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19 min ago | Common Dreams
Over the last two weeks Jewish Voice for Peace chapters in Philadelphia, Durham, Washington DC, Denver, and New York delivered a petition to Jewish community leaders demanding they call for an immediate ceasefire and an end to the blockade of Gaza.
2 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer
As I sat in the audience Wednesday night at the Levine Museum of the New South, listening to an intriguing discussion about the bond between blacks and Jews, a friend leaned over to show me something on her smartphone.
6 hrs ago | Tehran Times
As Israel continues its massive military aggression against the Gaza Strip, which has already cost the lives of more than 2,000 Palestinians, the international condemnation of the atrocities committed by the Tel Aviv regime and its cruel massacre of the unarmed citizens of the besieged Gaza grows steadily.
8 hrs ago | OpEdNews
A few years ago I gave a talk on art, perception, and anti-Semitism to a mostly Jewish audience at an adult education program in New York City.
9 hrs ago | Examiner.com
In The Holy Land Key , Pastor Ray Bentley of Maranatha Chapel in San Diego, with Genevieve Gillespie writes, "it's time to step into the prophetic story."
11 hrs ago | Jewish World Review
One of the foundations of Judaism is that each individual has free choice. G0D gave us the capacity to choose between good and evil and it is this freedom of choice that enables human beings to change.
From the macram Jewish star adorning the ark and the Middle Eastern-style lamp serving as a ner tamid, to the pillows on a bare floor and the sparely decorated walls, the room looks exactly as it does in a photograph from "The Jewish Catalog," the iconic do-it-yourself Judaism guidebook published in 1973 that brought the then 5-year-old Havurat ... (more)
"I was a total humanities major - never balanced a checkbook in my life - so God sent me to be rabbi to the engineers," says Pressman, who retired last month after 33 years as the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth David in Saratoga.
Thanks mostly to migration from across Canada and elsewhere, Vancouver's Jewish community is one of the fastest growing in North America.
On a recent Tuesday evening, a group of about two dozen Jews in their 20s and 30s huddled around wooden tables poring over the text for the week's Torah portion.
Recently ousted "Meet the Press" host David Gregory is writing a book on his Jewish faith, our colleague Mike Allen reports.
Judaism is not a philosophy, but a spiritual science. The Torah outlines a complete spiritual pathway by which one can maximize one's relationships -- with one's self, with others, and with God.
When people are busy in the present doing what they love, or otherwise feel compelled to do, they tend to worry less about its future.
Yes, American Jews, according to the 2013 Pew study , retain a strong sense of distinct identity, despite their distancing themselves from synagogue life and other forms of religious expression.
Jewish identity, like all identity, is a narrative construct, a by-product of story.
MK Meir Sheetrit accuses Sa'ar of organizing deal for Rivlin to get haredi MKs' support, by promising to close stores in Tel Aviv on Shabbat.
Participating in the Torah-giving ceremony are: Chazzan Cliff Abramson, Temple Sinai Vice President of Ritual Marvin Glusman, Rabbi Geoff Huntting, Herb Schimmel, Ellen and Marty Honig, Kehillah Secretary Anne Schimberg and Sandy Gladstone.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 04:27 pm
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