Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
A recent study commissioned by the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies found that young American Jews are feeling increasingly alienated from Israel. Responding to this trend, a new worldwide course aims to create a spiritual bond between participants and the State of Israel. The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute's "The Land and the Spirit: Why We All Care About Israel" will...
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Matthew Wagner, The Jerusalem Post
For Rabbi Eli Sadan, "A soldier's uniform is like the holy garments worn by the priests in the Temple." Sadan, head of the B'nei David Pre-Military Academy in the Samaria settlement Eli, reaches for a Bible to prove his point. His teachings, which combine deep religious faith with military activism, garnered extensive media attention in the wake of last summer's...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Sept. 11, 2007. For some people, it was just another Tuesday, filled with work or school, and no normal routines interrupted. For others, it served as a grim reminder of the day they lost a friend or relative to a senseless act of terrorism. But for government officials and homeland-security experts, the sixth anniversary of the attacks on the World...
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A pianist lightly tickled the ivories as roughly two-dozen guests -- all major contributors to the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev -- milled about on the first floor of a 19th-century brownstone off Rittenhouse Square. The supporters sipped on wine, nibbled on cheeses and crudités, and quietly admired the private residence decorated with large paintings, sculptures and antique furniture, as...
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To mark the 220th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution by its framers, Aharon Barak, recently retired president of the Supreme Court of Israel, outlined the role judges play in his country's democratic process -- one that's besieged by security concerns and lacks a written constitution to guide jurisprudence. "Every battle a country faces must be waged in...
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