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Rabbi Henry Jay Karp
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Over 30 years ago, I read an article which reported a statistical study of Jewish observances.

The Eichmann Trial

August 26, 2011

Deborah Lipstad transports her readers back in time to Jerusalem sixteen years after May 8, 1945  V-E Day and the end of the Shoah, and thirteen years after May 14, 1948 when Israel became an independent state. 

Book Discussion: The Great House

June 20, 2011

by Peter Shapiro
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A reader of Nicole Krauss's novel "Great House" in my judgment will either like it or dislike it but there will be no middle ground.

Galilee Diary: Summer holiday

Rabbi Marc J. Rosenstein
August 24, 2010

It was forbidden to allow the posthumous destruction of Man, God, and - this even for the most secularist of Jews - that hope without which a Jew cannot live, the hope which is the gift of Judaism to all humanity.