Judaism provides a way of making the problems of the debt real by describing the polity to include not only those who happen to be alive today but those who will succeed us.
A few days ago, news that one of the oldest houses in the Jewish district of Budapest will soon be demolished spread like wildfire on social media, sparking outrage.
It is not as if kosher meat is banned in Flanders of Wallonia, just that the ritual slaughter of the cows there is forbidden. This means if you want to eat kosher meat, it will have to be imported, something that will significantly increase the price.
Jakubowski died Sunday at the age of 68 after a long illness, according to the Jewish Council of Stockholm.
The Nine Days begin on the first day of the Hebrew month of Av, nine days before the fast of Tisha Be'av (the ninth day of Av).
Poland and Hungary: Prewar Jewish experiences
They were joined by family members, residents of the community of Ofra and representatives of the organization Israel365 to plant 300 trees in the mountains of Samaria on Friday.
Although Jewish burial customs have changed over the centuries, they have always been based on two basic concepts that may at first seem contradictory.
A Moroccan renaissance of culture, economic development and diplomatic outreach is bringing about a revival in the history of shared Jewish and Muslim culture and activities.
And lastly – Don’t forget to appreciate the solemnity of the day. We wish you an easy and meaningful Yom Kippur.