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Rabbi Naftali Citron is head Rabbi of The Carlebach Shul on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

ARTICLES BY: Naftali Citron


April 2, 2014 1:26 am
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‘Noah’ Distorts the Bible, But Has a Powerful Message

Because a movie needs to tell a good story, the new film 'Noah' takes an old story and applies a Medrash (Jewish commentary)-Hollywood spin to...

August 15, 2013 8:26 am
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Carlebach Rabbi Explains the Meaning of the Lecha Dodi Prayer

The highlight of Shabbat for many people is Lecha Dodi, the prayer that welcomes the Shabbat. Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach composed a special melody for each...

Culture

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Arab League Tells Brazil’s Bolsonaro Israel Embassy Move Could Harm T...

The Arab League has told Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro that moving Brazil's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would be...

Israel

Head of Israeli Military Intelligence: Chances of Full-Scale War Still Low,...

The head of Israel's Military Intelligence Directorate told a Knesset committee on Tuesday that the chances of a full-scale war...

Middle East

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism...

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