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The Jewish Press
Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Terumah: How Many Israelites Does it Take to Build an Aron?There is much to be gained by paying close attention to the various details in
Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Terumah: How Many Israelites Does it Take to Build an Aron?
The Jewish Press / Posted 10 minutes ago
There is much to be gained by paying close attention to the various details in the Torah of how to build the mishkan. We will take a look at one such detail and see how it led to some very powerful observations: Whereas the other vessels of the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Muslim politics is not subsuming Malaysian politics – Manjit Bhatia Published: 8 February 2016 7:24 PM I become very cynical whenever the awfull
Muslim politics is not subsuming Malaysian politics – Manjit Bhatia
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 hours ago
Published: 8 February 2016 7:24 PM I become very cynical whenever the awfully clichéd word “discourse” is thrown up as if it is the only term that can effectively describe... Read more
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The Forward
Jews of the CaribbeanA relatively small number of Jews have lived in the Caribbean since the time of
Jews of the Caribbean
The Forward / Posted 4 hours ago
A relatively small number of Jews have lived in the Caribbean since the time of the Spanish Expulsion in 1492. As refugees from fascist Europe in the 1930s and ’40s, they formed what has been called a Calypso shtetl. A new study from Columbia... Read more
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Salon.com
It’s a “touchy” subject: “Sticky: A (Self) Love Story” wants to get us talking about solo sex’s new documentary begins with two questions: “Do you masturbate?” And, a few m
It’s a “touchy” subject: “Sticky: A (Self) Love Story” wants to get us talking about solo sex
Salon.com / Posted 13 hours ago
’s new documentary begins with two questions: “Do you masturbate?” And, a few moments later, “Why is something most everybody does so hard to talk about?” The answers, as viewers of “Sticky: A (Self) Love Story” learn, are complicated. To fully... Read more
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The Forward
Orthodox Ping Pong Champ Falls Short After Skipping Olympics Trial on ShabbatAn Orthodox Jewish teen from suburban New York City came up short in her bid to
Orthodox Ping Pong Champ Falls Short After Skipping Olympics Trial on Shabbat
The Forward / Posted 17 hours ago
An Orthodox Jewish teen from suburban New York City came up short in her bid to make the U.S. Olympics table tennis team and did not compete in the trials on Shabbat. Estee Ackerman, a 14-year-old freshman at the Yeshiva University High School for... Read more
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The Forward
7 Fast-Growing Independent Congregations Join Forces in New Group(JTA) — In the summer of 2011, Lizzi Heydemann returned to her native Chicago t
7 Fast-Growing Independent Congregations Join Forces in New Group
The Forward / Posted 18 hours ago
(JTA) — In the summer of 2011, Lizzi Heydemann returned to her native Chicago to establish a Jewish community loosely modeled on Ikar, the Los Angeles congregation where she had spent two years as a rabbinic intern. She set about harvesting email... Read more
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The Jewish Press
No More Illusions: Come home{Originally posted to the author’s website, Candidly Speaking from Jerusalem}
No More Illusions: Come home
The Jewish Press / Posted 23 hours ago
{Originally posted to the author’s website, Candidly Speaking from Jerusalem} Objectively analyzing recent events can only lead to the dismal conclusion that the status of Diaspora Jewry, bad as it is, is only likely to deteriorate. The horrific... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Undemocratic Nature of Fire and Water in the Middle EastUN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon and outgoing Pres. Shimon Peres. Wednesday July 23 2014
The Undemocratic Nature of Fire and Water in the Middle East
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
UN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon and outgoing Pres. Shimon Peres. Wednesday July 23 2014Photo Credit: Yonatan Sindel / Flash 90 {Originallyt posted to the author’s website, FirstOne Through} Israeli President Shimon Peres Former President of Israel and... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Reporter Who Interviewed Bernie Sanders on Kibbutz Experience Speaks OutYossi Melman, who in 1990 interviewed for Ha’aretz the then candidate running t
Reporter Who Interviewed Bernie Sanders on Kibbutz Experience Speaks Out
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
Yossi Melman, who in 1990 interviewed for Ha’aretz the then candidate running to represent the State of Vermont in Congress Bernard Sanders, no longer works for Ha’aretz, and so he published his short memoir of “my talks with Bernie” with the... Read more
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FOX News
Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer areaJERUSALEM – The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy site
Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer area
FOX News / Posted yesterday
JERUSALEM – The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy site says it opposes a new prayer area for non-Orthodox Jews at the adjacent Western Wall. The Waqf's rejection may present an obstacle for Israel which has tried to defuse... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Sunday Reads: Syria & Obama’s legacy, Hitler’s Romanian ally, Secular Israel’s ignoranceUS President Barack Obama, photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The Obama administr
Sunday Reads: Syria & Obama’s legacy, Hitler’s Romanian ally, Secular Israel’s ignorance
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
US President Barack Obama, photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The Obama administration doesn't want to do anything serious in Syria and so, therefore, it's doing unserious things to make it appear as if it's doing something when it's actually not doing... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Jordan Adds to Western Wall Mixed-Gender Prayer ControversyMembers of the "Women of the Wall" activist group begin to teach women how to p
Jordan Adds to Western Wall Mixed-Gender Prayer Controversy
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
Members of the "Women of the Wall" activist group begin to teach women how to pray in men's tefillin and prayer shawls at the extension of the Western Wall known as Robinson's Arch.Photo Credit: Hadas Parush / Flash 90 Jordan is demanding that... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer areaJERUSALEM (AP) - The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy
Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer area
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy site says it opposes a new prayer area for non-Orthodox Jews at the adjacent Western Wall. The Waqf's rejection may present an obstacle for Israel which has tried to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer areaJERUSALEM (AP) - The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy
Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer area
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy site says it opposes a new prayer area for non-Orthodox Jews at the adjacent Western Wall. The Waqf's rejection may present an obstacle for Israel which has tried to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer areaJERUSALEM (AP) � The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy
Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer area
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
JERUSALEM (AP) � The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy site says it opposes a new prayer area for non-Orthodox Jews at the adjacent Western Wall. The Waqf's rejection may present an obstacle for Israel which has tried to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer areaJERUSALEM (AP) — The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy
Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer area
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy site says it opposes a new prayer area for non-Orthodox Jews at the adjacent Western Wall. The Waqf’s rejection may present an obstacle for Israel which has tried to... Read more
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The Forward
A Jewish Farmers Movement: Revolutionary or Ridiculous?The unfailing response from people when I tell them I’m going to the Jewish far
A Jewish Farmers Movement: Revolutionary or Ridiculous?
The Forward / Posted yesterday
The unfailing response from people when I tell them I’m going to the Jewish farmers conference here, just outside San Diego, is a smile to see if I’m joking. Then, when it’s clear I’m serious, comes: “I didn’t know that there were any Jewish... Read more
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The Forward
When Swimming Felt Like PrayerStepping into the lobby induces an overpowering sensory flashback: the distinct
When Swimming Felt Like Prayer
The Forward / Posted yesterday
Stepping into the lobby induces an overpowering sensory flashback: the distinctive metallic jags of Jewish synagogue art (where does that aesthetic come from, anyway?); the memorial flame flanked by chirpy fliers for simcha-space rentals and family... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Milk and Meat: The Dangerous Mixture{Originally posted to the Rabbi’s website, Cardozo Academy} There is one law i
Milk and Meat: The Dangerous Mixture
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
{Originally posted to the Rabbi’s website, Cardozo Academy} There is one law in the Jewish tradition that no doubt has puzzled many scholars: that which prohibits the mixing of milk and meat. Its source is found in the Torah (Shemot 23:19, 34:26;... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Briefly in the artsArtist’s exhibit coming to UNT Artist Siona Benjamin explores the small pocket
Briefly in the arts
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Artist’s exhibit coming to UNT Artist Siona Benjamin explores the small pocket of Indian culture that is neither Islamic or Hindu in her art. Benjamin, herself a Jewish-Indian New Yorker, considers the mysteries of India’s non-Hindu and non-Muslim... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Barker part of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi anniversaryArtist’s exhibit coming to UNT Artist Siona Benjamin explores the small pocke
Barker part of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi anniversary
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Artist’s exhibit coming to UNT Artist Siona Benjamin explores the small pocket of Indian culture that is neither Islamic or Hindu in her art. Benjamin, herself a Jewish-Indian New Yorker, considers the mysteries of India’s non-Hindu and non-Muslim... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
New prayer site highlights divide between Israel, US JewsJERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli government's decision to allow non-Orthodox Jewish
New prayer site highlights divide between Israel, US Jews
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli government's decision to allow non-Orthodox Jewish prayer at Jerusalem's Western Wall is a major breakthrough for the country's long-marginalized liberal streams and their powerful supporters in the United States. But... Read more
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Daily Press
'A greater spiritual discipline' | Fasting a tradition among several religionsChristians in Hampton Roads and around the world are preparing for the arrival
'A greater spiritual discipline' | Fasting a tradition among several religions
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Christians in Hampton Roads and around the world are preparing for the arrival of Lent, which begins Wednesday for Catholics and Protestants, and on March 14 for Orthodox Christians. Lent is observed during a 40-day period before Easter, when... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
New Western Wall Rules Break Down Barriers For Jewish WomenIsrael made a decision last week that supporters are calling game-changing. Men
New Western Wall Rules Break Down Barriers For Jewish Women
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Israel made a decision last week that supporters are calling game-changing. Men and women will be allowed to worship together at the holiest place where Jews can legally pray. This could lead to other changes in Israel. Batya Kallus, who helped... Read more
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The Forward
Michael Douglas Makes Debut — as Unlikely Pitchman for JudaismWith a mother who wasn’t Jewish, along with his two non-Jewish wives, actor Mic
Michael Douglas Makes Debut — as Unlikely Pitchman for Judaism
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
With a mother who wasn’t Jewish, along with his two non-Jewish wives, actor Michael Douglas’s newest part as a Jewish role model sounds at first like a case of nontraditional casting — or a serious case of chutzpah. Nevertheless, the secularly... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Religion Bulletin, Feb. 6

Events

AWAKE worship series: 6:30 p.m. Friday, H

Religion Bulletin, Feb. 6
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago

Events

AWAKE worship series: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Hendersonville Presbyterian Church, 699 N. Grove St., Hendersonville. Visit fireinthemountain.com or call 692-3211.

Cookie sale: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Balfour United... Read more

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J Weekly
WATCH: How a New Hampshire rabbi opened Hillary Clinton’s heart by by ron kampeas, JTA A long-dead Hasidic rabbi reached across the centuries
WATCH: How a New Hampshire rabbi opened Hillary Clinton’s heart
J Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
by by ron kampeas, JTA A long-dead Hasidic rabbi reached across the centuries and let Hillary Rodham Clinton speak candidly about belief and self-doubt. That, more or less, is the... Read more
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J Weekly
New York Times in Iran; Jewish in the German Army; starring Bernie Sanders as the rabbi (VIDEO) by david a.m. wilensky Here’s what we’re reading: Bernie Sanders played a rab
New York Times in Iran; Jewish in the German Army; starring Bernie Sanders as the rabbi (VIDEO)
J Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
by david a.m. wilensky Here’s what we’re reading: Bernie Sanders played a rabbi in a '90s comedy; the life of a Jewish soldier in the contermporary... Read more
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My EastText
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
My EastText / Posted 2 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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The Christian Post
Nancy Pelosi Invokes Prophet Muhammad at National Prayer Breakfast, Compares Islam and ChristianityHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi holds a news conference on the upcoming budg
Nancy Pelosi Invokes Prophet Muhammad at National Prayer Breakfast, Compares Islam and Christianity
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi holds a news conference on the upcoming budget reforms and legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 1, 2015. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., invoked the Islamic prophet Muhammad at... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
KSPR Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 2 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Sanders could earn historic first | Politics - Home 'I would not be running for president of the United States
Sanders could earn historic first
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
| Politics - Home 'I would not be running for president of the United States if I did not have very strong religious and spiritual feelings' Hal Yeager/Getty Images Bernie Sanders... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Sanders could earn historic firstBernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire,
Sanders could earn historic first
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
Bernie Sanders is poised to make history. Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Bernie Sanders Claims ‘Very Strong Religious’ FeelingsBernie Sanders Heckled Photo Credit: Netroots Nation Youtube screenshot Presid
Bernie Sanders Claims ‘Very Strong Religious’ Feelings
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
Bernie Sanders Heckled Photo Credit: Netroots Nation Youtube screenshot Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders disappointed many atheists among his fans at a Democratic town hall Wednesday, when he declared he had “very strong religious and spiritual... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Parashat Mishpatim with Rabbi Brigitte RosenbergRabbi Brigitte Rosenberg Our guest this week is Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg, Seni
Parashat Mishpatim with Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg Our guest this week is Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg, Senior Rabbi of the United Hebrew congregation in St.Louis, MO. Rabbi Rosenberg, who has been at United Hebrew since 2004, received her BA in Religion and Culture from Boston... Read more
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The Forward
Kotel Plan Sends Strong Message to All Israelis — Especially GirlsAs a member of Women of the Wall for more than 20 years, and as part of the gro
Kotel Plan Sends Strong Message to All Israelis — Especially Girls
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
As a member of Women of the Wall for more than 20 years, and as part of the group’s negotiating team, I believe that the creation of a third section of the Kotel sets a strong precedent in women’s status in Israel: women as administrators of a holy... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Eternal Jewish FlameIn the beginning a flame was lit. It was no earthly flame, born of elements of
The Eternal Jewish Flame
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
In the beginning a flame was lit. It was no earthly flame, born of elements of the spinning planet, but was rather a divine spark lit in the neshamah, or soul, of Abraham, who made a covenant with God that his people would follow him. This hallowed... Read more
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