Faith: Jewish

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    The Chabad-Lubavitch movement formed decades ago with the intention to reach out to the Jewish people, regardless of background, to teach them about their faith. More

    December 5, 2008 | Comments

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    Winning the Catholic vote could be the key to victory in the swing state of Pennsylvania where Jewish voters are also being courted. The contest in working-class areas of the state like Scranton is particularly intense. More

    October 17, 2008 | Comments

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    Meat is kosher if it has been prepared according to Jewish law and certified so by a rabbi. But what if the plant managers were accused of unfair labor practices?

    October 3, 2008 | Comments

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    Read more from the interview about the Jewish High Holidays with Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz, president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.

    September 26, 2008 | Comments

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    Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz, president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia, explains the Jewish High Holiday concepts of sin, repentance, and forgiveness. More

    September 26, 2008 | Comments

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    Now, a profile of a devout man of apparently boundless energy who teaches children how to play soccer -- and a lot more.

    August 8, 2008 | Comments

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    Menachem Youlus, a Torah scribe who has been called the Indiana Jones of rabbis, has traveled to dangerous places all over the world in his mission to find, rescue, and recover sacred Torah scrolls.

    August 1, 2008 | Comments

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    “People never thought they would stay so long, for 60 years,” says Olfat Mahmoud, director of the Women’s Humanitarian Organization. There are some four and a half million Palestinian refugees. Many live in the West Bank and Gaza, while others took refuge in Arab states such as Lebanon. More

    June 20, 2008 | Comments

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    We remember the Holocaust today with a profile of the late Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, a Jewish troubadour in the 1960s and '70s who preached love and peace and whose music has become a staple of religious observances in Jewish synagogues and homes.

    May 2, 2008 | Comments

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    Jewish prayer shawls are called tallit. The elaborately braided fringes, the tzitzit, on the four corners of the shawls, represent God’s 613 commandments to the Jews. We discovered a synagogue with a class in which boys and girls preparing for their coming of age ceremonies, bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs, make their own tallit. More

    February 8, 2008 | Comments

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