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Congregation Shaarei Kodesh is proud to announce the Davening Divas in Concert on Sunday, December 8th, 2013 with a special appearance by Bagels 'n Box.
Israel is recast as 'occupied Palestine' and Jerusalem is al-Quds. Judea and Samaria an ancient geographical term for the land west of River Jordan is now the West Bank.
A trumpeter playing sorrowful songs outside of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art seemed to symbolize the melancholy many of the proponents of the two-state solution of an independent Palestinian state next to Israel feel these days.
It was September, not an easy time for a religious Jew to be traveling. The Jewish month of Tishrei was ending with its marathon of holy days.
It was powerful, even uplifting for Rabbi Audrey Pollack to join about 1,000 women at the Kotel, or Western Wall, in Israel on Nov. 4, the morning of Rosh Chodesh, the first day of the Hebrew month.
At some time or other, all of us feel alone. For many, aloneness evokes a sense of loneliness.
For the first 3 1/2 weeks of the summer, one group of 5-year-olds at Ramah Day Camp in Nyack, NY, was "very quiet" as the children went about the typical camp activities, according to Amy Skopp Cooper, the camp's director.
If it were not for the victory of the Maccabees two centuries before his birth, Jesus would not have been born into a Jewish life, but into a Greek culture.
So what exactly does an anti-Semite do when he's booted out of his political party because he discovered he was born Jewish? When we last looked in on Csanad Szegedi about a year ago, his public life was in shambles.
"The route will include about 10 places of worship in the Cherkasy, Zhytomyr, Poltava and Khmelnitsky regions," the cabinet of the governor of the Cherkasy region, Sergei Tulub, said in a statement last month to daily Vesti.
Israeli President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have joined world's leaders in paying tribute to Nelson Mandela, following his death at the age of 95. Mr Peres said: "The world has lost a great leader who changed the face of history.
Last week the Supreme Court agreed to hear Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. v. Sebelius and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v.
First there was the Conservative movement's October biennial conference, billed as the "conversation of the century" and opened up to presenters from outside the movement.
"For a lot of my childhood, we lived in New York City during the week, and then went to this congregation in a small town called Monroe, New York, and lived in the basement for Shabbat," says Lew, a musician and filmmaker.
The Congregation for Humanistic Judaism will present a program about Sherwin Wine, the founder of Humantistic Judaism, on Sunday morning, Dec. 15 at the Bedford Middle School .
This Anatolian Star at a Christian church predated by several centuries its use by Jews as the primary symbol of their faith.