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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...

February 2, 2012 1:04 pm
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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 the sake of my children. I raised them to...

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 diatribe, some of which called on me to be...

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 throughout the events described therein.  It is a seemingly never-ending...

December 25, 2011 6:14 pm
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A Titanic Victory and a Small Cruse of Oil

David Brooks, in an engaging but superficial article on Hanukah in the New York Times...

December 14, 2011 5:26 pm
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The Rebellious Man of Faith

The patriarch Jacob, my namesake (Jacob Shmuel) of whom we have read the past few...

December 11, 2011 12:09 pm
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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,...

December 5, 2011 7:20 pm
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Vayeitzei – The Battle of the Stones

The Quarrel The rabbis in the Talmud focus on an apparent grammatical inconsistency in the...

November 25, 2011 10:47 am
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The Sandy Path to Inspiration

Free Plowing Back in the '40s, a Jewish guy was arrested for smuggling guns into Israel,...

November 4, 2011 3:41 pm

Abraham Vs. Gaddafi

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June 24, 2011 3:06 pm

Korach: Korach and John Lennon

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June 24, 2011 2:50 pm

Korach: The Spiritual Narcissist

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February 2, 2012 1:04 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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,...

November 25, 2011 10:47 am
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The Sandy Path to Inspiration

Free Plowing Back in the '40s, a Jewish guy was arrested for smuggling guns into Israel, then known as Palestine. He was taken into one of...

November 4, 2011 3:41 pm
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Abraham Vs. Gaddafi

The Genesis of a Faith The unfolding dramatic events in Libya, Syria, Egypt, and other countries in the Middle East and Africa, as well...

June 24, 2011 3:06 pm
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Korach: Korach and John Lennon

Wise or Boorish? This week's portion, Korach, relates the tragic story of the mutiny staged by a man named Korach (Numbers chapter 16), who...

June 24, 2011 2:50 pm
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Korach: The Spiritual Narcissist

This week's Torah reading deals with the rebellion of Korach, a cousin of Moses, who contends that he is just as deserving of leadership as...

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...

World

Most British Jews Think Country’s Labour Party is Too Tolerant of Ant...

JNS.org - A remarkable majority of British Jews believe the country's Labour party is too tolerant of antisemitism, according to a...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Claim Possession of Missiles That Can Rea...

A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Tuesday that Iran is in possession of missiles that can hit Israel. Iran's...

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