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The Possession, Drawing on Jewish Sources, is Hollywood’s Kabbalistic Version of The Exorcist (VIDEO)

By Atara Arbesfeld and Ezriel Gelbfish A Dybbuk is a mystical spirit that possesses the body of a living person according to Jewish folklore, and...

August 30, 2012 1:26 am

The Morality of Love

Something implicit in the Torah from the very beginning becomes explicit in the book of Devarim. God is the God of love. More than we love Him, He loves us. Here, for instance, is the...

100,000 Jews to Celebrate Talmud Study in Football Stadium

Nearly 100,000 Jewish men and women will gather at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Wednesday to celebrate the Talmud and Jewish learning in the 12th Siyum HaShas celebration. Many of the participants have been reading one...

“The First X-Men” Takes Aim at Nazi War Criminals

From the demented geneticist known as Mr. Sinister to the evil giant Juggernaut, the X-Men have battled some pretty wild foes over the years. But in an upcoming five-issue mini-series called "The First...

July 23, 2012 9:30 am

Salon.com Partners With Purveyor of Anti-Semitic Material Mondoweiss

Popular progressive online magazine Salon.com recently announced a content sharing partnership with Middle East focused news...

July 13, 2012 2:31 pm

Where Hebrew is Leading the Way

Preserving scholarship, digitizing Hebrew text, and dramatically increasing access to archived scholarly materials written...

February 2, 2012 1:04 pm

Author Deaths Leave Childrens Literature With Big Shoes to Fill

Haaretz - Among the most loved books on my daughter's shelf are those by Simms...

January 11, 2012 11:17 am

Continued Incitement Over My Kosher Jesus Book

The only reason I have decided to respond once again to Rabbi Wolfe and...

January 10, 2012 12:53 pm

Responding to Attacks on ‘Kosher Jesus’

Rabbi Yitzchok Wolf's vicious attack against me and my new book, Kosher Jesus ...

August 30, 2012 1:26 am

The Possession, Drawing on Jewish Sources, is Hollywood’s Kabbalistic Version of The Exorcist (VIDEO)

By Atara Arbesfeld and Ezriel Gelbfish A Dybbuk is a mystical spirit that possesses the body of a living person according to Jewish folklore, and  is...

August 7, 2012 12:58 am

The Morality of Love

Something implicit in the Torah from the very beginning becomes explicit in the book of Devarim. God is the God of love. More than we...

August 1, 2012 9:43 am

100,000 Jews to Celebrate Talmud Study in Football Stadium

Nearly 100,000 Jewish men and women will gather at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Wednesday to celebrate the Talmud and Jewish learning in the 12th...

July 27, 2012 1:57 pm

“The First X-Men” Takes Aim at Nazi War Criminals

From the demented geneticist known as Mr. Sinister to the evil giant Juggernaut, the X-Men have battled some pretty wild foes over the years....

July 23, 2012 9:30 am

Salon.com Partners With Purveyor of Anti-Semitic Material Mondoweiss

Popular progressive online magazine Salon.com recently announced a content sharing partnership with Middle East focused news website Mondoweiss.net, a publication that has been described as a "virulent pusher of...

July 13, 2012 2:31 pm

Where Hebrew is Leading the Way

Preserving scholarship, digitizing Hebrew text, and dramatically increasing access to archived scholarly materials written in Hebrew. Those are all likely outcomes following the...

February 2, 2012 1:04 pm

Author Deaths Leave Childrens Literature With Big Shoes to Fill

Haaretz - Among the most loved books on my daughter's shelf are those by Simms Taback and Russell Hoban — two great and wildly...

January 11, 2012 11:17 am

Continued Incitement Over My Kosher Jesus Book

The only reason I have decided to respond once again to Rabbi Wolfe and the legion of hatemongers he now heads, is for...

January 10, 2012 12:53 pm

Responding to Attacks on ‘Kosher Jesus’

Rabbi Yitzchok Wolf's vicious attack against me and my new book, Kosher Jesus - to say nothing of the insane comments attending his...

January 6, 2012 10:53 am

Deception and Desire: An Overview of Genesis

Based on a series of lectures by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach At the core of the book of Genesis the themes of desire and deception consistently reappear...

December 25, 2011 6:14 pm

A Titanic Victory and a Small Cruse of Oil

David Brooks, in an engaging but superficial article on Hanukah in the New York Times (The Hanukah Story, NY Times, December 10, 2009), sheds light...

December 14, 2011 5:26 pm

The Rebellious Man of Faith

The patriarch Jacob, my namesake (Jacob Shmuel) of whom we have read the past few weeks in the Bible, is the most maligned of all...

December 11, 2011 12:09 pm

Vayishlach – Success Is No Substitute for Familial Harmony

Whole "Jacob arrived whole to the city of Shechem," the Torah states in this week's portion, Vayishlach. What a gift it is—to be whole, complete. To feel...

December 5, 2011 7:20 pm

Vayeitzei – The Battle of the Stones

The Quarrel The rabbis in the Talmud focus on an apparent grammatical inconsistency in the portion of Vayeitzei. When Jacob journeys from Beer Sheba to Haran,...

Features

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

‘Love of Christians’ Touted as Strategic Asset for Israel at Major Policy Conference

JNS.org - The strategic importance of Christian Zionism was highlighted...

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

JNS.org - Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marked the construction...

World

As Austrian Capital Readies for ‘Al-Quds Day’ March, Anti-Fasci...

As pro-Iranian and Hezbollah demonstrators prepare for the annual "Al-Quds Day" march in Vienna on Saturday, anti-fascist activists in the...

Middle East

Report: Trump Considering Camp David-Style Summit to Bring Arab States Toge...

President Trump is considering calling a Camp David-style summit to address growing tensions among long-established U.S. allies in the Arab...

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