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3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

The Jewish Problem, Sources, the Gospels, Part 2: History or Literature?

A further consideration in discussing the roots of anti-Judaism/antisemitism is the reliability of scriptural accounts regarding the life, ministry and death of Jesus.

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Related Topix: Religion, Life, Holidays, Passover

7 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Lauder to head WJC solidarity mission to Israel

The World Jewish Congress announced over the weekend that it would cancel its worldwide senior staff retreat in the US this week and move it to Jerusalem in solidarity with Israelis as they come under rocket fire from Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Religion

10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

The Shabbat ordinance

While addressing the Shabbat prohibitions and limitations - let's not forget the need to invest in alternative, contemporary ways to enhance the positive spirit of Shabbat.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Tel Aviv, Israel Travel, Religion, Opinion

14 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Ramadan, soccer and more

The Hobby Lobby decision, which is still generating heated commentary, interrupted my plan last week to write about Ramadan, which began the evening of Saturday, June 28, and ends the evening of Monday, July 28. Here's some belated information about the holiday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Religion, Islam, Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, Opinion

18 hrs ago | The Times

Polyglot Israel

Zionism is the Jewish nationalistic movement that originated in the late 19th century in Europe with the aim to re-establish a home for Jews in Palestine then under the control of the Ottoman Empire.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Pop/Rock, Religion

22 hrs ago | Forward

Why Jewish Artists Continue To Be Inspired by The Bible

Art historian Samantha Baskind, author of, among others, "Raphael Soyer and the Search for Modern Jewish Art" and the Encyclopedia of Jewish American Artists, now tackles thorny problems of identity and representation in her latest book.

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Related Topix: Religion

Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

Review: 'Rebbe' an in-depth biography of influential leader Schneerson

Joseph Telushkin's new biography, Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History, fascinates nonetheless.

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Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health, Religion, Brooklyn, NY, Crown Heights, NY, New York, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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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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Related Topix: Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Religion

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

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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Related Topix: Religion, US News, Liberal Political News

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

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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Related Topix: World News, Religion, Israel, Middle East, Wedding

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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Related Topix: Religion, Bruceville, TX

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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Related Topix: Religion, Park City, UT

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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