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Posts Tagged: Rabbi Jeremy Rosen

May 11, 2018 1:27 pm
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Jewish Intolerance and Sephardim

I am always upset whenever I'm forced to recognize that we Jews -- few in number -- are so divided into warring sects, denominations, traditions, and ideologies. I guess...

April 23, 2018 10:08 am
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Change the Omer?

Pesach is over and normal services have resumed. But what is “normal”? We are now in a period called “the Omer.” It is a time of...

March 25, 2018 10:36 am
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Orthodox Jews Must Allow and Support Secular Education

One of the biggest challenges that Judaism faces is the Haredi schism. On the one hand, the sect is the most dynamic, fastest growing, most passionately...

March 9, 2018 1:09 pm
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Why I Am a Liberal

I am proud to call myself a liberal. Despite the fact that the term has come to be associated with so many different positions on almost...

February 25, 2018 12:07 pm
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How We Should Really Celebrate Purim

I believe that the core principles of all religions are virtually the same. They may have different ways of describing the ultimate power they call God, but...

January 22, 2018 1:12 pm
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Islam and Jerusalem

Why is the Muslim world up in arms about Jerusalem being declared the capital of Israel? After all, Jerusalem is made up of different areas -- just...

August 9, 2017 11:08 am
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Charlie Gard and Life

You may have read about the battle in London over the final days of a baby named Charlie Gard. He was born with a form of...

June 19, 2017 12:52 pm
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The Need for Tolerance in Judaism

I am returning to last week’s subject of homosexuality in Judaism and the personal attacks on Rabbi Joseph Dweck, because the ramifications are still very...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...

Israel

Muslim Leaders Call for International Protection Force for Palestinians

Muslim leaders called on Friday for an international force to be deployed to protect Palestinians after dozens of protesters were shot dead by Israeli forces on the Gaza border this...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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