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  1. The Haggadah is an instruction manual on how to survive as strangers in strange lands.Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Jewish Press

    ... their lives and unable to carry volumes, needed a portable way to teach their children the basics of the holiday and Judaism. Using stories and songs, focused on family units, the Haggadah provides concise educational tools needed to instill Jewish ...


  2. Lev Tahor wins appeal in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Montreal Gazette

    ... beliefs and say their practices are old-fashioned and traditional, in line with the original practice of Judaism. The community settled in Quebec about a decade ago after their spiritual leader, Rabbi Shlomo Elbarnes - also known as Rabbi Shlomo ...


  3. Passover 2014: Jewish People Celebrated Freedom While We Still Have ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Debbie Schlussel

    ... They are not proud of who they are. They've never been taught the beauty and spirituality of full observance of Judaism. And, thus, they will never be free. Their politics also enslave them, and they, sadly, pass this on to their children. Egypt ...


  4. Overland Park Shooting: A Church Responds to HateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Time

    ... immediately as a community. Rabbi Jacques Cukiekorn of Temple Israel helped us plan, with hymns and prayers from Judaism and Christianity. We announced by local news that we would open our doors, and hundreds came: families and neighbors, and dozens ...


  5. Israeli families gather for ritual Passover mealRead the original story

    Monday | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... 3, 2014. Samaritans descended from the ancient Israelite tribes of Menashe and Efraim but broke away from mainstream Judaism 2,


  6. Passover Boot Camp: How to make a Passover Linzer TartRead the original story

    Monday | D Magazine

    ... cooking instructor, speaker, corporate team builder, and all-around nice Dallas lady. She has written Entree to Judaism-A Culinary Exploration of the Jewish Diaspora and EntrA e to Judaism for Families. She also teaches kosher cooking and is ...


  7. Ira Stoll: A Conservative Defense of Brandeis UniversityRead the original story

    Monday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... simply Islam, a religion whose faithful adherents include some hundreds of millions of women. "Both Christianity and Judaism have had their eras of reform. I would argue that the time has come for a Muslim Reformation," she wrote. What are ...


  8. Israeli killed in West Bank shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa mosques, and is the third most sacred site in Islam. It is also the holiest place in Judaism, venerated as the site where King Herod's temple stood before it was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD. Muslims are intensely ...


  9. Jewish food movement for ethical living gives Passover new meaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Denver Post

    ... produce to nonprofit organizations that help feed hungry families. "Charity, or tzedakah , is very important in Judaism," she said. "It's important to give a lot, and this is another way of using the land, giving from our farms." Now, he sees the ...


  10. The Wicked Son Is Actually the Best OneRead the original story

    Monday | Slate Magazine

    ... is interpreted as a rhetorical one, an affront to the entire notion of holding a Seder and, by extension, practicing Judaism. As such, the prescribed response is pretty abrasive: The wicked son is told that had he been in Egypt he wouldn't have been ...


  11. What does being Jewish mean in 2014?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTLV

    ... Two-thirds of Jews do not belong to a synagogue and one-fourth do not believe in God. The survey showed that Reform Judaism continues to be the largest Jewish denominational movement in the United States. One-third of all U.S. Jews identify with the ...


  12. Why Smear Israel and Whitewash Iran?Read the original story

    Sunday | Commentary Magazine

    ... and the Islamist leadership in Iran. While the Haredi leadership deserves criticism for the way it has discredited Judaism in the eyes of Israel's secular majority as well its stances on education and universal military service, it is not guilty of ...


  13. The 1948 re-establishment of Jewish sovereignty was a modern day Exodus and Parting of the Sea.Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Jewish Press

    ... The water from the stream is used to make matzo for Pesach. 1. The Passover legacy constitutes the foundation of Judaism , and is therefore included in most Jewish blessings ("in memory of the Exodus"). Passover symbolizes the rejuvenation of nature ...


  14. The prophecy in Joel, like most prophecies, is surreal, beautiful, and open to many interpretations.Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Jewish Press

    ... Washington: Red Moons. Biltz's website declares: "We do not want to convert Jews to Christianity or Christians to Judaism," which works for me. He based his observation on the verse in Genesis 1:14: "And God said, Let there be lights in the heaven ...


  15. Boy must talk to folks before convertingRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Recently I have been reading lots of Jewish texts. I want to start conversion to Judaism after my 13th birthday in March, but I don't think my parents will be supportive.


  16. Christian seders OK by meRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Religion News Service

    ... sacrifice. This raises the specter of supersessionism - Christianity's traditional view of itself as superseding Judaism - in the context of a Jewish ritual. Offensive! Personally, I'm not offended. Christians started off as Jews, and if we started ...


  17. Chicken soup for the Jewish soul: Four questions about PassoverRead the original story

    Monday | Alabama Live

    ... a time for families to gather together, and is among the most celebrated of all Jewish holidays. KUNSTADT: Reform Judaism is concerned with the spirit of Passover, the celebration of freedom for all people and for all time. We partake symbolically ...


  18. Focus turns to humankind as Passover celebrations beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Times Herald-Record

    ... of us should think about how we ourselves came out of Egypt," said Rabbi Garry Loeb of the Monroe Temple of Liberal Judaism. Why is this night different from all other nights? Because it's Passover and because this year there's also a total lunar ...


  19. Out of ApathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Carless

    ... with. A close convert friend and I spent some time talking this month. He's been feeling disconnected from his Judaism and his Jewish community, because his internal assumptions about what Judaism and Jewish community should be haven't been matching ...


  20. Israel readies for Passover, marking Egypt exodusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... 2014. Samaritans descended from the ancient Israelite tribes of Menashe and Efraim but broke away from mainstream Judaism 2,800 years ago. Today, the remaining 700 Samaritans live in the Palestinian city of Nablus in the West Bank and the Israeli ...