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I once heard a colleague recount how, after lecturing about God, a man came up and told him that he was impressed with his lecture. He explained that although he wasn't personally observant and didn't attend synagogue, he had a close relationship with the Almighty.
October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm
A saleswoman, driving home in northern Arizona, sees a Navajo woman hitchhiking, stops the car and invites the Navajo woman to join her.
As they drive, the Navajo woman glances repeatedly at a brown bag on the front seat between them.
"If you are wondering what's in the bag," the...
July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Are there Jews at Hogwarts? The world's most famous School of Witchcraft and Wizardry might be muggle-free, but it is possible that it has an equal-opportunity policy for Jewish wizards.
In "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," the fifth of seven books in J.K. Rowling's...
November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, is a time to recall the miracle that occurred more than 2,000 years ago, and celebrate the discovery of the small amount of oil that burned for eight days, the amount of time needed to prepare pure oil from the local olive trees to rekindle the...
August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm
When two friends who are torn apart by the Holocaust discover nearly 40 years later that they live in the same New York neighborhood, some would call it "coincidence."
Yitta Halberstam and Judith Leventhal call it a "small miracle."
The two friends have taken the "small miracle"...
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