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3 hrs ago | Patheos

Judaism's Future: The Blessing of Continuous Assimilation

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.

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3 hrs ago | Patheos

The Military Diminishment of Judaism

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.

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3 hrs ago | Patheos

Judaism's Future: The Means to Planetary Salvation

Jewish identity, like all identity, is a narrative construct, a by-product of story.

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5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Sa'ar denies presidential deal with haredim

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.

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7 hrs ago | YourObserver

Temples share the Torah

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.

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10 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Global religious hot spots get their own U.S. envoy

WASHINGTON As the Islamic State tears across Iraq and Syria this summer, sending religious minorities fleeing for their lives, Congress created a new job at the State Department - one the president needs to fill immediately, say those who pushed for the position.

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10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Global religious hot spots get their own U.S. envoy

As the Islamic State tears across Iraq and Syria this summer, sending religious minorities fleeing for their lives, Congress created a new job at the State Department - one the president needs to fill immediately, say those who pushed for the position.

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Related Topix: US News, Religion, US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US House of Representatives, Democrat

14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Robin Williams and true comedy

While originally he was known for his roles in fictional dramas and comedies, now Williams serves as an example of real life perseverance and resolve.

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15 hrs ago | Forward

Fighting the Israeli Macho: A Gchat with Elana Sztokman

Dr. Elana Maryles Sztokman, the former executive director of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, is a leading writer and thinker on topics of feminism, Judaism, Israel and orthodoxy.

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17 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Temple Sinai will hosts introduction to basic Judaism class in New Orleans

Temple Sinai will offer an introduction to basic Judaism class, beginning Sept. 7 at 9 a.m. at the temple, 6227 St. Charles Ave., in New Orleans.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

The Trouble with Islam

Judaism, the original monotheistic faith began with the patriarch Abraham almost 4000 years ago, coincidentally, in almost the same part of Iraq where Yazidi women are right now being herded away in Toyota pick-up trucks to become slaves and Jihadi wives.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Maintaining an ancient tradition, female scribe repairs Jewish academy Torah

The Torah used at the Jewish Academy of Orlando is marked with water spots, smudges, discolorations, rips and the normal wear and tear that comes from regular use.

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CBS Local

Murder of Longtime Congregant Shocks Rodeph Shalom Synagogue Community

As Philadelphia homicide detectives continue to search for clues in the death of a center city man who was found murdered inside his home just days ago , members of Congregation Rodeph Shalom are strugging with the loss of a beloved, longtime member.

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The Jersey Journal

Innovative synagogue school near Summit/Chatham border offers free tuition

Congregation Beth Hatikvah is offering a "180 days for $180" option to allow families to try the synagogue and its religious school on for size.

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The Times of Israel

Israeli ambassador defies Uk MP's boycott in Bradford

The Israeli Ambassador to the UK, Daniel Taub, defied Bradford MP George Galloway's declared ban on all things Israeli when he visited the northern city Monday, at the invitation of community leaders.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Humility In Action

This is a continuation of the concept called "kotzer ruach," or "shortness of breath," necessary in advance of redemption.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Patheos

Pharaoh Goes Bonkers, or the Stupidity of a Tyrant: Reflections on Exodus 1:8 -- 2:10

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Debbie Schlussel

What They Didn't Tell You About That Wedding of Israeli Jew to Pali Muslim

You may have seen the Reuters or AFP articles about an Israeli Jewish woman who married a Palestinian Muslim Arab .

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TheAlternativePress.com

Chai Center for Jewish Life School Now Accepting Registrations

Chai Center for Jewish Life is now accepting registration for its Learning Center in its new location at 20 Shawnee Place, Watchung.

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United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Remembering Leonard 'Leibel' Fein, 'a great man in Israel'

In II Samuel, Chapter 1, when David learns of the death of Abner, he proclaims to his soldiers and all of Israel, "You well know that a prince, a great man in Israel, has died this day."

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