Jewish Journal

Twin holidays of creation

by N.S. Palmer

October 7, 2016 | 2:12 pm

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Rosh Hashanah celebrates the creation of the world. Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement. They seem quite different.

But what if they’re not so different... More.

  • Never give up hope

    by N.S. Palmer

    September 28, 2016 | 5:00 pm

    War. Terrorism. Riots. Crime. Unemployment. Political corruption. Intolerance.

    There are many reasons to give up hope.


    If you give up hope,... More.

  • Are we free to choose?

    by N.S. Palmer

    September 14, 2016 | 2:44 pm

    Do you have free will?

    That’s an easy question. Of course you do.

    Here’s a harder question: What is free will?

    That’s where most of us get into... More.

  • 5 easy ways to nurture yourself and feel fully nourished

    by Terri Crystal

    September 7, 2016 | 4:18 pm

    What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘nourish’?  Not surprisingly, for many people it conjures up images of food.  And, while that certainly is a... More.

  • Solve the right problem

    by N.S. Palmer

    September 6, 2016 | 2:53 pm

    Define the problem right, and you’re halfway to a solution.

    Define the problem wrong, and you’ll probably never solve it. You’ll waste all your time... More.

  • Are you ready for #GivingTuesday?

    by Debbie Laskey

    September 2, 2016 | 10:40 am

    Since 2012, the Tuesday following Thanksgiving has officially been known as #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to online philanthropy. What began as a... More.

  • The Weirdest Torah Theory You Never Heard

    by N.S. Palmer

    August 29, 2016 | 10:57 am

    It’s a weird theory about the Torah. You’ve never heard of it. And it’s really a thing.

    Of course, you’ve heard of other theories. The documentary... More.

  • Three Jewish ghettos that have made history

    by Roy Trachtenberg and Sharon Rosenthal Trachtenberg

    August 26, 2016 | 3:41 pm

    Recently we took a cruise from Barcelona, Spain to Venice, Italy. During this cruise we did excursions to three Jewish ghetto’s and learned many... More.

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