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Protesters hold photos of Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah at Al Quds day demonstration in Berlin, July 25, 2014.
This is the second of a 10-article series of conversations with transformational leaders who will be storytellers at the BIF10 Collaborative Innovation Summit in Providence, RI, on Sept.
"One of the messages of the book is that you can't wait for brilliance." Spoken by Ari Goldman, veteran journalist for the New York Times, author of four books, including 1992's "The Search for God at Harvard," and my former professor at Columbia Journalism School, these words seemed odd to me - the life lesson I'd taken home from the 10 frantic ... (more)
There hadn't been a Jewish service in the Zamosc Synagogue since before the Holocaust, until earlier this month when a 13-year-old New York boy came to the city his grandfather fled in 1935 to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah - and honor the struggle of his family.
The once obscure life and career of Regina Jonas , the world's first woman rabbi, was honored on Thursday at an international gathering of rabbis and lay people at Terezin, the Nazi concentration camp that is better known by its German name , located near Prague in the Czech Republic.
If you blink during the video, you might miss the moment an explosion destroys what is said to have been the tomb of Jonah, a key figure in Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
An earlier version of this letter was sent via email last week as a Shabbat message to the Congregation Beth El community.
Hamas is awful. But how can any faithful Jew look at Israel's disproportionate violence against innocents and defend it? What kind of Jew would I be if I were not horrified by the incredible death and destruction being wrought on the Palestinian people? Faith and history command us to abhor all violence.
When Jory Gwasdoff landed his first job out of college at a synagogue, it didn't come as any surprise to his parents, who certainly know their way around a congregation.
After a year-long search process, Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit welcomes its new rabbi on Aug. 1. Rabbi Hannah Orden, who has served a congregation in New Hampshire for the past six years, will move to Summit with her husband, Don, a social worker.
Long Island billionaire and mining company magnate Ira Rennert and his wife, Ingeborg Rennert, have given Yeshiva University an undisclosed gift that led to the appointment of former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman as a professor of public policy and public service, the university said Thursday.
According to some yeshiva educators, a successful Jewish student would be one who masters the Talmud, the laws of Shabbat and kashrut, and the tales of the Midrash, says Rabbi Dovid Abenson.
The limitless value of human life in Judaism leads us to an understanding of the difference between killing and any other transgression.
Our Judaism today is an outgrowth of the ancient, original teachings going back to Moses's adaptation, but it is not identical.
In a cross-sectional study published in the journal European Psychiatry in June, religious Jewish teenagers exhibited less than half as much suicide-risk behavior, including attempted suicide, as their secular Jewish peers.
EFFORT & EXPENSES Mass'ei is the travel diary of Israel in the wilderness, introduced with the words, "And Moses wrote down their goings forth on their journeys" .
'You shall inherit the land [or chase away the inhabitants of] and dwell in it, because it is to you that I have given this land to inherit it' .
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