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Unorthodox stars Amit Rahav and Shira Hass

Our story, a response to Hollywood’s portrayal of the formerly Orthodox

While many were mystified by the window into a world of ultra-Orthodox Judaism with which they are sadly unfamiliar, the heroes of Hollywood are consistently those who leave religion (any religion)

By JAMIE GELLER , STEVEN BURG
16/01/2021

Israel Elections: Looking at the present to understand the future

There were the questions about Israel’s religious and ethnic character, its economy and growing population.

By MICHELE CHABIN/JTA
14/01/2021

Religious makeup of Congress static, not representative of general public

Jewish members make up a larger share of Congress than they do of the general public, with 6% of Congress being Jewish and only 2% of the general public being Jewish.

Computer scientist explains and challenges religion in new book

Platonic dialogue meets advanced Gemara class meets ‘The Moscow Puzzles,’ but accessible

By ZE’EV MAGHEN
24/12/2020
A volunteer receives an injection in a human clinical trial for a potential vaccine against the nove

WJC, WCC call for religious, ethical discussion on vaccine distribution

The paper also touches on the issue of global equity of vaccine distribution and ensuring that those who live in poorer countries are not excluded.

Amateur UK archaeologist: Holy Grail in secret crypt in West London river

Finding the Holy Grail is the Holy Grail of archaeological finds.

20/12/2020

Gravestone set on previously desecrated ancient Maccabean burial site

The burial site, near Jericho, was desecrated last year when grave robbers dug into the site leaving human bones scattered and in the open.

Members of Falun Gong or Falun Dafa, a Chinese religious spiritual practice, march to the Consulate

Over 900 lawmakers protest Chinese persecution of Falun Gong

"Millions of Falun Gong practitioners in China have been arbitrarily arrested and jailed [...] and many have been tortured and even killed.”

How a Bechdel test for Jewish texts is shaking up the beit midrash

The test has adherents among Hillel educators and is spreading among educators at pluralistic institutions of Jewish learning.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
09/12/2020

Cuomo must know: Prayer is the antibody, faith is the vaccine – opinion

What Cuomo failed to recognize is that faith is a vaccine for hopelessness, and worship an antibody against despair. People need to believe that they’re going to live.

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