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7 Jewish Essays to Help Us Remember Members of Our Military 28-05-2018 05:53
7 Jewish Essays to Help Us Remember Members of Our Military Memorial Day isn’t a Jewish holiday but remembering and honoring fallen military is certainly a Jewish value. Let us remember those who gave their lives in battle....
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Philip Roth: An Appreciation of the Wicked Child 28-05-2018 05:53
Philip Roth: An Appreciation of the Wicked Child Now that Roth is dead, the American Jewish community, by virtue of the adjective “American,” can do what it always does: remake him in our image. Which is rather a shame....
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Raising Resilient Teenagers: Resources That Can Help 28-05-2018 05:53
Raising Resilient Teenagers: Resources That Can Help During Mental Health Awareness Month, let’s remember that caring for each other is an integral Jewish value and no one should feel alone, especially when facing strife....
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5 Jewish Facts About the New Han Solo 'Star Wars' Movie 28-05-2018 05:53
5 Jewish Facts About the New Han Solo 'Star Wars' Movie Learn all the Jewish tidbits associated with the newest "Star Wars" movie, "Solo: A Wars Story."...
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Is Israel Too Crowded?: Reflections from the Galilee 28-05-2018 05:53
Is Israel Too Crowded?: Reflections from the Galilee Israel cannot support the kind of population growth it has experienced over the past 70 years. What can we expect as this growth rate continues? ...
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Somebody’s Hurting Our People 28-05-2018 05:53
Somebody’s Hurting Our People We cannot pretend that these enormous gains for the few are not creating massive suffering and dangerous resentment among the many. ...
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The Universal Lessons of the Royal Wedding 28-05-2018 05:53
The Universal Lessons of the Royal Wedding My take away from the royal wedding: Despite the differences religions sometimes emphasize, a better future lies among the values, hopes, and aspirations we humans share....
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A Divine Blessing of Food and Security 28-05-2018 05:53
A Divine Blessing of Food and Security With more than 40 million Americans struggling to put food on the table, gifts of food affirm the dignity and humanity of the most vulnerable among us.  ...
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Why Do We Read the Book of Ruth on Shavuot? 28-05-2018 05:53
Why Do We Read the Book of Ruth on Shavuot? No story in the Bible better demonstrates than the Book of Ruth the extraordinary power of love that goes beyond the expected obligation....
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Lamentation from Both Sides of the Fence 28-05-2018 05:53
Lamentation from Both Sides of the Fence Signs of hope for peace, for coexistence, are abundant in this city. What do we say to God in these moments of anguish?...
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