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1 hr ago | New Jersey Jewish News

Head of Hazon serves - Food for Thought'

Hazon founder Nigel Savage addresses issues around Judaism and the environment April 6 at Congregation B'nai Israel in Rumson.

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Related Topix: Religion, Rumson, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ

3 hrs ago | Breaking All The Rules

Read the entire "Reign of Terror" essay

The recent breakdown in the latest round of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians is no surprise.

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

7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

The Ones You Didn't Hear: They Might Be Giants

The pious Iowa revivalist found himself in a discussion with a skeptic. "You don't really believe all those stories in the Bible about giants and such, do you?" the fellow scoffed.

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Related Topix: They Might Be Giants, Pop/Rock, Religion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Forward

Does Israel Advocacy Belong on British Campuses?

American and British Jewish communal institutions alike are presently grappling with the question of what to do with the "evil son" - he who, in the words of the Passover Haggadah, "by divorcing himself from the community...denies our very essence."

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Religion

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Conservative Movement: Confiscation of Chametz "Racist"

Executive Director Yizhar Hess of the Masorati Jewish movement in Israel protested, Sunday, the seizure of chametz in Jerusalem's Old City , initiated by Jerusalem City Councilman Aryeh King under a law that bans the marketing of chametz during Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion

Jerusalem Post

Crafting a Holocaust Remembrance Day liturgy

On an early Friday afternoon in November of last year, I spoke on the topic "Zionism and the Renaissance of Judaism" before a senior condominium community in Delray Beach, Florida.

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Related Topix: Religion, Delray Beach, FL, World News, Germany

Arutz Sheva Israel News

In Every Generation... What is Judeo-Phobia?

In every generation arises those who would destroy us, but the Holy One saves us from their hands.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion

BrothersJudd Blog

from the Archives: Judaism for the Gentiles:

The Church's Hidden Jewishness: Hebrew thinking in a Greek world. a review of In the Shadow of the Temple: Jewish Influences on Early Christianity by Oskar Skarsaune Some scholars see the development of early Christian thought and practice as a series of Hellenizing moments, as Christianity became increasingly less Hebraic and more Greek.

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Jerusalem Post

Setting aside Sephardim in a discussion of Jewish intellectualism

The recent article by Eva Illouz in Haaretz on the seemingly intractable problems faced by Jewish Intellectuals raises a number of critical issues for our understanding of Judaism when seen through Sephardic lenses.

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

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Riots Force Out Top US Rabbi from Temple Mount

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik's tour of the Temple Mount was cut short this morning when violent rioting broke out at the holy site.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion, Princeton University, Tampa, FL, Israel, World News, Middle East

Forward

Virtues of the Marathon Rabbi

Even before my first day on the job, 44 years ago, as I was stocking up at a supermarket for my new residence, a soon-to-be congregant approached me in the parking lot.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, Religion

The Daily Star

Sixteen arrested after clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa

A Palestinian child gestures towards a member of the Israeli security forces as he stands guard in the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Ras al-Amud, on April 18, 2014.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Police Limit Muslim Access to Temple Mount After Arrests

Jerusalem police have limited Muslim access to the Temple Mount again Sunday, after Arab youths attempted to riot yet again at Judaism's holiest site.

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

Washington Times

Goat-raising rabbi leader in Jewish food movement

When Rabbi Marc Soloway is troubled, he goes to the goats. It's a short walk to the Jewish goat-milking co-op in his semirural neighborhood, and when he cradles a kid in his arms, his face radiates joy.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion

Jerusalem Post

To the limit with Rabbi Berdichevski

Michah Yoseph Berdichevski, one of Zionism's most prolific and outspoken rebels, is a modern heir to Elisha ben Avuyah.

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Jerusalem Post

She stanched the bleeding

Almost two millennia ago, the Jewish people apparently knew more about the hereditary bleeding disorder of hemophilia than anyone else did at that time.

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Related Topix: Hemophilia, Pharmacology, Religion

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Egypt Foils Attempt to Smuggle Jewish Artefacts

Egypt has foiled an attempt to smuggle out of the country Jewish antiquities used during religious ceremonies, the antiquities ministry said on Friday.

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Deseret News

A Christian 'Passover'? Some Jews say yes, some Christians oppose

In this March 21, 2013 photograph, St. Philips's members John Jungkind, left, holds hands with wife Lynda, while Rabbi Marshal Klaven, director of rabbinic services for the Goldring-Woldenberg Institute for Jewish Life in Jackson, in the background offers blessings of the family as he begins his Passover pilgrimage across the South by leading ... (more)

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Examiner.com

European Jewry's Four Cups (part 2) a ..

Ironically, at the same time that the old anti-Semitism was giving way, the seeds of the new anti-Semitism were being planted.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Religion, Islam

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Religion News Service

Simon Wiesenthal Center: Newly Sainted Popes are Heroes to the Jewish People

The Simon Wiesenthal Center joins with Catholics around the world in acknowledging the remarkable contribution of the two Popes canonized this Easter Sunday.

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

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