Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Elul 1, 5774
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Rabbi Michael Knopf
Chanukah, unlike many other Jewish holidays, is basically a one-note song. The one ritual required, aside from a few changes to the liturgy, is lighting candles. Sure, many of us exchange gifts, eat deep-fried treats and gamble chocolate coins in high-stakes dreidel stand-offs. But from the tradition's perspective, it's all about the candles. If Passover is the season of freedom...
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By:
Barnett Kamen
Ten years ago, Rabbi David Wolpe of Los Angeles created a controversy during Passover.
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By:
Nancy Fagan
The recent events involving the alleged sexual abuse of children by former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky and former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine have made national and international news.
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By:
John R. Cohn | JE Feature
I recently returned from Israel where I, along with a dozen other American physicians, witnessed Israelis hoping for the best while preparing for the worst.
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By:
Elaine Katz
Why are some people able to accept a gift gracefully and others do not know how?
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