Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774

By:
Michael Brown, JNS.org
In honor of Tu B'Shevat, here are the fascinating stories behind some of the Jewish state's more interesting trees.
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By:
Diana Burmistrovich, JNS.org
To fully appreciate nature’s bounty, Kabbalists created this ritual meal that includes matching Israel’s regional fruit to the four physical elements: earth, water, air and fire.
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By:
Deborah Fineblum, JNS.org
Since the establishment of the state of Israel, this once obscure holiday is now marked by countless tree-planting ceremonies, ecological consciousness-raising programs and seders.
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By:
JTA
After a decade of planning and construction, the Manchester eruv will now allow religious Jews to carry items in public on Shabbat.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
As head of the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s personal status division, Rabbi Itamar Tubul decides which American rabbis are qualified to vouch for the Jewishness of Israeli immigrants.
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