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  1. VIFF in hot water over religious holiday conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Globe and Mail

    ... opening the festival on Rosh Hashanah is equivalent to opening VIFF on Christmas Eve. "It just felt like, really? Is Judaism not a major religion? Is it really not that important?" Ms. Wise told The Globe and Mail. Larry Sugar, a TV and film ...

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  2. Is Yom Kippur Too Much for Hubby?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Forward

    ... non-Jews don't tend to feel the way you're concerned he might. This is because they don't carry the baggage about Judaism that we do. For your fellow service-goers, Rosh Hashanah is like their mom telling them to put on a sweater: even once is too ...

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  3. Shabbat San Diego to Hold San Diego's Largest Ever Jewish EventRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | PRWeb

    ... the Hebrew word for "Sabbath", has been marked for thousands of years with family time, shared meals, studying Judaism, and singing. Its purpose is as a day of rest and rejuvenation, although in our modern society it is not always used as such. "We ...

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  4. Reform Jews asked to Rethink the Global Warming Climate Change Agenda ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | PRWeb

    ... climate change targets impoverished millions of people across the UK and EU. ..How does that square with Reform Judaism's push for social justice or our Jewish heritage of scientific excellence? Stating that the case for human-caused climate change ...

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  5. Play catch with balls, not missilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Examiner.com

    ... Press Women contest. The judges commented, "The writing is engaging and leads to reflection and learning about Judaism." Schmidt also received a national first place award in enterprise reporting from the National Federation of Press Women for her ...

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  6. A prison inmate on death row in Connecticut is demanding kosher food, though he's not really Jewish.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Jewish Press

    ... denial of a kosher diet is a clear violation of my First Amendment right to freely practice my religion of choice, Judaism." He also charges the Department with cruel and unusual punishment because he is forced to eat non-kosher food in order to ...

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  7. Days of awe-some! Pa Slope rabbi hopes to make high holy days hipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... he hopes will bring a contemporary understanding to holy day traditions. "We're trying to capture the best of what Judaism has to offer," he said. That includes a community of people to gather with and a chance to start fresh in the new year, he ...

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  8. The Israelization of anti-SemitismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Washington Times

    ... assembly." In Washington, academics and activists met at Georgetown University the other day to discuss "European Judaism Under Siege," or ways that criticism of Israel is worn as that cloak to disguise Jew hatred. Sarah Fainberg , a researcher at ...

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  9. Joshua Venture Group announces first all-female cohortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Times of Israel

    ... seeks to brings people together from across a wide spectrum of affiliation (including the unaffiliated) to explore Judaism through meditation, music, creative writing, visual arts and movement. The Complicated Lives of Biblical Women is an ...

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  10. Are Jews losing their story?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Jewish Journal

    ... a Jewish tradition without their holy Temple? Why did Maimonides study with Muslim philosophers? What ignited Reform Judaism? How did the Chasidic movement start, and why was it so vehemently opposed? We're always talking about building Jewish ...

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  11. A Jewish conversion, three generations in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Jewish Journal

    During World War II, Mileva Popovic hid four Jewish families from the Nazis in her home in the former Yugoslavia, now Montenegro. After Mileva's son Vladimir found out about his family history, he started to learn about Judaism and became fascinated by its teachings.

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  12. Shir Hadash to hold Jewish High Holy Days services at WildwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Saratoga News

    ... reminded them that bread crumbs are not healthy for wildfowl. Realizing that it wasn't in line with the spirit of Judaism to hurt animals, the synagogue switched to pebbles instead, Aron said. During the Tashlich ceremony, congregants will gather ...

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  13. John Watson: Which party would God vote for?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... cautiously moderate, having the power or tendency to preserve or conserve; characteristic of conservative Judaism". It was only as a result of Western conservative political parties adopting free market principles in the 19th century that the two ...

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  14. FIELDS: The Israelization of anti-SemitismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Washington Times

    ... assembly." In Washington, academics and activists met at Georgetown University the other day to discuss "European Judaism Under Siege," or ways that criticism of Israel is worn as that cloak to disguise Jew hatred. Sarah Fainberg, a researcher at ...

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  15. Jewish congregations list services for high holy daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Westport News

    Two local Jewish congregations have announced plans for high holy day services in observance of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The Congregation for Humanistic Judaism said it will conduct free, high holy day services at the Unitarian Church in Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Road.

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  16. Kotel Notes CleaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Jewish Press

    Africa Israel Residences, part of the Africa Israel Investments Group led by international businessman Lev Leviev, will present 7 leading projects on the The Israel Real Estate Exhibition in New York on Sep 14-15, 2014. Western Wall's employees, remove thousands of handwritten notes placed between the ancient stones of the Kotel, the Western Wall, Judaism's second holiest site, in the Old City of Jerusalem.

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  17. Eichler: Another Brick Pulled from Netanyahu's Gov'tRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    MK Yisrael Eichler (United Torah Judaism) said on Wednesday evening, following the announcement of the resignation of Minister Gideon Sa'ar, that "another brick was pulled from the walls of the Netanyahu government."

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  18. Cool Bries: Trailblazing cheese whiz prepping special holiday fareRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... passionate about food," he told JTA. Making cheese is "one way to be creative" and is tradition-based - much like Judaism, he said. "I enjoy living and practicing the best of our traditions," said the kippah-wearing Delman, a father of four, ...

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  19. Couple bring Chabad movement to Hamilton, RobbinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Jersey Journal

    ... according to areas we're fulfilling." And, according to Chana, those needs are not limited to certain branches of Judaism. "We don't label. There's no such thing as a labeled Jew to us," she said. "A Jew's a Jew, and that's what matters. We want ...

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  20. Open Orthodox rabbi to address UK conferenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Jewish Chronicle

    One of the United States's leading American modern Orthodox rabbis is coming to the UK for a two-day conference organised by a young religious activist. Rabbi Asher Lopatin, president of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, a rabbinic academy founded in 1999, will be speaking at "Judaism - Learn Beyond the Labels" at Hampstead Synagogue on Sunday and at Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue on Monday.

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