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Rabbi Mordechai Tokarsky is Executive Director of RAJE (Russian American Jewish Experience)

ARTICLES BY: Mordechai Tokarsky


August 16, 2012 11:19 pm
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The Hidden 36 – Zev Wolfson’s Powerful Lessons in Jewish Leadership

Do you believe in the Kabalistic Jewish tradition of the 36 hidden Tzadikim -  saintly Jews  who sustain the Jewish people with their...

July 5, 2012 11:06 am
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Russian American Jews: A Bright Spot for the Jewish People

When it comes to Jewish population studies, I am conditioned to expect reports of gloom and doom. Assimilation and intermarriage among non-orthodox Jews has been...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

French Government Ends Funding to Radical Anti-Israel Organization

JNS.org - The French government ended its funding this month of a radical organization—the Jewish French Union for Peace (UJFP)—watchdog group NGO Monitor reported. In October 2017, the Jerusalem-based watchdog had found that UJFP was...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

More Bombs Fall on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Ahead of UN Vote

A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta unabated on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a UN Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire across the country. For a sixth straight day, warplanes have pounded the densely populated agricultural...

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