jewish identity

‘MAD MEN’ creator Matthew Weiner
‘Mad Men’ creator Matthew Weiner: 'I really value Israeli creativity'

"I really value it, not only as our cultural tradition but also as a creative force."

US President Donald Trump
Trump marks Jewish US heritage month, vows to combat antisemitic bigotry

The President lauded the “unbreakable spirit” of the Jewish people in overcoming “suffering, cruel oppression, violence, and bigotry” as he reissued the proclamation.

ETHIOPIAN CHILDREN attend Jewish studies class while awaiting immigration to Israel, in Gondar.
Chief Rabbinate accepts position recognizing Beta Israel as Jewish

The step comes after several high-profile cases in which the Jewishness of Ethiopian Jews was challenged by rabbinic authorities.

Nine artists collaborated to paint Jewish texts meaningful to them on an exterior wall at the Schech
Graffiti mural celebrates diversity of Jewish identity

Nine artists collaborated to paint Jewish texts meaningful to them on an exterior wall at the Schecheter Institute in Jerusalem.

Free at last, free at last
Free at last, free at last

I felt native, like some character out of an Arik Einstein song

31/10/2019
‘FOR THOSE of us lucky enough to be born in the Cape
Back to school (in sunny South Africa)

On the surface, things look the same, but peek a little closer and it’s all falling apart.

The Magic of Alexander Muss High School  in Israe
The Magic of Alexander Muss High School in Israel

‘The school’s alumni come away with an increased sense of personal independence and maturity, and a better sense of their own Jewish identity,’ said Rabbi Leor Sinai.

Dual loyalty? Canadian ambassador discusses her 'two homes'

Since the founding of the Jewish state, of course, our paramount collective loyalty is often presumed to park with Israel, no matter where we live or what we do.

The 9th of Av in Jerusalem in the 19th century

On this Tisha Be’Av, 36 years since our aliyah, our family has done its share to “regain the old greatness of our country.”

By DAVID GEFFEN
08/08/2019
An eye-opening visit

When Ruth Lorisso visited Ethiopia, she gained a newfound pride in her heritage.

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