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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...


Hosting Emirati General, Israel Sees Airpower Cooperation

The chief of the United Arab Emirates Air Force visited Israel on Monday on what the host country described as a harbinger of cooperation in air power. The US allies normalized...

Middle East

Iran’s Enrichment to High Levels at Natanz Plant Is Expanding, IAEA S...

Iran is expanding its enrichment of uranium beyond the highly enriched threshold of 20% purity at a Natanz plant where...


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