Thursday, May 5, 2016 Nisan 27, 5776

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By Hilary Danailova
From a Jewish historical standpoint, “Chanukah is not primarily about gifts,” noted Rabbi Eli Freedman of Congregation Rodeph Shalom. “The gift-giving custom is a fairly modern invention to try to compete with Christmas.”
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Jason Cohen | JE Staff
Some of the very best gifts out there are the ones you make yourself - or by local artisans.
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Rachel Kurland
For non-Jews, Chanukah has been built up to be perceived as the most important Jewish holiday, even though we all know the High Holidays are the real MVPs.
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Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
A new center at Rowan University will bring new attention and focus to Holocaust studies.
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By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, the chief rabbi of Efrat, discusses Vayetze.
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