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1 hr ago | Intermountain Jewish News
For the first 3 1/2 weeks of the summer, one group of 5-year-olds at Ramah Day Camp in Nyack, NY, was "very quiet" as the children went about the typical camp activities, according to Amy Skopp Cooper, the camp's director.
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5 hrs ago | The Current
If it were not for the victory of the Maccabees two centuries before his birth, Jesus would not have been born into a Jewish life, but into a Greek culture.
7 hrs ago | Chicago Jewish Community
So what exactly does an anti-Semite do when he's booted out of his political party because he discovered he was born Jewish? When we last looked in on Csanad Szegedi about a year ago, his public life was in shambles.
12 hrs ago | Forward
"The route will include about 10 places of worship in the Cherkasy, Zhytomyr, Poltava and Khmelnitsky regions," the cabinet of the governor of the Cherkasy region, Sergei Tulub, said in a statement last month to daily Vesti.
15 hrs ago | Jewish Chronicle
Israeli President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have joined world's leaders in paying tribute to Nelson Mandela, following his death at the age of 95. Mr Peres said: "The world has lost a great leader who changed the face of history.
Last week the Supreme Court agreed to hear Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. v. Sebelius and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v.
First there was the Conservative movement's October biennial conference, billed as the "conversation of the century" and opened up to presenters from outside the movement.
"For a lot of my childhood, we lived in New York City during the week, and then went to this congregation in a small town called Monroe, New York, and lived in the basement for Shabbat," says Lew, a musician and filmmaker.
The Congregation for Humanistic Judaism will present a program about Sherwin Wine, the founder of Humantistic Judaism, on Sunday morning, Dec. 15 at the Bedford Middle School .
This Anatolian Star at a Christian church predated by several centuries its use by Jews as the primary symbol of their faith.
The former head of the Yesha Council has harshly criticized the Jewish Home party over its stance on same-sex marriage.
Jewish culture news worldwide: The final roundup of Festival of Lights videos; Billy Joel at MSG; Gal Gadot is Wonder woman; Moshe Kasher's edgy Israel jokes.
Representatives of the religious-Zionist Jewish Home party lead the list of MKs who spend the most time in the Knesset, according to date collected by Channel 10 from the Open Knesset website.
The true story of the Diaspora Yeshiva, Israel's first Baalei Teshuva institute of Torah on the historic Mount Zion.
The new Pew report on America's place in the world contains the usual mix of confusing public views that contradict one another.
Former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin attended Wednesday a conference honoring the 10-year anniversary of the Geneva Initiative in Tel Aviv, calling for Israel to adopt a two-state solution in upcoming negotiations with the Palestinian Authority.
Chanukah is early this year, so we thought it'd be a good chance to go against the tinsel-covered grain and give you some latke-and-candle-friendly anthems.