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Jewish Journal

Rachel Silverman

  • Judaism Finds Its Niche in Great Outdoors

    July 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    There are Jews hanging from mountaintops all over Colorado. Others are lighting Shabbat candles on sailboats or discovering their spirituality on the ski slopes.

    These Jewish adventure enthusiasts not only make an effort to do the hobbies they love with other Jews, but they do so...

  • Marriage Conversion Rate Proves Low

    June 1, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Low conversion rates among intermarried Jewish families continue to plague those working to reverse the demographic downtrends in American Jewry.

    Fewer than one-fifth of non-Jews who marry Jews convert to Judaism, according to a new study distributed by the American Jewish Committee....

  • At Save Darfur Rally: ‘Never Again, Again’

    May 4, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Some, like Seattle resident Julie Margulies, 50, flew thousands of miles to the nation's capital to attend. Others, like high school student Adam Zuckerman, 18, from Portland, Maine, raised money to help bring friends -- both Darfuri and Jewish -- to Washington for the big day.

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  • A Blog World After All

    January 26, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Last year, the Pew Internet and American Life Project estimated that 8 million American adults had created blogs. Although the number of specifically Jewish blogs is unconfirmed, those with knowledge of the blogosphere say the pool is substantial. Jewish blogs, or Web diaries, run...

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