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Polemics as theologySome three weeks ago, the Church of Scotland published what it called its “latest reflection on the questions that need to be faced as the...read more...
Questions about religionSophie Dulesh, author of the provocative, well-researched book, The Trouble with Religion, is a humanist. She is convinced that it is only by “...read more...
The value of the mechitzahParshat Beha’alotcha derives its name from the opening phrase, “When you ascend…” (Numbers 8:2). Rashi, quoting the midrash...read more...
Summer camp nostalgia , Pt. 2Last week we began our look at the mystique of summer camp by quoting from Allan Sherman’s classic song Camp Granada, in which he pleads for...read more...
Syria fires on Israeli military vehicle, Israel returns fireSyria fired on an Israel Defense Forces jeep, the third time Israeli positions have been targeted this week. The army jeep was damaged in the...read more...
Chabad center taking in those displaced by Oklahoma tornadoA Chabad center in Oklahoma City has opened its building as a shelter for those displaced by a tornado that killed at least 91 people. The center...read more...
Gliding through history on Jerusalem’s light railThe Holy City of Jerusalem, sacred to the world’s three great monotheistic religions, naturally attracts millions of tourists every year. Most...read more...
For popular musicians, performing in Israel makes a statementSince the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement got its start in 2005, the decision to schedule an appearance in Israel has been become a...read more...
Levi Strauss sparked sartorial revolutionOn May 20, 1873, two visionary Jewish immigrants in San Francisco, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis, received patent 139,121  from the United States...read more...
Toronto Jewish Literary Festival setThe Toronto Jewish Literary Festival takes place in various locations across the Greater Toronto Area over the first nine days of June. The events...read more...

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