Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Iyyar 16, 5776

By:
Rabbi Fred V. Davidow
Just as kiddush hashem is an act that causes a non-Jew to praise the God of Israel, an act of hillul hashem causes others to think of Jews and their God as disreputable.
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By:
Jon Marks | JE Staff
The nation’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism addresses the state of anti-Semitism worldwide.
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By:
Rabbi Robyn Frisch
Understanding everything in the Torah to be intentional, the sages of Jewish tradition, of course, had explanations as to why the command regarding parents is phrased differently in Leviticus than it is in both Exodus and Deuteronomy, each of which contain the Ten Commandments.
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By:
Rabbi David Levin
Is this some kind of warning to Aaron that he has a job to do, so get to it, but do it right or I will make sure you end up like your kids? That seems like unnecessarily harsh treatment of Aaron, but perhaps it is to guide us toward a deeper idea surrounding the urgency of atonement.
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By:
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin
On the eighth day of Passover, we read a passage from the Book of Deuteronomy that lists the festivals of the Jewish calendar. What does it tell us about how we spend our time and our relationships to the people around us?
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Religious Events

Wed. May 25
Raphael, The Prophet Isaiah, detail
Judaic Studies Program of Drexel University
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Thu. May 26
Beth Am Israel
7:00 PM

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