The Inquirer & Mirror
Shirat HaYam welcomes new spiritual leader
Shirat HaYam, the island's Jewish congregation, this summer welcomed a new spiritual leader.
The Jewish News Weekly
So, what's the Yiddish word for 'pimp'? Hassids help Hollywood get it right
When it comes to Hassidic characters in movies, film consultant Elli Meyer believes that the real deal trumps a random actor in costume.
AALNA falters in conference dates
Many of you, like me, may be making plans for attending the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living conference in Washington, D.C. It starts Sunday, Oct. 5, and runs through Wednesday, Oct. 8. The American Assisted Living Nurses Association, in order to provide a lead-in to NCAL day, slated its conference on Friday, ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Congregation Beth Israel Announces Children's Programs During High Holidays
Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains announced that it will offer programs for children of all ages during the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah, September 25 and 26, and Yom Kippur, October 4. "Children are always welcome at our regular High Holiday services, but we've also created age-appropriate programs to enhance the holiday experience for ... (more)
Or Chadash to welcome the new year with a sweet twist
Congregation Or Chadash will offer a High Holiday service free of charge this year.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
Showbiz meets shtetl: Helping Hollywood get Hasidim right
When it comes to Hasidic characters in movies, film consultant Elli Meyer believes that the real deal trumps a random actor in costume.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Arutz Sheva Israel News
The Seven Species in the Parsha
Starting with the "Three Weeks" we pounded the Hamas wing of Amalek from the air, from the ground and from the sea.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Jewish Journal
After the fog of war: An early assessment of the Israel-Gaza conflict
It is far too early to assess the impact of the latest war in Gaza, but still some preliminary thoughts are in order: Judging by what I have been reading in the press blogs and emails, it seems as if many Jews are in a panic about the rise in anti-Semitism.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
New Jersey Jewish News
Despite what you heard, we are not alone
Two Jews are walking in a dangerous neighborhood late at night. Suddenly, they hear footsteps behind them.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Tu B'Av (15th of Av): Coming Full Circle
The Mishnah in Taanit states that there were no greater holidays,Yomim Tovim, than Yom Kippur and Tu B'Av.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The love festival - Tu Be'av
Falling this year on August 11, Tu Be'av is known as the love festival, and is marked by celebrations at Shiloh.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
New York Post
Obama vindicates Nixon: On Isa
It's not true, as his critics like to say, that the president who went to Cairo to tell the world his election heralded great new things for the Middle East now has nothing to show for it.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Feeling at Home on the Range in Jewish Wyoming
The fences bordering ranches in Laramie, Wyoming are always dotted with tumbleweed, that pesky, thorny, seemingly dead bush that blows around the prairie, getting caught on anything in its way.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains announces children's programs during High Holidays
Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains announced that it will offer programs for children of all ages during the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah, Sept.
The Jersey Journal
Temple Sholom in Scotch Plains makes high holiday day tickets available to public
Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains, announced it is making available high holiday tickets for non-members for the inaugural services in its brand new building at 1925 Lake Ave., Scotch Plains.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
WLFI-TV West Lafayette
Purdue professor speaks on Middle East conflict
Purdue professor David Sanders has been to Israel 25 times, give or take, three times already this year.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Brattleboro Reformer
Our Opinion: Blood on our hands
Liberals, conservatives and other westerners of differing political opinions have long stood by Israel, but that support has been fading away over the past decade.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The Flat Hat
The promise of a oenever againa
Growing up in Cherry Hill, N.J., where public schools close for Yom Kippur, Bar Mitzvah t-shirts make up the seventh-grade wardrobe, and every grocery store boasts a substantial kosher section, it took years for me to understand that anti-Semitism exists.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
32 nations back Judaism's Yom Kippur as UN holiday
The letter to the assembly's Committee on Conferences, circulated on Wednesday, says the U.N. "recognizes the major festivals of many of the world's main religions, yet Judaism is not represented."
32 Nations Back Judaism's Yom Kippur as UN Holiday
Thirty-two countries have written to a U.N. General Assembly committee asking the United Nations to recognize Judaism's holiest day, Yom Kippur, as an official holiday.