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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...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

Israel

UNESCO Draft Resolution Declaring Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem ‘...

The United Nations' cultural organization UNESCO is to vote next Tuesday, May 2, on a resolution introduced by the Palestinians and...

Middle East

London Conference Promoting Trade With Iran Draws Strong Warning Over ̵...

A global conference in London promoting trade with Iran has drawn a warning from a leading advocacy group opposed to...

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