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Adam Lanza and the Deadly American Male

Nobody knows why Adam Lanza shot 20 small children multiple times. How a human being becomes a monster is something complex. The consensus is...

December 19, 2012 5:38 pm

Can US Law Force a Spouse to Stand by a Jewish Conversion?

A friend of mine called me the other day sounding very distressed.  His 29-year old son is engaged to his non-Jewish girlfriend of several years.  The couple had broken up a year ago because she...

Passover 2012: 8 Things to Know

Fox News - Passover is the holiday which celebrates the Exodus from Egypt and the next stage in the unfolding biblical story of the Children of Israel. In 2012 it begins on Friday night,...

Klout: The Top 10 #Jewish “Influencers”

People have always had the power to influence others, and that power is being democratized with new social media tools. Klout's analysis is done on data taken from sites such as Twitter and Facebook and measures...

February 28, 2012 11:53 am

Purim: Are You Doing it Right?

Purim is a festival renown for celebration, excessive drinking and wild, outlandish costumes; or,...

February 6, 2012 12:21 pm

60% of Cancer Deaths Can Be Stopped, according to Israel Cancer Association

United With Israel - The Israel Cancer Association marked International Cancer Day on February 4,...

January 22, 2012 3:02 pm

Our Attraction To Drama, Alcohol & Other Distractions

The Choice to Become Absent "Drama" seems to be on an all-time high. Our blinding attraction to...

October 12, 2011 4:54 pm

Terminating a Pregnancy or Killing an Unborn Child?: A Moral Analysis

Pregnancy  as Problem Pregnancy is the - uniquely feminine - obstacle that often hinders a woman's...

February 19, 2010 5:42 pm

Soul to Soul

Dear Rabbi J. A friend forwarded me your last article (True Communication: The Secret of...

Culture

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...

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children...

The Man Who Walked Every Street of New York City

If a New Yorker tells you to go take a walk, usually you’ve done something wrong. But not Matt Green....

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

Jewish Groups Welcome Chilean Government Decision to Ban Municipal Boycotts...

Top Jewish groups have welcomed a Chilean government decision made earlier this week to ban municipalities across the country from...

Middle East

Iran Arrests 10 Suspects in Suicide Bombing That Killed Two

Iranian security forces have detained 10 people suspected of links to a suicide car bomb attack this week that killed at least two policemen, police chief Hossein Ashtari said on...

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