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Jewish Literature

Tetzaveh: Dealing with the tension of the human personality

Linking the apron and the breastplate There is an intriguing mitzvah (commandment) recorded in this week's Torah portion: "And they shall bind the...

February 26, 2010 3:24 pm
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Terumah: The Death of Conviction – The Blessings and Pitfalls of Liberal Education

Open-Mindedness Much has been written about the apparent absence in contemporary society of passion directed toward any ideal beyond our personal needs and pleasures. Nothing in the contemporary secular conversation calls on us...

Mishpatim: How to Deal with Destructive Emotions

Rage Therapy A man frequenting a bar at night would routinely throw glass cups at the bartender and at the people sitting around and drinking. Yet he always made sure to follow up his...

Yitro: When You Are Not in the Mood of Your Spouse

A Doctor's Advice A woman accompanied her husband to the doctor's office. Following her husband's checkup, the doctor called the wife into his office to speak with her privately. He said, "Your husband...

January 29, 2010 4:14 pm
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Beshalach: Discovering Your Depth

A Jewish philanthropist pays a visit to a Hebrew school which he has been...

January 22, 2010 4:24 pm
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Bo: The Consciousness of Freedom

After a series of plagues that crush the country and subdue its king, Pharaoh...

January 15, 2010 1:18 am
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Va’eira: Ten Ways to Destroy Your Life

The Thief A traveler once was stopped by a highway robber who demanded...

January 8, 2010 4:30 pm
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Shemos: The Enemy Within

The War Is Over? A man in Germany felt that he needed to confess, so he...

January 1, 2010 6:33 pm
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Vayechi: Are You a Hypocrite? On the Essence of Education

A Bribe for your Professor A professor was giving a big test one day to his...

December 25, 2009 6:12 pm

Vayigash: Are You a Leader?

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December 18, 2009 6:04 pm

Mikeitz: The Wisdom of Joseph

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February 26, 2010 3:24 pm
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Tetzaveh: Dealing with the tension of the human personality

Linking the apron and the breastplate There is an intriguing mitzvah (commandment) recorded in this week's Torah portion: "And they shall bind the choshen...

February 19, 2010 3:19 pm
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Terumah: The Death of Conviction – The Blessings and Pitfalls of Liberal Education

Open-Mindedness Much has been written about the apparent absence in contemporary society of passion directed toward any ideal beyond our personal needs and pleasures....

February 12, 2010 3:12 pm
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Mishpatim: How to Deal with Destructive Emotions

Rage Therapy A man frequenting a bar at night would routinely throw glass cups at the bartender and at the people sitting around and drinking....

February 5, 2010 2:02 am
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Yitro: When You Are Not in the Mood of Your Spouse

A Doctor's Advice A woman accompanied her husband to the doctor's office. Following her husband's checkup, the doctor called the wife into his office...

January 29, 2010 4:14 pm
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Beshalach: Discovering Your Depth

A Jewish philanthropist pays a visit to a Hebrew school which he has been supporting for years. The teacher, wanting to show off...

January 22, 2010 4:24 pm
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Bo: The Consciousness of Freedom

After a series of plagues that crush the country and subdue its king, Pharaoh finally surrenders. After mercilessly torturing, abusing and murdering the...

January 15, 2010 1:18 am
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Va’eira: Ten Ways to Destroy Your Life

The Thief A traveler once was stopped by a highway robber who demanded his money bag at gunpoint. The traveler cried out,...

January 8, 2010 4:30 pm
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Shemos: The Enemy Within

The War Is Over? A man in Germany felt that he needed to confess, so he went to his priest, "Forgive me Father, for I have...

January 1, 2010 6:33 pm
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Vayechi: Are You a Hypocrite? On the Essence of Education

A Bribe for your Professor A professor was giving a big test one day to his students. He handed out all of the tests and...

December 25, 2009 6:12 pm
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Vayigash: Are You a Leader?

The story is told that on April 12th, 1945, Harry Truman was summoned to the White House. Ushered into Eleanor Roosevelt's sitting room,...

December 25, 2009 6:07 pm
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Vayigash: 2000-2010 – A Decade in Retrospect

As the curtain closes on the first decade of the 21st Century, it seems appropriate to look back at these ten years, and perhaps...

December 18, 2009 6:04 pm
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Mikeitz: The Wisdom of Joseph

Pharaoh, the king of Egypt, has two dreams, we learn in this week's Torah portion. In the first, Pharaoh sees himself standing over...

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

Trump at First Debate With Clinton: Netanyahu ‘Not a Happy CamperR...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “not a happy camper” about the Iran nuclear deal, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...

Israel

Settler Leader: Main Victims of BDS Movement Are the Palestinians Themselve...

The fight against the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement was one of the hottest topics at the National...

Middle East

Saudi Paper: Palestinian Authority President Should Weigh Accepting Israeli...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas should seriously weigh accepting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s invitation to address the Knesset, a...

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