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Posts Tagged: Nathan Lopez Cardozo

August 23, 2018 7:26 am
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Parashat Ki Tetze: Rabbinical Courage and the Frozen Text

And it shall be, if the guilty one has incurred [the penalty of] lashes, that the judge shall make him lean over and flog him....

October 11, 2017 11:19 am
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Simchat Torah: The Unyielding Sefer Torah

Simchat Torah presents us with a rare paradox. On no other occasion do we celebrate our relationship with the Torah as we do on this...

June 15, 2017 10:16 am
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Finding the Goodness in Our World

Woody Allen, a keen but unusual observer of our world, once remarked: “More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path...

January 1, 2017 7:14 am
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The Torture of Being a Righteous Man

When looking at the lives of the Avot -- the three forefathers of the people of Israel -- it is remarkable to note that not one of them was...

December 23, 2016 2:57 am
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Hanukkah and Divine Emanations

History -- the study of cause and effect in the annals of humankind -- has been a serious challenge for honest historians. In many ways, interpreting history is conjecture....

December 2, 2016 1:00 am
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The Abuse of Halacha, Part II

In my last essay, I questioned why so many highly unfortunate things have been done in the name of Jewish law – all in direct violation...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

As US Sanctions Near, Europe Fails to Protect Iran Deal

At a meeting in Washington after Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in May, a senior US official told European diplomats that their efforts to save the...

Israel

Blaming Israel for Downing Plane, Russia to Sell S-300 Air Defense System t...

Russia will sell Syria the advanced S-300 air defense system following the downing of a Russian plane that the Kremlin...

Middle East

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to Avenge Military Parade Attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and...

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