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    Rabbi Irwin Kula of the National Center for Jewish Learning and Leadership says Yom Kippur and the High Holidays are about life, not death. The paradox, he says, is that “one of the great ways to focus ourselves on life is to think about death.” More

    September 25, 2009 | Comments (1)

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    Read new translations of three psalms that are part of the liturgy of the Jewish High Holy Days. More

    September 25, 2009 | Comments (1)

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    In the words of a new translation of Psalm 27, the psalm most associated with the Jewish High Holidays, “Your face, God, is what I constantly search for.” More

    September 17, 2009 | Comments (3)

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    Rabbi Irwin Kula, president of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, says everything having to do with Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is designed “to help us make teshuva, return to that deepest path that we know we want to be on.” More

    September 11, 2009 | Comments (2)

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    "On Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur thousands of people gather together and go through many, many prayers in which we ask ourselves, how have I done?"

    September 11, 2009 | Comments (3)

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    "We're already practicing tikkun olam--repairing the world--in our day-to-day lives," says Jonathan Graboies, a resident of Moishe House in New Orleans, "so in a way we're being Jewish even without being in the synagogue."

    August 28, 2009 | Comments (4)

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    An interactive museum in Brooklyn teaches children and their families the universal values rooted in Jewish tradition.

    August 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

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    Dr. Joseph Tate delivers babies the old-fashioned way, using methods some obstetricians call risky. But his patients say God guides his hands. More

    August 14, 2009 | Comments (44)

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    RABBI LAWRENCE TROSTER (GreenFaith): To be bar-mitzvahed is to come of age in the Jewish tradition. For women, it’s bat mitzvah. Many years ago, the rabbis had to create, what you might say, a legal definition of what it meant … More

    August 14, 2009 | Comments (11)

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    Jazz musician Dave Brubeck says "when I write a piece, a sacred piece, I’m looking hard and trying to discover what I’m about, and what my parents were about and the world is about."

    July 10, 2009 | Comments (13)

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