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Jewish Literature

ADL’s Foxman Analyzes Intersection of Online Hate and Free Speech in New Book (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - Abraham H. Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), on June 4 is releasing his new book VIRAL HATE: Containing Its...

May 30, 2013 11:37 am

Heads Up!

Perspective. What a difference it can make. How we look, where we look and the way we look at things always colors our impressions. In this week's Parsha (Bible portion), the word Ur'eetem - And you...

How Saul Bellow ‘Blew It’ With the Holocaust, Changed His Tune After Six Day War

LOS ANGELES—Born in Canada into an immigrant Jewish family in 1915, Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow had a traditional Jewish upbringing, which included Torah study, Talmud, and Hebrew. Yet Rabbi David Wolpe observes that Bellow...

Is ‘Terrorism’ Racist Term, UK’s Guardian Asks; Ignores 70% Terror Deaths By Islamists

Recent posts I've written at CiF Watch about the Guardian's appalling use of the term "political  prisoner" to characterize violent Palestinian terrorists who murdered, or attempted to murder, innocent civilians proved warranted on these...

April 18, 2013 9:03 am

Eternally Grateful

Respecting our parents seems to become more difficult as we get older. When we were...

April 11, 2013 3:14 am

Speak Nicely, But Clearly

That the Torah (Bible)  speaks in refined language is a principle of Biblical studies. The...

April 4, 2013 8:14 am

Siblings in Synch

The Jewish People had been busy inaugurating the Mishkan, the sanctuary in the wilderness and...

March 15, 2013 2:29 am

Jewish Reading Reviews

Reading has always been one of my favorite hobbies and I find it thoroughly...

March 15, 2013 2:17 am

Bulls and Lambs

Not only animal rights groups have difficulty with this week's Parsha (bible portion). Many if...

February 14, 2013 1:33 am

Going for Gold

January 23, 2013 1:11 am

To be a Leader of the Jewish People

January 16, 2013 1:30 am

Freedom’s Defense

January 9, 2013 9:17 am

Of Lice and Men

January 2, 2013 2:29 am

Who is a Jewish Leader?

May 30, 2013 11:37 am

ADL’s Foxman Analyzes Intersection of Online Hate and Free Speech in New Book (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - Abraham H. Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), on June 4 is releasing his new book VIRAL HATE: Containing Its Spread...

May 29, 2013 8:52 am

Heads Up!

Perspective. What a difference it can make. How we look, where we look and the way we look at things always colors our impressions. In this...

May 7, 2013 2:15 pm

How Saul Bellow ‘Blew It’ With the Holocaust, Changed His Tune After Six Day War

LOS ANGELES—Born in Canada into an immigrant Jewish family in 1915, Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow had a traditional Jewish upbringing, which included Torah study,...

April 23, 2013 1:44 pm

Is ‘Terrorism’ Racist Term, UK’s Guardian Asks; Ignores 70% Terror Deaths By Islamists

Recent posts I've written at CiF Watch about the Guardian's appalling use of the term "political  prisoner" to characterize violent Palestinian terrorists who murdered,...

April 18, 2013 9:03 am

Eternally Grateful

Respecting our parents seems to become more difficult as we get older. When we were small, we didn't really have much choice. We were totally...

April 11, 2013 3:14 am

Speak Nicely, But Clearly

That the Torah (Bible)  speaks in refined language is a principle of Biblical studies. The classic example is back in the story of Noah. There,...

April 4, 2013 8:14 am

Siblings in Synch

The Jewish People had been busy inaugurating the Mishkan, the sanctuary in the wilderness and G-d's first official dwelling place on earth. A whole week...

March 15, 2013 2:29 am

Jewish Reading Reviews

Reading has always been one of my favorite hobbies and I find it thoroughly enjoyable.  Books always allow us to seek further knowledge,...

March 15, 2013 2:17 am

Bulls and Lambs

Not only animal rights groups have difficulty with this week's Parsha (bible portion). Many if not most people in our modern era have a problem...

February 14, 2013 1:33 am

Going for Gold

Did you know that, according to the Midrash (commentary), gold was only created to beautify the Beit Hamikdash, our holy temple in Jerusalem. That's right....

January 23, 2013 1:11 am

To be a Leader of the Jewish People

"That day, G-d saved Israel from the hands of the Egyptians . . . The Israelites saw the great power G-d had displayed against...

January 16, 2013 1:30 am

Freedom’s Defense

And you shall explain to your child on that day, 'It is because of what the Lord did for me when I went free from Egypt'. It...

January 9, 2013 9:17 am

Of Lice and Men

Throughout all Egypt the dust turned into lice. But when the magicians tried to produce lice by their secret arts, they could not....

January 2, 2013 2:29 am

Who is a Jewish Leader?

The sedra (Bible portion) of Shemot, in a series of finely etched vignettes, paints a portrait of the life of Moses, culminating in the moment...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

President of Ireland’s Only On-Campus Israel Society Assaulted at ...

The president of Ireland's only on-campus Israel student group was assaulted on Thursday while manning a kosher bake sale booth for charity, The Algemeiner has...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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