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  1. CNN guest: Radical Norwegians and Buddhists present similar danger to Islamic terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Islam. And that is my point. Islam is a religion that upholds the infinite dignity of human life, just like Judaism and Christianity. It does not condone murder. It does not advocate terrorism. The prophet Muhammad was clear that murder is the most ...

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  2. A-G likely to probe rabbi who threatened haredi women for Knesset representation campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jerusalem Post

    Ultra-Orthodox women launched campaign in December, urging haredi women to demand a female be given a spot on the electoral lists of UTJ, Shas and Yachad Ha'am Itanu. The Attorney General's office said on Thursday it is considering opening an investigation into a prominent member of the United Torah Judaism party who made public threats last month against women who worked against the mainstream haredi faction.

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  3. Michael Douglas awarded Genesis PrizeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | J

    The $1 million prize, announced Jan. 14 by the Genesis Prize Foundation, will be awarded June 18 in Jerusalem by Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyuahu. Douglas said he plans to use the prize money to promote activities designed to raise awareness of inclusiveness and diversity in Judaism, according to the foundation.

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  4. As election fight gets digital, Bibi still holds the ace cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... have to carry off another impossible balancing act, convincing both strictly Orthodox parties, Shas and United Torah Judaism, to sit around the same cabinet table with ultra-secular Yesh Atid. On current polls, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...

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  5. Just a Thought...On Zionism: Embracing all JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Zionism is not just the restoration of the Jewish People to their historical homeland; it is the restoration of Judaism to its rightful place as the center of our national life. For too long Judaism was confined and shackled into the corner of most ...

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  6. Inside Israel, 4:58 PMState May Tackle Threats on New Female Haredi PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The new female haredi party B'Zhutan has already been threatened with excommunication and other forms of backlash by members of the haredi community, to the point that Deputy Attorney General Dina Zilber has decided to get involved. Zilber on Thursday sent a letter to the Central Elections Committee chairperson, judge Salim Joubran, responding to the societal pressure being directed at the party's three founders "One of the rabbis identified with United Torah Judaism published statements about women who back a party that is not led by ' gedolei Yisrael ' ," wrote Zilber.

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  7. Marcus Borg, leading liberal theologian and historical Jesus expert, dies at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Religion News Service

    ... Jesus as a Jewish prophet and teacher, like many figures who emerged from the religious ferment of first-century Judaism. But while Borg questioned the Bible,, he never lost his passion for the spiritual life or his faith in God as "real and a ...

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  8. This Normal Life: Roman vs Jewish lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Jews within the fold just consider for a moment Jewish history. After all, for the first part of the Jewish story, Judaism was passed on by the father, not the mother. A quick glance at biblical genealogies makes this clear see the many examples of ...

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  9. U.N. Meeting on Anti-SemitismRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | State Department

    In Judaism, the Sabbath is a holy day of rest and spiritual reflection, when Jews remember the miracle of Genesis and the exodus that followed their ancestors' liberation from slavery. For many Jews, the ritual centers on Shabbat dinner, which begins at sundown on Friday night.

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  10. Reflections: Aliya: A matter of choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jerusalem Post

    ... France that then took the lead on that, while Germany was not far behind and Russia was an open enemy of Jews and Judaism. That is hardly the case today. The governments of Paris and Berlin, although they may not take the stance on the ...

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  11. In Plain Language: Return of the nativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jerusalem Post

    While the reign of Napoleon, and the Emancipation, brought official acceptance and recognition of Jews and Judaism, the general French public retained much of its anti-Semitism. Seismologists know that the aftershocks which follow earthquakes can often be even more devastating than the earthquake itself.

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  12. Eight Lights in the DesertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Chicago Carless

    ... eight-day holiday that the war had postponed, and then spent the next few generations suppressing any expression of Judaism with which they didn't agree. (Sounds a lot like the liberal Jewish status quo in America, not to mention the Orthodox Jewish ...

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  13. Imagining MadoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | River Front Times

    ... meeting kibitzing with friend and client Solomon Galkin, who is a Holocaust survivor and poet. Madoff's cultural Judaism is Solomon's concern, and he attempt to make Bernie see the power and comfort of faith while they discuss women, baseball and ...

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  14. .com | The Truth of Genesis: The Sad Truth of Christianity and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | News24

    This is the first half of the last chapter of seven of this series, which will address what I believe are problems with Christianity and Judaism. Hopefully this will be a help to those that read this, whether they are believers in Yehovah or not.

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  15. .com | The Truth of Genesis: The Sad Truth of Christianity and Judaism - The Final-End.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | News24

    This is the second half of the last chapter of seven of this series, which addresses what I believe are problems with Christianity and Judaism. Haven't you heard of the "creation/evolution controversy"? It has been resolved, but the Clergy in America refuses to allow the truth of Genesis to be distributed among the laity.

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  16. Pesach Offering and Brit Milah - Why Link Them?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... Identity and therefore command a greater necessity to perform them. By not performing them, one disconnects from Judaism and gets Karet as a natural result. The connection between the Brit and Jewish Identity is more easily understood. It is the ...

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  17. Beyond The Aleph BetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... Emilia philosophy, created and first practiced by non-Jews, is based upon many values and ideas fundamental to Judaism. For example: "the image of each child as unique; awe and amazement; the value of education; the power of questioning; and the ...

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  18. What we talk about when we talk about anti-SemitismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Jewish Journal

    ... some may see a Jewish person or site an extension of the Israeli policy they detest. The deliberate blurring between Judaism and Israel is called solidarity when it is beneficial. When it gets Jews killed, it is called anti-Semitism. Don't let the ...

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  19. Conservative United Synagogue selling NY officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Times of Israel

    ... instead in people, in innovation, and in our kehillot, our sacred communities, with whom we are reimagining Judaism for the 21st century," Wernick said in a statement. A United Synagogue spokeswoman, Andrea Glick, said the organization was planning ...

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  20. Author's memoir captures childhood spent 'off the grid'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... mother came from a secular Jewish, Communist family, found out his roots almost by accident and became drawn to Judaism through a love for Rastafarian reggae music, which quotes amply from the Bible. The systematic and patriarchal nature felt ...

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