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Posts Tagged: Avi Weiss

April 25, 2014 10:47 am

Rabbi Avi Weiss’s ‘Guide to Jewish Spirituality’ Speaks to the Power of Prayer (REVIEW)

Rabbi Avi Weiss' latest book, "Holistic Prayer: A Guide To Jewish Spirituality" offers a unique and special vantage point into Judaism. This thoughtful, understandable classic offers insight into...

March 27, 2014 9:36 pm

Rabbi Avi Weiss: My Hero

A few days ago, I attended a momentous event to honor Rabbi Avi Weiss and his family. It marked the first time he had ever...

February 6, 2014 4:50 pm

Ban Orthodox Rabbinic Pedophiles – Not Rabbi Avi Weiss

There's an ongoing debate within the Jewish Modern Orthodox community about where its parameters lie. The most recent flare-up occurred after the Israeli Chief Rabbinate...

October 25, 2013 4:59 pm

Put an End to the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s Monopoly

It's painful to have one's rabbinic credentials challenged by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. But that's exactly what's happened to me. In truth, it's much more...

October 18, 2013 9:30 am

How Dare Israel’s Rabbinate Dictate to American Orthodox Jews

Recent media reports indicate that at least ten American Modern Orthodox rabbis are no longer allowed by the Israeli Chief Rabbinate to recognize the Jewish...

September 30, 2013 4:49 pm

‘Soul Doctor’ and the Awesome Legacy of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

I can't remember exactly the first time I heard Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach sing, or the first time I met him, but I do remember feeling...

May 20, 2013 3:17 pm

Tell the Stories of Today’s Jewish Heroes

Every week I spend time in the library with my children, often reading the biographies of different heroes. It is easy to find...

May 9, 2013 12:23 pm

The Difference between Orthodox Jews and Religious Jews?

As CEO of 5WPR, I am well versed in matters concerning brands and how media shapes perceptions.  On a professional and personal front,...

October 7, 2011 12:02 pm

Erev Yom Kippur Applause to the Jewish Orchestra

Jewish communal activist, Rabbi Avi Weiss, often compares the Jewish community to a symphony orchestra, in which there are drummers, flautists, violinists, and so on....


Iran Says Ukraine President Drone Criticism a Bid to Secure More Western Ar...

Tehran on Saturday accused Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of anti-Iranian propaganda in his call for Iran to halt the supply...


Anti-Overhaul Protests Held Across Israel for 21st Week

i24 News - Israelis opposed to the planned judicial overhaul by the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to the streets for the twenty first week on Saturday. Protesters marched...

Middle East

At Least Three Killed in Clash on Iran-Afghan Border

Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed after shooting broke out near a border post between Iran and Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman and Iran's state media said...

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