Over twenty-five centuries ago, Cyrus II, founder and ruler of the Persian Empire, freed the Jews who had been transported forcibly to Babylon and facilitated the reconstruction of their Temple in Jerusalem. Without the intervention of Cyrus, the Jewish People and Judaism as we...
Jewish Federations establishes fund for Ukrainian Jews
Netanyahu visits Silicon Valley, signs Israel-California pro-business pact
U.K.’s top veterinarian suggests ban on ritual slaughter
Fringe Lev Tahor sect must surrender children, Canadian court rules
Obama warns on Crimea, orders sanctions over Russian moves in Ukraine
Aboard the S.S. Jewlicious
Netanyahu’s parting remark to LA: ‘Cannot be tolerant to the intolerant’
Israeli scientists shoot for the moon with dishwasher-sized spacecraft
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When you receive your first holiday card, you realize that you’re officially in the holiday season, or as I like to call it, “The Holiday card nightmare”. As we enter the holidays, we also enter the awkward holiday greeting card etiquette. The other day a long-time friend asked me...
November 29, 2007 | 7:00 pmHave you ever dealt with someone who insisted s/he was right -- even smugly so -- while actually being objectively, measurably and completely wrong?
Now, let me ask a tougher question: Have you ever been that person? If so, you are in good -- and plentiful -- company.
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"Biblical stories are in our present -- in the cheder we cried when we learned of the sale of Joseph -- and we rejoiced in his ascendancy to power. There was a freshness, a vigor, a nearness, which we felt in that drama." -- Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveichik
Oh to be a fly on the wall of...
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"Survivor" as inspiration for Jewish programming?
It seems strange that the divisive show where deceit, backstabbing and empty promises are de rigueur would serve as the inspiration for a Shabbaton that stresses the importance of religious and cultural continuity. Yet Sephardic...
Eden Memorial Park settles lawsuit in $80.5 million deal
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UCLA student council rejects Israel divestment resolution
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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks spends a weekend in L.A. envisioning the Jewish future
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Obama warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine
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German WW II film shows war is hell — win or lose
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Oscars Ballot 2014
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