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  • Matisyahu, the Iran deal and the college campus

    3 days ago

    Do we need to have a definition of anti-Semitism?  Most people think they already know what it means.

    And sometimes the answer is obvious. Think, for example, about the vandals who recently scrawled the words “Yids out” on the fence of a girls’ primary day school in London.
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  • Where’s the struggle?

    By David Suissa

    November 20, 2008 | 2:07 am

    I feel cheated. I've always been told that Judaism is all about the struggle -- the struggle with God, with ourselves, with ideas.

    I've been told that Judaism embraces the tension between opposing views; that a key part of being Jewish is the ability to hold onto, even nurture, this...

  • Italian Congregation Sets 2 Precedents

    By Jonathan Specktor

    January 20, 2005 | 7:00 pm

      

    An animated discussion took place a little more than three years ago when Congregation Lev Chadash in Milan, Italy, was a newly established synagogue. The discussion was sparked by the mention by one of its charter members of a possible visit from an American rabbi, a woman.

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