Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774
By:
Itzhak Brook, JE Feature
On the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur, a battalion physician speaks of his experience as a daily struggle for survival, requiring resourcefulness and strength despite the presence of fear and anxiety.
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By:
Rabbi Margot Stein
A rabbi uses a famous prayer to analyze her response to her son's continuing struggle with cancer.
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By:
Douglas M. Bloomfield
The latest Syrian crisis brings together Iranian ayatollahs, Republicans in Congress and President Barack Obama. Watching with great interest from the sidelines are Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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By:
Ben Cohen
Why are we so determined to remain indifferent in the face of the Syrian people convulsing to death from Sarin gas? I have no answer, but during this period of the High Holidays, we are obliged to confront this question.
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By:
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
Most rabbis spend the summer months preparing for the High Holidays. This summer, my High Holiday preparation included travelling to Lucknow, India, with 16 other rabbis to immerse ourselves in a “service learning” approach to increasing global justice.
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