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1 hr ago | The Jewish News Weekly

camps & kids | camp listings

A Jewish residential summer camp and retreat center that creates sacred communities of living Judaism that endow children, youth and adults with a positive Jewish identity and community, personal growth, self-esteem, and lifelong friendships and role models.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Religion

5 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

Grateful Dead spirit at San Rafael seder

It very well could have been the kind of seder where the bitter herbs were blessed and then rolled into a joint and smoked.

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Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, San Rafael, CA, Life, Holidays, Passover, Hanukkah, Religion

6 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

Lilith, the Night Demon: Racy, raucous, homegrown opera rears its head in Bay Area

Joshua Horowitz's new opera is about a married couple locked in a battle royal over sexual positions, nocturnal emissions and the perceived inadequacies of each other's genitals.

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Related Topix: Classical, Horowitz, Arts, Opera, Religion, Atherton, CA

10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Jews hail new papal saints who revolutionized ties with Catholics

The late Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, who will be made saints on Sunday, did so much to end two millennia of Catholic anti-Semitism that a Jewish human rights group calls them "heroes to the Jewish people".

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Israel, World News, Middle East

10 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Messianic participation questioned

The main gate of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. The infamous sign says, "Work Sets You Free."

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Related Topix: Redlands, CA, Calimesa, CA, Religion

11 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

The New Reform Judaism: Challenges and Reflections

By now, the changing landscape of modern American Jewry is not news, what with soaring rates of intermarriage and assimilation and, with the exception of Orthodox Jews, the dramatic reduction in synagogue attendance and affiliation.

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16 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

A dose of nuance: Hand-wringing ain't leadership

"When US Jewish commentators such as Daniel Gordis focus solely on how the world, Palestinians and the UN hate us, offering no vision for peace in Israel's future, no wonder young Jews turn off," so my Twitter feed greeted me one bright Jerusalem morning a week or two ago.

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

16 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Parshat Kedoshim: Counting the Omer - Counting every Jew

"You shall neither take revenge from nor bear a grudge against the members of your people; you shall love your neighbor as yourself.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Life, Holidays, Passover

19 hrs ago | The Jewish Worker

New Square: Total Conformity, is this what Judaism is about?

Mishpacha magazine published an interesting supplement for Pesach where they had a writer spend a Shabbos in different places and describe the experience.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Daily Trojan

Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at USC

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was the featured speaker of the 13th annual Carmen and Louis Warschaw Distinguished Lecture in the Davidson Executive Conference Center Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Religion

The Jewish Journal

Composer makes new music to honor mentors, friends

As a baby boomer, composer Russell Steinberg has lived long enough to see admired mentors and friends pass away.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Symphony, Arts, Religion, Santa Monica, CA, Encino, CA

The Jewish Journal

Bury my ashes at Auschwitz

When you're a reporter heading for a war zone, as I was when I flew to Afghanistan several years ago, you prepare for the possibility that you won't return.

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Advocate

Five Arrested in December Assault on Gay Brooklynite

Five men were arrested today in connection with an assault on a gay black man in Brooklyn, N.Y., last December, the New York Daily News reports.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, New York Daily News, Religion

Jerusalem Post

Dov Henin questions need of establishing new port in Haifa Bay area

As head of a new Knesset subcommittee to investigate environmental and planning issues, Henin led other MKs on a tour of the Haifa port area.

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Related Topix: Likud (Israel), Environment, Science, Religion, Israel, World News, Middle East

TheBlaze.com

The 2,000-Year-Old Artifact Uncovered in Jerusalem - and...

An archaeologist with Israel's Antiquities Authority believes his team has uncovered a metal chisel that may have been used in the construction of the Second Temple, Israeli media are reporting, describing the finding as "extraordinary" and "astonishing."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Religion, US Politics, US News

Forward

I Was Expecting a More Jewish Father

The Seesaw is a new kind of advice column in which a a broad range of columnists will address the real life issues faced by interfaith couples and families.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

I Loathe the Israeli Elite

The writer, an Italian journalist with Il Foglio, writes a twice-weekly column for Arutz Sheva.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Anti-Zionist Sect Praises Late Iranian Chief Rabbi

The extreme anti-Zionist hareidi sect Neturei Karta praised Rabbi Yousef Hamadani Cohen, the former chief rabbi of Iran's tiny Jewish community who passed away three weeks ago .

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Calls to Fire Internal Security Minister Over Temple Mount Riots

Likud MK and Knesset Deputy Speaker Moshe Feiglin has called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to investigate the recent riots by Muslim extremists on the Temple Mount, and to take action to put an end to intimidation and violence against Jews on Judaism's holiest site - action which he says should include firing Internal Security Minister Yitzhak ... (more)

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Related Topix: Likud (Israel), Religion, Life, Holidays, Passover, Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Passover's Legacy

Victor Sharpe is a prolific freelance writer with many published articles in leading national and international conservative websites and magazines.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Pop/Rock, The Blue Hour, Religion

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