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Is Judaism Still a World Religion? 20-02-2018 16:22
Is Judaism Still a World Religion? In a dramatic shift, the Jewish people has gone from being a worldwide people to being a first-world people....
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Jewish Resources for Coping with the Tragic Shooting in Parkland, FL 20-02-2018 16:22
Jewish Resources for Coping with the Tragic Shooting in Parkland, FL As Reform Jews, our task is to challenge America's conscience. Here, yet again, we offer words, prayers, and concrete ways to take action to prevent gun violence....
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Women Facing West: Standing up to Gender Discrimination at the Wall 20-02-2018 16:22
Women Facing West: Standing up to Gender Discrimination at the Wall At the Kotel, I was confused as to why I was being completely rejected from the most central place of meaning in my religion. I didn’t know how to...
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How We Can Help our Littlest Learners in the Wake of Tragedy 20-02-2018 16:22
How We Can Help our Littlest Learners in the Wake of Tragedy As a Jewish preschool director just an hour north of Parkland, FL, my office has been a buzz of activity after 17 people were murdered at a...
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My Chinese and Jewish Family Celebrates Three New Years 20-02-2018 16:22
My Chinese and Jewish Family Celebrates Three New Years My father is fond of reminding my family of how lucky we are to be Chinese and Jewish. “Three New Year celebrations means three chances for a fresh start!...
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Gifts Gunned Down: Parashat T’rumah and This Week’s Trauma 20-02-2018 16:22
Gifts Gunned Down: Parashat T’rumah and This Week’s Trauma  A day of love, romance, flowers, chocolate, amorous notes, and intimate poems turned into one of hate, fear, bloodshed, tragedy, and death. ...
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A Haunting New Album Brings Ladino Music to Life 20-02-2018 16:22
A Haunting New Album Brings Ladino Music to Life Israeli-born musician Guy Mendilow directs a world-class ensemble that combines evocative storytelling with emotionally captivating music. ...
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Why American Jews Revere Abraham Lincoln 20-02-2018 16:22
Why American Jews Revere Abraham Lincoln Although American Jews widely admired both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, Lincoln was the first president to have extensive social contact with Jews in the U.S....
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My Israeli Child Just Graduated High School - and the Army is Next 20-02-2018 16:22
My Israeli Child Just Graduated High School - and the Army is Next Like every Israeli parent, I have learned that the obligations of living in the Jewish state hit home hardest when kids graduate from high school....
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The Torah of Flu 20-02-2018 16:22
The Torah of Flu It is a mitzvah to keep our bodies safe. It is a mitzvah to protect the bodies of others....
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