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Prof. Yeshayahu Leibowitz
Yeshayahu Leibowitz: Idol smasher or idol maker?

The brilliant Yeshayahu Leibowitz – one of the most admired and the most despised thinkers in the history of the State of Israel.

22/06/2019
Gravlax sandwich.
San Diego Jewish Academy breaks world record for sandwich-making

The school set a Guinness World Record for the most sandwiches made in under three minutes.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
03/04/2019
Sukkot and the Four Species Market

The four species are need for fulfilling the 'Four species Mitzvah,' the waving of the four species as prescribed by the Torah, symbolizing unity.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
23/09/2018
The tallit (prayer shawl) is a customary Jewish prayer garment.
Uncovering the talit

By DENNIS ZINN
21/09/2018
Orthodox Jews on the Temple Mount
Demands to sacrifice Yom Kippur scapegoat on Temple Mount rejected

“The time has come that the Jewish people adds deeds to its prayers... The era of prayers by themselves and actions by themselves has ended."

A ROSH Hashana card depicts the ‘kohen gadol’ (high priest) pouring oil over the menorah
PARASHAT BEHUKOTAI: Religious experience and its limits

Religious experiences are not risk-free. They have the potential to become wild, explosive, warping thought and moral judgment.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
09/05/2018
A Rachashei Lev volunteer with a cancer patient; the ‘Party Ambulance’ rolls up next to a child in h
Rachashei-Lev: raising the spirits of children fighting an arduous battle

The organization is currently attending to the needs of 500 children and young adults and catering to all sectors of society regardless of religion, race or gender.

04/04/2018
Former head of Meretz at city council Pepe Alalua’s decision to run for mayor has ignited a lot of t
THIS WEEK IN JERUSALEM: satmar assistance

One of the largest of these initiatives is active in the capital’s haredi stronghold Mea She’arim. This year, the need has reached an unprecedented level, with provision of hundreds of tons of meat,

04/04/2018
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