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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

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Biden Says Saudi Announcement to Come Monday; White House Plays Down New St...

President Joe Biden on Saturday said his administration would make an announcement on Saudi Arabia on Monday, following a US...

Israel

‘By 2025, 55% Of Our Products Will Be Made of Recycled Plastic,’...

CTech - “We have given ourselves a short-term goal that by 2025 more than half of our raw materials will...

Middle East

In Iraq, Pope to Visit Mosul Churches Desecrated by Islamic State

In Mosul, adjacent to the Biblical city of Nineveh, four churches representing different denominations occupy a small square surrounded by low-rise houses, testament to the role Iraq's once flourishing Christian...

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