Saturday, May 28, 2016 Iyyar 20, 5776
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By Judy Lash Balint JNS.org
For the tens of thousands of youths from dysfunctional families who are cared for in residential facilities all over the Jewish state, it’s often Diaspora Jews who make the difference between having no Bar/Bat Mitzvah at all, or having a meaningful transition into Jewish responsibility.
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By Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin
Over the last decade, mitzvah projects have become decreasingly Jewish in their focus and intent. Mitzvah projects are far more likely to be focused on healing disease, or addressing environmental concerns, or raising money for disadvantaged kids.
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Jason Cohen JE Staff
Local rabbis spoke to the Jewish Exponent about how marriage is similar to the High Holidays, what different customs there are at weddings and what it’s like to get to know the bride and groom.
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Rachel Kurland JE Staff
Modesty has been around since the beginning of Jewish law. It may be difficult to adhere to in an era where the Kardashians reign, but one Philadelphia mom’s style is becoming noteworthy.
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Rachel Kurland JE Staff
A sister survives cancer and she and her sister decided to give back to those who saved her life.
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