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Western Wall: Chaos breaks out between guards, Women of the Wall

A dispute broke out between the guards at the Western Wall and Women of the Wall after MK Kariv tried to hand a Torah scroll to the latter.

25/12/2022
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Walmart selling towel that looks like tallit for $40.99

The retail giant is calling it an "Elegant sunscreen scarves sun block shawl scarf beach towel clothing accessories for women Judaism (blue)," with a price of $40.99.

Parashat Toldot: Awareness & making the right choice

Both Isaac and Rebekah prayed to have children, and yet it does not say “and the Lord accepted their prayer.” It was only Isaac’s prayer that was accepted. Why?

The powerful healing from the Mourner's Kaddish - opinon

Jewish rituals enable people to pass their beliefs and values down to future generations.

By SARAH BIRNBACH
17/11/2022

COVID-19: When your pandemic outdoor minyan folds up - opinion

While obviously ecstatic that COVID has been tamed, I’m saddened that this minyan – a positive outgrowth of the plague – is being shut down.

30/10/2022

Israel Elections: Netanyahu's latest stinking maneuver - comment

Don’t get me wrong, Bibi was an excellent prime minister in many ways. I admire and appreciate what he’s done. But I do not want him to be prime minister a third time. 

By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN
21/10/2022

Simhat Torah: How we can talk to God

The Siddur reminds us not just of the things we want, but of the things we should want. Perhaps most importantly, it gives us a reason to connect with God during our busy lives. 

By AHARON E. WEXLER
15/10/2022

Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Who to live and who to die

You ask the questions, the three latte ladies provide the answers!

By THREE LADIES , THREE LATTES
09/10/2022

Yom Kippur: How to pray with meaning when prayer seems meaningless

Having slogged through COVID, we’re aware of how cruel a belief in God as “master of the cosmic ledger book” can be. How is it possible to find meaning and solace in the High Holy Day prayers?

Mass prayer vigil to be held in South Africa to support peace between Israelis, Palestinians

The prayer vigil will launch the Tshwane-Jerusalem Declaration for Harmonious Relations Between South Africa and Israel in hopes of furthering diplomatic relations between the two countries.

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