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  1. JEW vs. GREEKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Examiner.com

    ... many contemporary Jews empathize with: "Am I a Jewish Greek or a Greek Jew?" Complicating matters was the fact that Judaism itself has a profound respect for many things Greek. The Zohar compares the nations of the world to concentric circles around ...

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  2. Sarah Silverman accuses Jerusalem authorities of sex discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Independent

    ... world's most controversial comedian, attended a Hanukkah menorah lighting alongside a group of Jewish feminists at Judaism's holiest site. The ceremony was the first time that women have lit the menorah at the site. It was arranged after the rabbi ...

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  3. Menorahs Light Up Around The World For Hanukkah 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Switched

    ... on the first night of Hannukah on December 16, 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany. Jewish men gather to mark the start of Judaism's festival of light, Hanukkah in central Moscow on December 16, 2014. Jewish men gather to mark the start of Judaism's festival ...

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  4. Hasidic band's Godly messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Fox News

    ... closer to God. "We're playing music for unity, for connection, to bring all of the inspiration we got from our Judaism [to others] in a more universal way," lead singer Shlomo Gaisin told FOX411. The band knew their tunes were making a mark when ...

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  5. Towson U. student joins lawsuit against accused rabbiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... WHICH IS TRADITIONALLY ONLY FORJUD JEWISHA PEOPLEISM TRADITIONALLY ONLY FOR JEWISH PEOPLE ARE THOSE CONVERTING TO JUDAISM. ALSO NAMED AS A PLAINTIFF IN THE LAWSUIT IS AN UNIDENTIFIED STUDENT AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY WHERE FREUNDEL ALSO TAUGHT, AND ...

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  6. POEM: 'Ghazal: The Minimum Wage, 2014'Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Forward

    ... one principle: the Jewish tent must be "open." That's where our consensus ends." In honor of #Hanukkah, perhaps Judaism's biggest celebration of oil, we've rounded up some of the healthier options: "Elves really like Kiddush." The last installment ...

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  7. No need to whisper: do you have the write stuff?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Jewish Chronicle

    There is a tendency sometimes within Judaism to whisper. About our religion, our relations with each other, family issues, societal problems, even towering achievements in business, culture and elsewhere.

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  8. Taking pride in displaying such split personalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... and engaging with the political process, even when we do not seek reassurances from it; and ensuring that our Judaism does not close off to changes in wider society - whether these relate to what faith schools teach or the role of women etc - not to ...

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  9. Voices of Faith: What about your faith makes you despair?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... not mine alone. Rabbi Mark H. Levin, founding rabbi of Congregation Beth Torah: I do not feel despair about liberal Judaism in North America, but two aspects concern me. Judaism relies upon a culture of study. For over 2,000 years, Jews have built ...

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  10. Thousands march in Jerusalem following Aqsa prayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Ma'an News Agency

    ... houses both the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa mosque and is the third holiest site in Islam. It is also venerated as Judaism's most holy place as it sits where Jews believe the First and Second Temples once stood. The Second Temple was destroyed by ...

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  11. Texas governor makes strange Hanukkah commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WPTV Local News

    On Tuesday night, Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- long a public fan of Judaism -- marked the beginning of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah by comparing it to the Boston Tea Party, which was celebrating its 241st anniversary the same day. The Hanukkah story, to which Perry's statement made reference, is a fairly straightforward one: In the second century B.C., a small band of faithful Jews, led by Judah Maccabee, rose up against the oppressive Seleucid Empire, which had taken control of the Temple in Jerusalem, and won a surprising victory.

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  12. The US-Chanukah-Israel connectionRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Magic City Morning Star

    ... family against the Seleucid/Greek Emperor Antiochus (IV) Epiphanies, who was determined to ruthlessly uproot Judaism and replace it with Hellenic values. In 169BCE, he devastated Jerusalem, massacred the Jews, forbade the practice of Judaism, ...

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  13. So you think you know HanukkaRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Magic City Morning Star

    ... our daily routines. This, in a nutshell, is the common conception of the festival: the Hellenists tried to destroy Judaism, we won, now pass me a jelly doughnut. But the sad truth is that Hanukka, like so many things nowadays, has been "dumbed ...

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  14. What will the next government of Israel look like?Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... for Netanyahu to put together a center-right coalition with HaBayit HaYehudi (Jewish Home), Shas and United Torah Judaism. But, cautioned Levin, Netanyahu has always been careful to keep a left-leaning party in his coalition, and he said recently he ...

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  15. Towson student added to lawsuit against accused rabbiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... mikvah to participate in the immersion ritual, which is traditionally only for Jewish people or those converting to Judaism. "He basically is using this like a car wash -- running trips in and out of the mikvah every Sunday," Kelly said. Kelly said ...

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  16. How a family with divergent lifestyles and beliefs bonds on Christmas EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... My grandmothers too, until they passed away. My husband and I adopted a Costa Rican girl. My sister converted to Judaism, married, had a child, then divorced. Two years ago, she had to work Dec. 24. His answer surprised me. He's a conservative ...

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  17. Solution to World PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | CNN

    ... to appoint "Israel", "The Guardian of Jerusalem and all the adjacent holy sites". It makes perfect sense since Judaism takes precedence over all other religions. 2. Second step would be to influence all nations to pass subsequent resolution to ...

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  18. The Diaporaa s Dilemma in SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Jewish Press

    The decision to not publicly light the Menorah in Sydney, epitomizes the eternal dilemma of Judaism and Jews in the Diaspora. The annual Chabad menorah lighting in Sydney has been called off this year because of the murders in the Lindt cafe.

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  19. Sarah Silverman Joins Women of the Wall Hanukkah Candle-Lighting at KotelRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Forward

    ... one principle: the Jewish tent must be "open." That's where our consensus ends." In honor of #Hanukkah, perhaps Judaism's biggest celebration of oil, we've rounded up some of the healthier options: "Elves really like Kiddush." The last installment ...

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  20. News from America, 12:18 PMNY Contest Features Pork Latkes on HanukkahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The 6th Annual Latke Festival in New York City was held this week in honor of Hanukkah, and to mark the Jewish holiday celebrating how the Maccabees defended Judaism from Greek occupiers - participants decided to submit non-kosher ham latke potato pancakes. A total of 24 restaurants and vendors took part in the potato pancake competition reported the The Daily Beast on Wednesday.

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