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28 min ago | The Kentucky Democrat
Politics, Faith, and the Making of American Judaism by Peter Adams Paperback: 230 pages Publisher: University of Michigan Press Adams explores how politics and faith played a role in the evolution of Judaism in America.
4 hrs ago | In-depth Africa
While the usual suspects are gloating that American Jewish support for Israel is falling away, what we've actually seen is support coming from unexpected places, even from Jewish celebrities who traditionally have had little use for Israel.
5 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Racism in the Bible, if it could be called that, was not due to skin-color, but to religion.
10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Matisyahu, the artist regarded as an influential Jewish icon in the international music world, is playing on his own terms with his new album, Akeda.
12 hrs ago | World Magazine
President Barack Obama got rare commendations from conservatives on Monday when he announced his nominee for a long-vacant State Department post charged with advocating for religious minorities around the world.
16 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Congregation Beth Judea is offering those Jewish Adults who did not have an opportunity to celebrate a bar or bat mitzvah at the age of 13 the opportunity to join in a special program that will teach you what you will need to become an Adult B'nei Mitzvah in 2016.
19 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
A circumcision tradition in the Ultra-Orthodox community is back in the spotlight after two babies contracted neonatal herpes, and Mayor De Blasio is doing nothing to stop it.
20 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
World Jewry and the State of Israel are facing trying times. According to a number of reports, anti-Israel sentiment and global anti-Semitism are on the rise.
"Revile not ye those whom they call upon besides Allah, lest they out of spite revile Allah in their ignorance.
An orthodox Rabbi from Edgware, north London, has fasted during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan like more than a million Muslims in London.
For Katie Hamelburg, volunteering is a way of life - and she's doing what she can to inspire other teens to offer their time and talent to help others, too.
Rabbi Jeremy Stern heads an organization that advocates on behalf of women trapped in religious marriages.
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Obama on Monday said he plans to tap Rabbi David Saperstein as the next Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, the first non-Christian to hold the job.
Apparently no one is supposed to bomb Muslim terrorists during Ramadan. But it's okay for Muslims to kill non-Muslims during Ramadan.
After a year-long search process, Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit is set to welcome its new rabbi August 1. Rabbi Hannah Orden, who has served a congregation in New Hampshire for the past six years, will move to Summit with her husband, Don, a social worker.
The Q/A of NYC. Ilustration adapted from photo provided by MTA for 100th Anniversary of Grand Central from Michael Ochs , Getty Images.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:57 pm
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