... Read more
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The Jewish Week
‘A Lion of Israel’and commitment to a Middle East peace. Among their comments: Rabbi Rick Jacob
‘A Lion of Israel’
The Jewish Week / Posted 13 hours ago
and commitment to a Middle East peace. Among their comments: Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism: “We have truly lost a giant. He was a tough-minded lover pf peace who understood that Israel lives in a tough... Read more
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Daily Mail
Toilet reveals 2,800-old Biblical tale of religious crackdownIt was one of the most zealous religious crackdowns in the history of Judaism a
Toilet reveals 2,800-old Biblical tale of religious crackdown
Daily Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
It was one of the most zealous religious crackdowns in the history of Judaism and saw the numerous cults in ancient Judah smashed to pieces. Now evidence of the reforms implemented by King Hezekiah, which are described in the Old Testament, around... Read more
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Christian Today
Archaeologists In Israel Find Evidence That Proves Literal Truth Of BibleArchaeologists have proved that passages of the Bible about the triumph of Juda
Archaeologists In Israel Find Evidence That Proves Literal Truth Of Bible
Christian Today / Posted 15 hours ago
Archaeologists have proved that passages of the Bible about the triumph of Judaism over the pagan Ba'al worship are literally true. Referring to the fight against paganism in the biblical city of Lachish, 2 Kings 10 says: "Then they demolished the... Read more
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The Hill
A personal view of Shimon Peres, the leader, man and friendin the present of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and about 200 of us, about
A personal view of Shimon Peres, the leader, man and friend
The Hill / Posted 16 hours ago
in the present of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and about 200 of us, about the Parsha of the week, the importance of Judaism and Jewish values, and the special place and role of the Jewish people. He spoke with a kippah the entire time. And... Read more
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The Forward
Shimon Peres Lauded by Jewish Groups as ‘Friend’ and PeacemakerBnai Brith International said in a statement. Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of
Shimon Peres Lauded by Jewish Groups as ‘Friend’ and Peacemaker
The Forward / Posted 17 hours ago
Bnai Brith International said in a statement. Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the New York-based Union for Reform Judaism, said Peres “was a tough minded lover of peace who understood that Israel lives in a dangerous neighborhood and must... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Why humans suffer at heart of Ohio State debate over GodUniversity in Tennessee. He first referred to a writing by Rosenberg, which re
Why humans suffer at heart of Ohio State debate over God
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 hours ago
University in Tennessee. He first referred to a writing by Rosenberg, which referred to the God of Christianity, Judaism and Islam as a “moral monster.” “Obviously, our view of God would be like two ships passing in the night. The God I... Read more
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Marshall Independent
The Rose Ensemble to present ‘Jerusalem’ program Thursdayhas meant to people since ancient times." The music is a look through the eyes
The Rose Ensemble to present ‘Jerusalem’ program Thursday
Marshall Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
has meant to people since ancient times." The music is a look through the eyes of three religions that make up Jerusalem: Judaism, Christian and Islam. "It's music that was for and about the city of Jerusalem," Carlson said. "The love the people... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Islamic, Jewish, & Sikh women in Tucson discuss peace at panel discussionhonor of International Day of Peace. One of which is a panel discussion entitl
Islamic, Jewish, & Sikh women in Tucson discuss peace at panel discussion
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted yesterday
honor of International Day of Peace. One of which is a panel discussion entitled 'Women’s Voices Building Peace in Islam, Judaism, and Sikhi' which featured three local women sharing stories of peacemaking from their specific faith traditions:... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
From 1997: Shimon Peres comes to Dallas, talks Israeli politics and peace possibilities | DallasAmericans, Israel has recently been grappling with an unusual number of divisio
From 1997: Shimon Peres comes to Dallas, talks Israeli politics and peace possibilities | Dallas
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
Americans, Israel has recently been grappling with an unusual number of divisions - over its political future, the role of Judaism in maintaining its national identity and the evolving definition of an Israeli society that includes an increasing... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Islamic, Jewish, & Sikh women in Tucson to discuss peace at panel discussionhonor of International Day of Peace. One of which is a panel discussion entitl
Islamic, Jewish, & Sikh women in Tucson to discuss peace at panel discussion
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted yesterday
honor of International Day of Peace. One of which is a panel discussion entitled 'Women’s Voices Building Peace in Islam, Judaism, and Sikhi' and will feature three local women sharing stories of peacemaking from their specific faith traditions:... Read more
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Breitbart
Church Is to Blame for Anti-Semitism, Says Archbishop of Canterburyto outright hostility. Writing in the fourth and fifth centuries, St Augustine
Church Is to Blame for Anti-Semitism, Says Archbishop of Canterbury
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
to outright hostility. Writing in the fourth and fifth centuries, St Augustine affirmed that Christianity had superseded Judaism as the true faith, but acknowledged Jews as “Witness People” with whom God had made his first covenants. He also... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Israel Doesn’t Get A Call In First Presidential Debatesurveys by governments, large foundations and organizations. “For the first ti
Israel Doesn’t Get A Call In First Presidential Debate
The Jewish Week / Posted yesterday
surveys by governments, large foundations and organizations. “For the first time we have accurate data on people who claim Judaism as their religion,” he said, noting that computers were used to analyze the data. “It takes 24 to 48-hours for... Read more
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guardian-series
Rabbis celebrate vote to merge two synagogueswho has lived in Woodford Green for over 25 years, said he hopes the new joint
Rabbis celebrate vote to merge two synagogues
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
who has lived in Woodford Green for over 25 years, said he hopes the new joint community will act as a “beacon for Liberal Judaism across east London”. He said: “While the Bet Tikvah membership isn’t declining, it is getting older. “So it may not... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Obama’s “Palestinian Land”Gherkin is founder of the website FirstOneThrough, which is dedicated to educat
Obama’s “Palestinian Land”
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
Gherkin is founder of the website FirstOneThrough, which is dedicated to educating people on Israel, the United States, Judaism and science in an entertaining manner so they speak up and take action. In a connected digital world, each person can... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Plan could mean fewer lessons about Islam for Tennessee seventh-graderswent online for public review Sept. 15, the Kingsport Times-News reported. Most
Plan could mean fewer lessons about Islam for Tennessee seventh-graders
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
went online for public review Sept. 15, the Kingsport Times-News reported. Most of the sections involving Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and other religions have remained in the draft in some form. With the proposed deletion of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Professor: Life of Jesus should be included in history lessons in Scottish schools"Religious studies staff would then say to that pupil that they had Judaism, Bu
Professor: Life of Jesus should be included in history lessons in Scottish schools
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
"Religious studies staff would then say to that pupil that they had Judaism, Buddhism and Confucius, as well as Christianity, and maybe there would be some stuff on the Gospels in the corner. "It seems to me, in terms of the history of the western... Read more
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heraldscotland
Professor: Jesus's life "should be part of mainstream history lessons" in Scottish schools"Religious studies staff would then say to that pupil that they had Judaism, Bu
Professor: Jesus's life "should be part of mainstream history lessons" in Scottish schools
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
"Religious studies staff would then say to that pupil that they had Judaism, Buddhism and Confucius, as well as Christianity, and maybe there would be some stuff on the Gospels in the corner. "It seems to me, in terms of the history of the western... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Why I Am A Political Conservativeour spiritual development and most importantly, the opportunity to “pick up tho
Why I Am A Political Conservative
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
our spiritual development and most importantly, the opportunity to “pick up those sparks” and get closer to our maker. Judaism also teaches us that we cannot rely on God to bail us out all of the time, the responsibility to take action falls... Read more
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USA Today
Students buzz with excitement outside Hofstra debatePresident Bill Clinton of supporting policies that hurt Haiti. Nearby, smaller
Students buzz with excitement outside Hofstra debate
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
President Bill Clinton of supporting policies that hurt Haiti. Nearby, smaller groups gathered, including a dozen pro-Judaism, anti-Zionist organization and three men preaching about Jesus. Oscar Salazar, 21, watched from afar, wearing a... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Muhammad who? Tennessee plan could mean fewer lessons about Islamreview Sept. 15, the Kingsport Times-News reported (http://bit.ly/2dl9y8K). Mos
Muhammad who? Tennessee plan could mean fewer lessons about Islam
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
review Sept. 15, the Kingsport Times-News reported (http://bit.ly/2dl9y8K). Most of the sections involving Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and other religions have remained in the draft in some form. With the proposed deletion of the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
TN board considering removing Islam from social studies classesBoard of Education's draft , which went online for public review Sept. 15. Most
TN board considering removing Islam from social studies classes
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
Board of Education's draft , which went online for public review Sept. 15. Most of the sections involving Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and other religions have remained in the draft in some form. Public comment is open through Oct.... Read more
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The Jewish Week
The "Jewish" TV Shows To Watch Out For This Fallis transgender. Despite the Pfefferman family’s sometimes too-hard-to-watch neu
The "Jewish" TV Shows To Watch Out For This Fall
The Jewish Week / Posted 2 days ago
is transgender. Despite the Pfefferman family’s sometimes too-hard-to-watch neuroses, they shed a light on modern American Judaism, even incorporating a female ‘Rabbi Raquel’ into the cast. Rachel Bloom poses in the press room with the award Best... Read more
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The Christian Post
How a Secular Jew Came to Faith in Jesus Christfamily — his parents didn't even believe in God — his father ensured he was con
How a Secular Jew Came to Faith in Jesus Christ
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
family — his parents didn't even believe in God — his father ensured he was connected to his heritage. But Klavan found Judaism mostly meaningless; the religious rituals meant nothing to him. As he recounts in the book, against his objections he... Read more
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heraldscotland
Study of Jesus 'should be part of mainstream history lessons' in Scottish schools"Religious studies staff would then say to that pupil that they had Judaism, Bu
Study of Jesus 'should be part of mainstream history lessons' in Scottish schools
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
"Religious studies staff would then say to that pupil that they had Judaism, Buddhism and Confucius, as well as Christianity, and maybe there would be some stuff on the Gospels in the corner. "It seems to me, in terms of the history of the western... Read more
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heraldscotland
Study of Jesus "should be part of mainstream history lessons" in Scottish schools"Religious studies staff would then say to that pupil that they had Judaism, Bu
Study of Jesus "should be part of mainstream history lessons" in Scottish schools
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
"Religious studies staff would then say to that pupil that they had Judaism, Buddhism and Confucius, as well as Christianity, and maybe there would be some stuff on the Gospels in the corner. "It seems to me, in terms of the history of the western... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
South Woodford and Newbury Park synagogues to combine following voteand 81pc of Woodford Liberal Synagogue members were in favour of unification.
South Woodford and Newbury Park synagogues to combine following vote
Ilford Recorder / Posted 2 days ago
and 81pc of Woodford Liberal Synagogue members were in favour of unification. Rabbi Danny Rich, senior rabbi of Liberal Judaism, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to bring together the strengths and resources of Bet Tikvah and Woodford... Read more
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The Forward
Robert Weinger Left an Affluent Life in California To Devote Himself to the Humble Shofarto Weinger, he said. “I got the ball,” Weinger said. “I was the lead story on
Robert Weinger Left an Affluent Life in California To Devote Himself to the Humble Shofar
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
to Weinger, he said. “I got the ball,” Weinger said. “I was the lead story on SportsCenter.” Weinger began exploring Judaism and started to attend his synagogue regularly. One day, he overheard some fellow congregants speaking about a trip to... Read more
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Newsmax
Chinese Authorities Clamp Down on Small Jewish Communitypopulation of some 5 million residents in the city, comes as China has institut
Chinese Authorities Clamp Down on Small Jewish Community
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
population of some 5 million residents in the city, comes as China has instituted a campaign against unapproved religion. Judaism is not recognized in China as a state-licensed religion. Authorities have also locked down Buddhist monasteries and... Read more
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CBS News
Keeping Jordan's balance amid crisisif you look at the spectrum and understand that 90 percent of us are traditiona
Keeping Jordan's balance amid crisis
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
if you look at the spectrum and understand that 90 percent of us are traditionalists and have an affinity for Christianity, Judaism, I mean we’re all the three monotheistic religions, us being the younger one, and that our faith decrees the... Read more
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Boston Herald
France's former grand rabbi Joseph Sitruk dies at 71death. In a statement Sunday, Hollande praised Sitruk as a "defender of secular
France's former grand rabbi Joseph Sitruk dies at 71
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
death. In a statement Sunday, Hollande praised Sitruk as a "defender of secularism" who left an indelible legacy for French Judaism. Sitruk was hailed as "a tireless fighter against racism and anti-Semitism" by Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
China Clamps Down on Chinese Jews of Ancient LineageTheir historic relics, like the remains of an ancient synagogue, are being eras
China Clamps Down on Chinese Jews of Ancient Lineage
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
Their historic relics, like the remains of an ancient synagogue, are being erased or banned. Why? Judaism is not one of the approved religions in China. The official, state licensed religions in China are: Buddhism, Catholicism, Islam,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
France's former grand rabbi Joseph Sitruk dies at 71death. In a statement Sunday, Hollande praised Sitruk as a "defender of secular
France's former grand rabbi Joseph Sitruk dies at 71
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
death. In a statement Sunday, Hollande praised Sitruk as a "defender of secularism" who left an indelible legacy for French Judaism. Sitruk was hailed as "a tireless fighter against racism and anti-Semitism" by Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve,... Read more
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FOX News
France's Former Grand Rabbi Joseph Sitruk Dies At 71death. In a statement Sunday, Hollande praised Sitruk as a "defender of secular
France's Former Grand Rabbi Joseph Sitruk Dies At 71
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
death. In a statement Sunday, Hollande praised Sitruk as a "defender of secularism" who left an indelible legacy for French Judaism. Sitruk was hailed as "a tireless fighter against racism and anti-Semitism" by Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
France's former grand rabbi Joseph Sitruk dies at 71death. In a statement Sunday, Hollande praised Sitruk as a "defender of secular
France's former grand rabbi Joseph Sitruk dies at 71
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
death. In a statement Sunday, Hollande praised Sitruk as a "defender of secularism" who left an indelible legacy for French Judaism. Sitruk was hailed as "a tireless fighter against racism and anti-Semitism" by Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve,... Read more
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New Now Next
Rabbi Calls On Orthodox Judaism To Embrace, Even Celebrate, LGBT YouthWhile many see Judaism as the most tolerant of mainstream religions, Orthodox J
Rabbi Calls On Orthodox Judaism To Embrace, Even Celebrate, LGBT Youth
New Now Next / Posted 3 days ago
While many see Judaism as the most tolerant of mainstream religions, Orthodox Jews still get, well, Old Testament, when it comes to homosexuality. But Prinicpal Rabbi Ari Segal of Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles says traditional Judaism cannot... Read more
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Salon.com
France’s former grand rabbi Joseph Sitruk dies at 71death. In a statement Sunday, Hollande praised Sitruk as a “defender of secular
France’s former grand rabbi Joseph Sitruk dies at 71
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
death. In a statement Sunday, Hollande praised Sitruk as a “defender of secularism” who left an indelible legacy for French Judaism. Sitruk was hailed as “a tireless fighter against racism and anti-Semitism” by Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve,... Read more
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The Columbian
Berlin’s Jewish Museum opens show on mystic golemor other inanimate material that’s brought to life through the power of Hebrew
Berlin’s Jewish Museum opens show on mystic golem
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
or other inanimate material that’s brought to life through the power of Hebrew letters. It became popular and known outside Judaism in a famous story about the sixteenth-century Rabbi Judah Loew who is said to have created a golem out of clay to... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Actor Ato Essandoh from NBC’s ‘Chicago Med’Dr. Latham, an Black Orthodox-Jewish doctor, and tells Dave about the commitmen
Actor Ato Essandoh from NBC’s ‘Chicago Med’
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
Dr. Latham, an Black Orthodox-Jewish doctor, and tells Dave about the commitment he has made to understanding Orthodox Judaism for his role and what to expect from the new season. Make sure to listen to The Dave Plier Show every Saturday... Read more
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The Forward
In Nigeria, Messianic Jews Join Contest for Souls of ‘Lost Tribe’who teach Jesus Christ is the Messiah, and other Jewish groups, who may want to
In Nigeria, Messianic Jews Join Contest for Souls of ‘Lost Tribe’
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
who teach Jesus Christ is the Messiah, and other Jewish groups, who may want to bring the Igbo into the fold of mainstream Judaism. “It creates a kind of competition,” said Daniel Lis, a professor of Jewish studies and the author of “Jewish... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Richard Abe WilliamsTexas. He was confirmed, but not bar-mitzvahed, at a temple in Waco. "I never h
Richard Abe Williams
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Texas. He was confirmed, but not bar-mitzvahed, at a temple in Waco. "I never had a bar mitzvah," he says. "Extreme reform [Judaism] kind of did away with bar mitzvah, and I was part of that movement. That's the kind we have in Little Rock." Even... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Life Chronicleswho died in a tragic car crash in Israel. The adoption process was lengthy, as
Life Chronicles
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
who died in a tragic car crash in Israel. The adoption process was lengthy, as we needed to ascertain her mother’s Judaism. By the time our daughter came to us she was nine months old. She was sickly and malnourished, but we loved her from... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Chinese Jews of ancient lineage huddle under pressure from governmentwhole policy is very tight now,” said Guo Yan, 35, a tour guide who advocates a
Chinese Jews of ancient lineage huddle under pressure from government
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
whole policy is very tight now,” said Guo Yan, 35, a tour guide who advocates a distinctively Chinese strain of Judaism and runs a small museum in an apartment filled with pictures of Kaifeng’s Jewish past. “China is sensitive about... Read more
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