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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


May 12, 2020 7:51 am
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Lag B’Omer Amid COVID-19: An Invitation to Civility

Some 2,000 years ago, according to the Talmud, “Rabbi Akiva had twelve thousand pairs of students in an area of land that stretched from Gevat...

March 29, 2020 8:36 am
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As We Celebrate Passover, We Must Learn From the Coronavirus

“Epidemic” and “pandemic” are scientific terms designed to describe a threat that requires immediate extreme responses to forestall a life form from infiltrating and annihilating...

February 7, 2020 10:28 am
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For Jews, Every Breath and Every Act Is a Miracle

Talk about the Exodus from Egypt, and the first thing that comes to mind is the “miracle” -- the splitting of the sea that allowed...

November 17, 2016 7:41 am
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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
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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...

Culture

Indian Jewish MMA, Kickboxing Champion Set to Immigrate to Israel, Hopes to Join IDF

A mixed martial arts (MMA) and kickboxing champion from India is slated to...

Guy Niv Becomes First Israeli to Complete Tour de France

JNS.org - Israeli cyclist Guy Niv made history on Sunday, becoming the first-ever Israeli cyclist to complete the Tour de...

Features

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...

World

New Jersey Native Murdered by Hamas Commemorated in Congressional Resolutio...

A bipartisan US House of Representatives resolution attacking Palestinian Authority "martyr payments" to terrorists and their families was introduced this...

Israel

Israel Poised to Tighten Lockdown as Daily COVID-19 Tally Soars to 6,923

  JNS.org - Israel set another negative record on Wednesday, as the Health Ministry pegged the number of new coronavirus cases diagnosed in the span of 24 hours at 6,782. As of...

Middle East

Israeli, UAE UN Ambassadors Meet for First Time Since Countries Normalized ...

In a first-of-its-kind event made possible by the normalization agreement signed by their countries earlier this month, the UN envoys...

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