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What does archaeology tell us about the origins of Judaism?

JPost One-on-One weekly 'Zoomcast': Episode 21 with Rosella Tercatin and senior lecturer at Ariel University Dr. Yonatan Adler

Infusing theological meaning into the gender gap

What is the reason for the gender gap in mitzvot for women? Is it women's innate spirituality, or the Jewish woman’s central role as wife and mother?

By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
02/07/2021

How are time-bound mitzvot in Judaism defined?

One of the major distinctions between the genders is women’s exemption from positive time-bound mitzvot.

By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
26/05/2021

Celebrating Israel – with pride and gratitude - opinion

God’s miracles have accompanied the birth, growth and development of the State of Israel throughout these 73 years.

Seven processes of Smart Tzedakah that you can do

We believe that an approach to strategic giving can be modeled similarly to the approach many use to set up an investment portfolio.

By BENJI LEVY , MICHAEL BLOCH
03/04/2021
A man puts money into a charity box, in the streets of Mea She’arim in Jerusalem.

Pay it forward, even without the NIS 750 subsidy

We lucky “haves” must give much more to the “have-nots” and the “once-hads.”

21/07/2020

My kind of Ushpizin

Updating the ancient practice of inviting elevated souls into our sukkah by finding the mitzvah heroes all around us.

By DANNY SIEGEL
12/10/2019

What is kavana?

Can we see how kavana, which in Hebrew really means the act of going in a particular direction applies to real life as well as of course to all prayers, blessings, and mitzvot?

By RABBI MICHA TURTLETAUB
12/09/2019
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
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