November 16, 2018

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May we form a unified community, doing God’s will with a perfect heart.
I’ve never met Rabbi Sharon Brous. The spiritual leader of Los Angeles’ IKAR community thinks she knows me, though.
A man with a dark complexion, sporting what is known locally as a “Herzl” beard — named in honor of the Zionist
Here are the final thoughts from the late Sen. John McCain
Less than a year ago I decided it was high time for me to visit Hebron. After all, Hebron is the world's oldest Jewish city,
When I thInk of religion, I think of a painting my brother drew when he was 8 years old. It’s a picture of my childhood church,
I am delighted to announce the forthcoming arrival of my first daughter: Siri Alexa Freed.
The cosmic principle of the High Holy Days season is teshuvah, which, is often translated as “repentance” and sounds severe and judgmental.
“To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric,” stated German philosopher Theodor Adorno. Jews did, of course, create all types of art...
If you want to better understand why peace between Israel and the Palestinians is a hopeless illusion, read Raja Shehadeh’s response...
If you’re like a lot of American Jews, you’ve gotten pretty worked up lately about the Nation- State Law, the questioning of Peter...
We live in an era of “social justice.” By “social justice,” people typically mean a panoply of left-leaning policy priorities.
Expert Richard Greene, explains why people fear public speaking more than death, and discusses the abuse of language in the era of Trump.
I have said some things on podcasts and on Twitter that have raised questions. I am hoping to answer those questions so people...
What is the Jewish take on happiness? It's probably not what you think. Rabbi Mordecai Finley discusses his provocative essay in...
On-campus BDS campaigns in 2017-18 were notable for their extremist rhetoric and isolating actions. Everything from a coalition of...
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