Friday, August 29, 2014 Elul 3, 5774

Persecution of Christians in Middle East a Significant Obstacle to Peace Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews writes in www.JewishWorldReview.com on Sept. 11 about the systematic destruction of Christianity in the Middle East: "An Islamic court in Shiraz, Iran, has just convicted two men of being infidels. Their crime? Converting to Christianity. The possible sentence?...
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Now that I'm fast approaching my 60th birthday, I find myself riveted by any descriptions I run across of the aging process. Not that I consider myself old. But those who are honest with themselves as they approach their seventh decade have to admit that their bodies have begun sending signals that are a good deal different from the ones...
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It's time once again to take the 5769 Jewish pundit quiz on next year's news
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Jonathan S. Tobin
Did you have a good time in 5768? For Jews around the world, it was the usual assortment of bad -- and even worse -- news. Of course, not everything was awful. It was a year in which the tide turned in favor of the American war effort in Iraq. The rocket barrage on southern Israel was halted (for the...
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Stu Goldman
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It is an intrinsic element of Judaism to approach the beginning of a New Year with introspection. During the Days of Awe, we look at ourselves and ponder what we did over the past year. It is just as necessary to perform the same act of self-examination as a community. In conducting our communal cheshbon nefesh -- or spiritual accounting...
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