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  1. Maybe I'm just Jew-ishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jewish Journal

    ... worked together on a show, and after long days of endless arguments, they fell in love. She converted to Judaism, and this is where my dilemma starts. "A hot tub?" asked Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, an Orthodox rabbi who directs interfaith affairs for ...

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  2. An Ultra-Orthodox Sex Shop Is Just the Tip of a Bigger TrendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Paper Magazine

    ... between the sheets," treating him as a kind of go-between, bridging the frequently restrictive world of observant Judaism with very distinct attitudes toward sex which, if not secular necessarily, at least place a higher emphasis on pleasure and ...

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  3. The 'Splainer: 'Gifts' of Pentecost and ShavuotRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... One way the holiday is observed is through the reading of the Book of Ruth, the story of a woman who converts to Judaism and accepts the Torah. The gifts of the first Pentecost have different meanings to different Christians. Some interpret them as ...

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  4. torah | Repeated censuses in Numbers show us how much God caresRead the original story

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... spare Moses the trouble and inform him exactly how many Jews there were? Making this even more perplexing is that Judaism generally frowns on counting people, which is why one hears in shul "not one, not two" when counting for a minyan. ...

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  5. Delving into the lives of deli menRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stuff.co.nz

    ... is such a unique character and there was something about his quest mirroring my own - to find an entry point into Judaism - mine through culture and his through food," says Anjou. The trick with this sort of project, Anjou says, is not to make an ...

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  6. Judaism: The art of rebellionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of Israel

    Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo, Founder and Dean of the David Cardozo Think Tank, is a prominent lecturer and author of many books and essays on Jewish Philosophy and Halachic renewal. He is world-renowned for his unique insights into Judaism.

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  7. Can You Respect G-d and Disrespect His Creations?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... to be pursued equally. When a prospective convert comes to the pre-eminent Sage Hillel and says, "I will convert to Judaism if you teach me the entire Torah while I stand on one foot", what can Hillel possibly say? How do you summarize the central ...

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  8. Insights into Shavuot and BamidbarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... oaths God's promise that He will not abandon Israel, and Israel's promise that it will not abandon the Torah. But Judaism prefers the first option! In Greek it became Pentecost, fifty; Judaism called it Atzeret, conclusion, linking it to Pesach as ...

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  9. Doctor wants Central Park Israel Day Concert to save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    ... known is that Clare has become a religious Orthodox Jew. "He wanted to do this concert to bring awareness to his Judaism, Israel and to saving lives in the Middle East," says Frager. "We usually have over 10,000 people at our concert following the ...

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  10. See More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Jerusalem Post

    The transformation to come in the Health Ministry was exemplified at Wednesday's change of the guard ceremony by the front rows filled solely by black-clothed hassidim who will work with United Torah Judaism MK and Deputy Health Minister Ya'acov Litzman. The Likud's MK Tzachi Hanegbi, who was present at the event on the fourth floor of the ministry's Jerusalem tower, babysat for the ministry after Yesh Atid MK Yael German's dismissal and had little or no impact on it.

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  11. Netanyahu scraps plan to segregate West Bank busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Globe and Mail

    ... that reflected the tensions enveloping Israel's new government. Ethiopian children, whose roots trace back to Judaism, look out of a window at the Beta Israel school while awaiting immigration to Israel, in Gondar on March 8, 2007. The inauspicious ...

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  12. We the JewsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Jerusalem Post

    ... at times, there was a way to gain access to the wider world the world denied to them, and that was to give up their Judaism and give up their beliefs. Their ticket to freedom was the repudiation of their own identity. But despite the efforts of ...

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  13. Shavuot: More than just cheesecakeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Jerusalem Post

    ... not mean that we are more beloved than the rest of mankind, but that we were chosen, for the purpose of embodying Judaism's values. Our mission is to redeem the world in partnership with the Creator. We decorate our synagogues with greenery on this ...

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  14. Past and future on a visit to Eastern EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... large, it is not what he considers vibrant. Few Jews regularly practice any cultural or religious aspects of Judaism or even publicly acknowledge they are Jewish. Most survivors buried or forgot their religion as a means of survival. Their children ...

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  15. Parsing the popeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... similar statements were the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and the Union for Reform Judaism. When the Vatican launched talks with the Palestinians in 2000, it referred to the other side as the PLO, but over time ...

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  16. Educate, don't coerceRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... too much control of religious life, on everything from marriage to conversion to burial. Non-Orthodox expressions of Judaism struggle for a foothold, hampered by inequitable state funding and discriminatory regulations. Diaspora Jews are often told ...

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  17. I love the small, tight-knit feeling here' NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... opportunity to really explore identity development with students from all angles. In a Jewish school, we get to use Judaism to help children grow, to become the person they want to be," she said. "I find the Jewish religion to be a contemplative one ...

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  18. Progressive American Jews: Fight for the Israel you believe inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... to the point, the reality is that this combination of reactionary beliefs, often zealously proclaimed in the name of Judaism, is the very antithesis of what most American Jews define as "Jewish values." For most American Jews, Jewish values are ...

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  19. Without Israel, the Jewish People are scattered nomads lacking Torah's true national grandeur&powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Jewish Press

    ... Nation and a different Land. To a Jewish Nation and a Jewish Land. Eretz Yisrael wasn't just another facet of Judaism - it was the foundation upon which all of the Torah is based! I wrote an article for the "Jewish Press" about "Mivtzah Elef" and ...

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  20. Tongues of fire and sacred mysteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Economist

    ... or bat mitzvah, a ceremony welcoming them to adulthood in the community. The other big Abrahamic religion shares Judaism's linguistic originalism: Muslims believe that Allah revealed the Koran to Muhammad directly, in Arabic, and the Koran itself is ...

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