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Moshe Pitchon is the director of BY, a 21st Century Judaism project. He has served as a rabbi in Latin America and the United States, and has taught Jewish Philosophy and Biblical Literature.

ARTICLES BY: Moshe Pitchon

November 17, 2016 7:41 am

Eradicating Evil

Genesis chapter 18 spells out the dilemma of having to confront societies that not only violate the human rights of their citizens but also endanger civilization as a...

October 2, 2016 7:13 am

How to Make Rosh Hashanah Truly Meaningful for Non-Religious Jews

Most people think of Rosh Hashanah as "the Jewish Near Year." But this phrase is meaningless, which might help explain why 65% of Jews don't even go...


New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...


US Justice Department Charges Teen Over JCC Bomb Threats - The US Justice Department filed criminal charges Friday against an Israeli-American teenager who is accused of making more than 150 bomb threats against Jewish institutions in early 2017, stoking...


Palestinian Teen Arrested After Stabbing, Wounding 4 in Tel Aviv Attack

Israeli police say an 18-year-old Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded four people in Tel Aviv before being arrested. It remains unclear whether Sunday's attack was politically motivated.

Middle East

Israeli Army Strikes Syria After Three Mortars Hit Golan Heights

The IDF announced on Friday evening that it had attacked the sources of three mortars fired into the northern Golan Heights earlier that day. Friday afternoon, a mortar shell exploded in...