Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
By:
Deborah Fineblum, JNS.org
These days, most of the cultural differences between Sephardim and Ashkenazim have nearly evaporated in the Jewish state. But for seven days each year, the lines are drawn all over again, over something as seemingly innocuous as a bowl of rice.
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The man, the myth and the legend who led the Israelites out of Egypt
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Did you know that the story of one of the most inspirational leaders in Judeo-Christian-Muslim theology mimics a much earlier tale based on an Assyrian ruler?
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A group of theologians re-examines the links between Passover and Easter.
By:
David Parsons, JNS.org
Recent cooperation between Jewish and Christian theology scholars has led to new findings surrounding the Passover and Easter stories.
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By:
Rabbi Melissa Klein
In the spirit of the Passover theme of liberation, three Philadelphia rabbis urge the community to learn more about staggering prison statistics and accompanying issues of racial discrimination.
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Barrack Hebrew Academy hosted Catholic students at the school's first interfaith seder while Muslim and Jewish adults connected at their own inagural event in Center City.
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