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2 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

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To the Best of Our Knowledge is an audio magazine of ideas -- two hours of smart, entertaining radio for people with curious minds addressing topics accross the spectrum of life today.

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6 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

Killings prompt soul-searching in Orthodox community

The murder of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir has sparked outrage in Israel, both because of the brutality of the act - the East Jerusalem resident was burned to death - and because, according to media reports, the suspected killers are not extremist settlers, as some believed, but haredi Orthodox Jews.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Orthodox Church, Palestinian Territories

10 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Does Conspiracy Account for the Absence of Jesus' Jewish Identity in Renaissance Art?

It is unarguable that Renaissance art erased Jesus' Jewish identity. Just walk through any museum gallery of Renaissance artworks or look at images of Renaissance paintings in books and you will see a Christian Jesus with no trace of Judaism .

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15 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Jews and the 'mad science' of psychoanalysis

Towards the latter half of the 19th century in central Europe, Orthodox Judaism was going though an enormous period of transition.

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19 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Temple Israel welcomes new rabbi

The Temple Israel Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Rabbi David Ross Senter as the congregation's new rabbi, spiritual leader and head of the 100-student Religious School.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Northern Territory News

What is really happening in Gaza

Unstoppable strength ... An Israeli Merkava tank rolls along the southern Israeli border with the Gaza strip following Israeli air strikes in the Palestinian coastal enclave.

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Jerusalem Post

Converts marry in Beersheba under rocket fire from Gaza

Two couples in Beersheba finished their conversion to Judaism and were married by Deputy Religious Services Minister Eli Ben-Dahan on Thursday, despite the city coming under rocket fire during the ceremony.

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The Jewish News Weekly

Camp Newman becomes yearlong hub to engage youth

A popular Bay Area summer camp serving thousands of Jewish youth is expanding its reach well beyond the sunniest season.

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The Jewish News Weekly

Reform Jews gather behind URJ banner at Pride Parade

Something was different at the San Francisco Pride Parade this year: For the first time in the event's 44-year history, Reform Jews from around the Bay Area marched as one.

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Related Topix: Religion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Jewish Chronicle

Have lesbian and gay rabbis found equality?

Twenty-five years ago, two lesbians were ordained under the auspices of London's Leo Baeck College: Rabbi Sheila Shulman and me.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Religion

Park Record

Robot writes Torah at Berlin's Jewish Museum

The robot's quill runs across the paper scroll, from right to left, scribbling down ancient Hebrew letters with black ink.

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Miami New Times

Atheists Claim Eruv 'Imposes Orthodox Judaism' on Miami Beach, Demand Removal

Two months ago, Riptide reported that residents of Miami Beach were angry that an eruv -- an orthodox Jewish enclosure -- had appeared in Pinetree Park.

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Jerusalem Post

Rethinking Judaism: Revenge and violence or peace and ethics?

Fear, furor and instability can be morally crippling even for a society that strives to be ethical.

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Forward

Mystery Mosaic Discovered in Ancient Galilee Synagogue

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Brigham Young University, Trinity University , University of Toronto, and University of Wyoming believe that they have uncovered the first ancient synagogue mosaic to feature a non-biblical narrative.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Brigham Young University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of Wyoming, Religion, Israel, World News, Middle East

Wed Jul 09, 2014

DFW Catholic

Mt 10:1-7 Conversion Starts at Home

Jesus sent out these Twelve after instructing them thus, "Do not go into pagan territory or enter a Samaritan town.

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Related Topix: Pagan/Wiccan, Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion

Jerusalem Post

Israeli education: A new tool to foster identification with both Jewish state, Judaism

The conference was built around idea that there is a need to develop a common language toward fostering an attachment to Israel among youth in the Diaspora.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Zealousness and You

"Pinchas son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron, the priest, has turned my anger away from the Israelites by his zealousness for my honor among them, I did not put an end to them in my zeal."

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Examiner.com

Jewish mother of murdered son reveals flaw in Torah and revealed religions

Funeral for Rachel's son, Naftali Fraenkel, and his two friends. The religious violence in the "holy land" is letting the world know the "revealed"/hearsay religions have nothing of meaning and value to offer us.

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The Times of Israel

PM said to eye coalition with ultra-Orthodox, Labor

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Shas chiarman Aryeh Deri during a plenum session in Knesset, June 2013.

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The Jewish Journal

Torah portion: Reframing the Brit Shalom

How can I write a d'var Torah when I can't stop crying? The horrific news from the Middle East - our boys, their boys, the steady progress of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria - I can't bear to put on paper what is in my heart, as I emerge from texts on Parshat Pinchas extolling an ancient act of zealotry and the horrific violence to which it ... (more)

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