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  1. Jewish groups line up to slam Boteach ad on Susan RiceRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... the Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative movement. In a combined statement , the leaders of the Union for Reform Judaism and Reform's Religious Action Center called the ad "grotesque," "abhorrent" and a "sinister slur." The ad notes Rice's recent ...

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  2. Outrage Spreads Over Shmuley Boteach 'Genocide' Ad Smearing Susan RiceRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Forward

    ... the Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative movement. In a combined statement, the leaders of the Union for Reform Judaism and Reform's Religious Action Center called the ad "grotesque," "abhorrent" and a "sinister slur." The ad notes Rice's recent ...

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  3. Benjamin Netanyahu Takes Iran Campaign to Western WallRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Forward

    Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu took his campaign against a nuclear deal with Iran to Jerusalem's sacred Western Wall on Saturday, on the eve of his departure to Washington to address Congress on the issue. His rare pilgrimage to one of Judaism's holiest sites was highly symbolic - and political - an apparent attempt by Netanyahu, two weeks before a national election, to portray a U.S. visit, that has brought relations with Washington to a new low, as crucial to Israel's survival.

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  4. Netanyahu: 'I believe in the strength' of U.S.-Israel bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Hill

    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirmed his nation's friendship with the U.S. Saturday evening from the Western Wall, Judaism's most sacred site. "I want to take this opportunity to say I respect U.S. President Barack Obama," Netanyahu said in front of the famous landmark.

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  5. Religion scholar to discuss parables of Jesus during lecture at King'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... is this year's "Divine Wisdom Lecture." Levine will discuss the historical context of his teachings, in particular Judaism and the Jewish scriptures that shaped his stories. Titled "Jesus the Jewish Storyteller: Hearing the Parables in Historical ...

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  6. A win for HerpesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Times of Israel

    ... away from the incision on a boy's penis. The ritual is common among some branches of Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox Judaism. Administration officials on Tuesday announced a new policy that they described as a compromise between reducing health risks ...

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  7. The Appalling Destruction of Art by ISISRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | LA Daily News

    ... images, idols and the representation of the human form, the prohibitions remain, at least in theory, loosely in Judaism and pretty strictly in Islam. Interestingly, though the Quran does endorse destroying idols, it does not cite the passage from ...

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  8. On eve of US trip, Netanyahu prays at Jewish shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Peninsula

    Hours before flying to Washington to try to scuttle an emerging US nuclear deal with Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a high-profile visit Saturday to Judaism's holiest prayer site. Wearing a black skullcap, he rested his hands on Jerusalem's Western Wall while praying briefly, before turning to face a bank of microphones.

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  9. On eve of US trip Netanyahu maintains: 'I respect Obama'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Times of Israel

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prays at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem on February 28, 2015 Hours before flying to Washington to try to scuttle an emerging US nuclear deal with Tehran, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a high-profile visit Saturday to Judaism's holiest prayer site. Wearing a black skullcap, he rested his hands on Jerusalem's Western Wall while praying briefly, before turning to face a bank of microphones.

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  10. Anti-Semitism Is A Big Problem At American College Campuses, According To New ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Switched

    ... religious (58 percent) and secular Jewish students (51 percent) said they had experienced hostility toward Jews or Judaism. And while 58 percent of those who say they are "always" open about being Jewish on campus said they had experienced ...

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  11. George Galloway demands A 5,000 from Twitter users over 'anti-Semitism' libelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Independent

    ... a spike in anti-Semitism is totally ludicrous," Mr Galloway said, adding that Zionism and Israel were different from Judaism and Jewishness. Last week, a disastrous Twitter question and answer session saw him call critics "unhinged", "madmen" and ...

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  12. Two conflicting identities of the State of Israel - " the State identity and the Israel identityRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Jerusalem Post

    ... bill" is a ringing slap to any Jewish basis of the state." I am not a rabbi but I have been studying the Torah and Judaism for many-many years, and I find in the Torah something completely different in regard to the mitzvoth "That which is hateful ...

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  13. Religion Update Spring 2015: All in the FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... have been married 25 years and have parented three children. "Our goal is to help people understand the relevance of Judaism to their everyday lives," says Stuart Matlins, publisher of Jewish Lights. "Our audience is often trying to understand how ...

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  14. The seat problem is settled - now what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Times of Israel

    ... he invaded my space, not the other way around. I can't tackle all the big issues confronting the various streams of Judaism, but I can watch whatever I please. Still, one thing surely unites us all: guilt. Napping or just sitting quietly, immersed ...

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  15. How to study the Bible: Respect itRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... to understand when harmonized with the historical context of the early Jewish Christians being tempted to return to Judaism (cf. Heb. 6:1-3). The more we can know about the historical setting from which a biblical book was written, the better aided ...

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  16. Immorality of ceding the high ground to coalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Japan Times

    ... Religious Response to Climate Change. Jonathan Keren-Black is a rabbi at the Leo Baeck Center for Progressive Judaism. Stephen Pickard is executive director of the Australian Center for Christianity and Culture at Charles Sturt University. ...

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  17. Leonard Cohen's MontrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | New Yorker

    ... Jewish community life after the war was imbued with a sense of intensely felt tragedy, but so was traditional Judaism as a culture. The world of Yiddishkeit , three generations back for New York intellectuals, was just one generation back for us. ...

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  18. My interview with Leonard NimoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Jewish Journal

    ... Yet we were both putting our all into it, for the rabbi. And as we started talking about his memories of his Judaism as a boy in Boston and in his early years in LA, he lit up and his eyes sparkled. I no longer have that transcript, but I remember ...

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  19. Herzog: I'll debate Netanyahu anytime, any placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Times of Israel

    ... Netanyahu, so I am ready to confront him and talk about Israel's burning issues." Netanyahu, Herzog and United Torah Judaism's Yaakov Litzman, were the only party leaders not present in Thursday's debate. Their calculations are obvious: Litzman's ...

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  20. Stereotyping in TV's 'Kosher Soul' amuses some, infuriates othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Times of Israel

    ... The Alliance of Black Jews, a group that describes itself as "people of African descent who embrace Halachic Judaism," sent a letter to Lifetime expressing disappointment in its "offensive stereotypes," and on Be'chol Lashon's blog (hosted by JTA's ...

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