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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

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

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

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

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...


Defiant Putin Proclaims Ukrainian Annexation, Vows War Win

A defiant Vladimir Putin proclaimed Russia's annexation of a swathe of Ukraine in a pomp-filled Kremlin ceremony, promising Moscow would triumph in its "special military operation" against Kyiv even as...


Changing Israel’s High-Tech Map: Government Launches Pilot For Tech Cente...

Israel is launching a national pilot program to expose young adults living in peripheral areas to high-tech studies as the...

Middle East

Explosion Kills Policeman in Southern Turkey

i24 News – A police officer was killed late Monday when a bomb exploded near a residence building in Turkey's southern province of Mersin, according to the country’s Interior Minister...

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