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“Aren’t you afraid of God?” a secular Israeli asked recently. “That God will strike you for your sins?” A fascinating query, since this man wasn’t religiously observant at all.
Fifty is a number with immense significance in the Jewish tradition.
Every year, on the fourth of the Hebrew month of Iyar, Israel observes Yom HaZikaron, a day of memori
As I listen with horror to everything that is happening to Jewish community centers and day schools in North America, I am reminded of the questions North American Jews ask me when they hear about
You might not know it, but if you stay at a hotel while visiting Israel, about 10% of your bill goes to certify that the food and facilities are kosher in the eyes of the state-sponsored, ultra-Ort
Greetings from Jerusalem.
You open the refrigerator only to discover that there is no milk. You can’t bear the thought of drinking your coffee black, and quickly start planning an emergency drive to the local market.
It's been a big year in Israel, from ongoing conflict at the Western Wall to recent the fires that ravaged the country.
One of the defining questions of Jewish peoplehood in our time is: “Who is a Jew?” Recently, members of the Israeli government have been introducing legislation that would rollback many of the basi
Learn why Tishah B'Av stands as a day to reflect on the suffering that occurs in our world.
Here are home rituals to observe Shabbat: candle lighting, and blessings over wine and challah.
Dubbed “the Torah pass” by the founding rabbi of our congregation, our rabbi has continued this emotional ritual.
Find out what was hidden under the chocolates Uncle George had packed in the summer of 1937.
The Jewish Sabbath is a time set apart to focus on what really matters: gratitude for our lives and our communities, and for the growth of the spirit.
At sundown on Friday, the Shabbat candles are lit before the blessing is recited. Here are the words and a recording to hear them sung!
These are the words that Moses addressed to all Israel on the other side of the Jordan. - Deuteronomy 1:1
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Learn why the newest FBI annual Hate Crime Statistics Report is especially frightening,
Learn why one congregation has joined 170 others to help refugee families resettle in their area.
One of the defining questions of Jewish peoplehood in our time is: “Who is a Jew?”
How do we respond to the distorted media coverage of Israel?
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
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