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Binyamin Kagedan has an MA in Jewish Thought from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

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December 9, 2012 10:12 am

Chanukah: The Untold Story

During the eight days of Hanukkah, traditional Jews add the following to their daily prayers: "In the days of Mattathias the son of Johanan the...

October 4, 2012 11:42 am

Get to Know Your Four Species

You may only know them from Hebrew school or synagogue, but the Four Species of Sukkot—etrog, lulav, hadassim, and aravot—are all very interesting plants in...

August 3, 2012 1:38 pm

How Tu B’Av Became Jewish Valentine’s Day

Everyone loves a happy ending. Jewish holiday ritual, though it has its share of melancholy moments, usually prefers to go out on a high...

July 27, 2012 1:15 pm

1666: The Year Tisha B’av Became a Feast

The ninth day of the Jewish month of Av—or Tisha B'av, as it is known in Hebrew—is one of the Jewish year's two major...


Greece and Cyprus Tout Energy, Security Ties With Jerusalem, Pledge Closer ...

Cyprus and Greece pledged to continue advancing Israel's relations with the European Union on Tuesday, during a trilateral alliance meeting...

Middle East

Palestinians Suspend ICC Petition Lodged Against US After Jerusalem Embassy...

i24 News – The Palestinian Authority (PA) has suspended a petition lodged against the United States for officially recognizing Jerusalem...

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