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Posts Tagged: Jewish spirituality

January 28, 2015 11:58 am
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With Female Spiritual Advisor, Efrat Spotlights Women’s Empowerment in Israel

JNS.org - In Torah times there was Devorah, prophetess and judge. In Talmudic times there was Bruriah, "the wife of Rabbi Meir," considered a...

September 17, 2013 12:03 pm
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Balancing Humility and Pride

Rabbi Simcha Bunim of Peshischa famously said: "Every person should have two pockets. In one pocket should be a piece of paper that reads, 'I am...

April 5, 2013 3:59 pm
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Being Jewish Without God

What if you just do not believe in God? Does this mean there is no room for you in the Jewish religion? On the surface,...

October 12, 2012 5:29 pm
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Many American Jews Seek Spirituality Outside of Synagogue

A study by the Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring shows that one in six American Jews now seek spirituality outside of the synagogue. Conducting the study between April...

September 12, 2012 12:45 am
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Thoughts from the Chief Rabbi for Rosh Hashanah 5773

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a kind of clarion call, a summons to the Ten Days of Penitence which culminate in the Day...

August 19, 2012 3:28 am
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Sixteenth Century Women’s Ladino Siddur Republished In Israel

"Women need their own prayer books that are different from men's" according to a 16th century rabbinic ruling by Rabbi Meir Benveniste, who decided to undertake the...

August 9, 2012 11:11 pm
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In Wake of Killer’s Guilt Plea, Statement from Leiby Kletzky’s Parents Offers Hope

On Thursday, a bearded and yarmulke-clad Levi Aron finally pleaded guilty in front of Brooklyn judge Neil Firetog for kidnapping , killing, and dismembering the...

August 8, 2012 1:37 pm
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Holocaust Museum With Focus on Orthodox Jews To Open In Brooklyn Next Spring

According to a UJA study conducted last year, 23 percent of Brooklyn's 2.4 million residents are Jewish, including an estimated 9,000 Holocaust survivors, the largest...

November 17, 2011 7:48 am
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Chabad 2.0: The Shluchim Conference Must Focus on a Chabad Quantum Leap

The annual gathering of Chabad's global emissaries, the Kinus Hashluchim, elicits a paradox. Here is an organization that is truly international, operating even more...

World

U.S. Decides Against Sanctions on IDF’s Netzah Yehuda Battalion

i24 News - The United States has opted not to impose sanctions on Israel Defense Forces' (IDF) Netzah Yehuda Battalion, Ynet reported on Wednesday afternoon, citing sources from within Israel. The...

Israel

Israeli Hostage Families Make Passover Plea for Return of Missing Loved One...

Relatives of Israeli hostages held in Gaza will mark the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover, a week-long festival that...

Middle East

Drone, Rocket Attacks Targeted US Forces in Iraq, US Officials Say

US forces in Iraq and Syria faced two separate rocket and explosive drone attacks in less than 24 hours, Iraqi security sources and US officials told Reuters on Monday, the...

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