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Jewish Literature

Power vs. Influence

The Korach rebellion was an unholy alliance of individuals and groups unhappy with Moses' leadership. There was Korach himself, a member of the tribe...

June 5, 2013 9:30 am
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Drawing New Interest to the Talmud

JNS.org - On a journey into art and text that will take seven and a half years to complete, Jacqueline Nicholls is drawing the Talmud—one page each day. Last August, in conjunction with the beginning...

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 on the Internet, co-written with attorney Christopher Wolf, a pioneer...

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...

May 7, 2013 2:15 pm
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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...

April 23, 2013 1:44 pm
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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...

April 18, 2013 9:03 am
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Eternally Grateful

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

April 11, 2013 3:14 am
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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
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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

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March 15, 2013 2:17 am

Bulls and Lambs

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February 14, 2013 1:33 am

Going for Gold

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June 5, 2013 9:30 am
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Power vs. Influence

The Korach rebellion was an unholy alliance of individuals and groups unhappy with Moses' leadership. There was Korach himself, a member of the tribe of...

May 31, 2013 10:26 am
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Drawing New Interest to the Talmud

JNS.org - On a journey into art and text that will take seven and a half years to complete, Jacqueline Nicholls is drawing the...

May 30, 2013 11:37 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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....

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

Danish Jew — Whose Daughter’s Bat Mitzvah Was Bloodied by Murde...

The Danish-Jewish woman whose daughter’s bat mitzvah was tragically cut short last year when a terrorist opened fire at the...

Israel

Israeli Strategic Affairs Official: Jewish State Shifting From Defense to O...

The Jewish state is shifting from defense to offense in the fight against delegitimization, a high-level Israeli government official told The...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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