Jewish Journal

The UNESCO vote mystery

by N.S. Palmer

1 week ago

The Temple Mount. Photo from Wikipedia

There’s a mystery about UNESCO’s denial last week of Jewish connections to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.

It’s not that the resolution was proposed... More.

  • How to say you’re sorry before Yom Kippur

    by Danny Lobell

    2 weeks ago

    Throughout the year, we all do things we’re not proud of. For example, maybe you let your dog urinate on your neighbor’s lawn a few too many times this... More.

  • Ways to make money for Yom Kippur pledges

    by Danny Lobell

    3 weeks ago

    We’ve all been there. It’s late in the day on Yom Kippur, and we’ve been fasting for hours and hours. We’re lightheaded, and disoriented, and not quite... More.

  • Twin holidays of creation

    by N.S. Palmer

    3 weeks ago

    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... 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.

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