New Jersey Jewish News
A lesson for parents
They called the young man a horse thief - the worst epithet in the 19th-century shtetl of Czernovitz.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Jewish Leaders Celebrate Hanukkah with Alan Gross in Cuba
Alan Gross , the U.S. government subcontractor serving a 15-year sentence in Cuba after being convicted of subversion, received a Hanukah visit from leaders of the island's Jewish community.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Oy! This writer repents his sins
I was the one kid in my heavily Jewish neighborhood who never went to synagogue and never learned to read Hebrew.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Daily News Leader
Family welcomes warm Hanukkah spirit
As Bonnie Brown sang the Hanukkah blessing Tuesday night, her voice traveled softly through the notes until, peacefully, it reached the end.
Meet the Fifth (Jewish) Beatle - Manager Brian Epstein
In his 1964 autobiography, written three years before he died, at the age of 32, Beatles manager Brian Epstein recalled feeling the weight of his lineage as he sought a balance between the wishes of his Orthodox Jewish parents and the aspects of his life that were increasingly incongruent with their traditional values.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Fundamentally Freund: Hanukka and the spirit of Samaria
Across the long, winding and often painful sweep of Jewish history, the festival of Hanukka has proven to be a reliable companion.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Who Runs Israel?
Now in the midst of Hanukkah, and having just seen the relationship between the U.S. and Israel fall to an all-time low, there is a need to understand how the American president and the Israeli prime minister can impact the survival of the Jewish state.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Power of Prayer: Jewish prayers provide time to be introspective, thank God
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first story in a five-part series titled "The Power of Prayer" that will break down the theology and practice of prayer in different religions.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Jewish Journal
Chocolate freedoms of Chanukah and Thanksgiving
The freedom food of chocolate should star in desserts for Chanukah and Thanksgiving.
New Jersey Jewish News
Temple feeds a need to help the hungry NEW
The rabbi thinks it's a model for the synagogue of the future. The baker feels she has found the perfect match for her talent and passion.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
How Hanukkah Entered American Mainstream
Hanukkah, I learned while attending a liberal Hebrew school in the 1970s, became an important Jewish holiday only in order to compete with Christmas.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Morocco Jewish Leaders Praise King for Keeping Peace and Respect
Serge Berdugo pulled out his iPad and quickly scrolled to a photo showing Yom Kippur services at a Moroccan synagogue.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time gives tips on the Second Coming
Lois Van Mark had a difficult growing season with an unusual harvest. Very dry weather across the Midwest greatly reduced the yield on her late August wheat harvest.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Binghamton University Pipe Dream
Chabad celebrates traditional Jewish wedding, sans marriage
Students participate in "My Big Fat Jewish Wedding" at the Chabad Center for Jewish Student Life at Binghamton University on Murray Hill Road Thursday night.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Plantation maintains Yom Kippur as paid day off
Plantation gives its employees 11 paid holidays a year, plus vacation time. The list includes the typical national holidays of Christmas and Fourth of July, but tradition here is to give Yom Kippur, a Jewish holiday, off as well.