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Posts Tagged: Shavuot meaning

May 30, 2017 10:12 am
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Shavuot Guide for the Perplexed, 2017

1. Liberty. The Shavuot holiday reflects the 3,500 year old trilateral linkage between the Land of Israel (pursued by Abraham), the Torah of Israel (transmitted through Moses)...

June 14, 2016 3:17 am
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Reflections on Shavuot, 2016

It was the genius of Babylonian Jewry to meet the challenges of exile 2,500 years ago. Originally, Judaism was a fragile community of rival tribes...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - As Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, approaches, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Antisemitism ‘Also Has an Ugly Islamist Face,’ New German Gover...

The German government's newly-appointed antisemitism commissioner has urged a renewed effort against anti-Jewish hatred within the country's Muslim communities, following the...

Israel

Sea Turtle Rescued on Israeli Independence Day at Ashdod Port

A sea turtle was rescued on Thursday -- Israeli Independence Day -- after it got caught in a fishing net in the Port of Ashdod, the Hebrew news outlet Mako reported. The injured...

Middle East

Arab MKs Participate in Palestinian March Mourning Israel’s Founding

JNS.org - Some 10,000 people, including Israeli Arab lawmakers, participated Thursday in a march mourning Israel’s founding. The “March of the Uprooted” is organized by the Higher Arab Monitoring Committee and held...

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