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Posts Tagged: Yom Kippur 2018

September 17, 2018 9:37 am
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Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed, 2018

1.  The Yom Kippur-matchmaking connection. According to Rabbi Simeon ben Gamliel, the 6th President of the Sanhedrin (the ancient Jewish Supreme Court of 71 Sages), during...

September 16, 2018 11:36 am
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For All Our Sins

The Torah introduces us to the idea that we confess our sins to God (Leviticus 5:5 and 16:21) -- not to humans, priests or otherwise. According to our...

September 14, 2018 8:34 am
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A Message of Hope for the Future

The late Stanley Abramovitch, who passed away five years ago without much fanfare, was one of the 20th century’s great Jewish heroes. You will be forgiven for...

Culture

Helena Bonham Carter Learns of Grandfather Who Helped Jews Escape the Holocaust

JNS.org - Actress Helena Bonham Carter discovered that her grandfather helped thousands of...

Sacha Baron Cohen Slams Social Media Giants for Hate Speech on Platforms

JNS.org - British Jewish actor Sacha Baron Cohen, upon accepting the Anti-Defamation League’s International...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

World

US Imposes Sanctions on Top Iranian Regime Official Over Internet Shutdown ...

The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's information minister on Friday for his role in "widescale internet censorship," a reference to...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Faces Calls to Quit but Is Defiant in Crisis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced calls to resign over a corruption scandal on Friday, as senior government colleagues publicly declared support after some signs of cracks in party loyalty. Netanyahu...

Middle East

UAE in Weapons Making Push as Allies Restrict Sales

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is making a push to develop high-tech military hardware that would give it control over critical defense capabilities and lessen reliance on imports. Wary of threats...

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