Tag: Jewish

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    The temporary dwellings built during the Jewish festival of Sukkot “remind us that in some ways all of life is really temporary, and life is very fragile,” says Dani Passow. More

    October 1, 2010 | Comments

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    Novelist Allegra Goodman say that entering into the minds of religious people is “a very rich place to be as a writer.” Her new book is called “The Cookbook Collector, “and we spoke with her at the National Book Festival in Washington, DC. More

    September 28, 2010 | Comments

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    View a picture gallery of 21st -century sukkahs that explore themes of the Jewish Feast of the Tabernacles such shelter, hunger, sustenance, hospitality, and the temporary nature of all that surrounds us. More

    September 24, 2010 | Comments

  • thumb01-yomkippur

    “One day a year we make a journey in the company of the whole community of Israel—all of us together, each of us alone.”
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    September 16, 2010 | Comments

  • thumb01-shofar

    The blast of the shofar during the High Holy Days, says Rabbi Irwin Tanenbaum, “sends a shiver. We can be better than we are.” More

    September 3, 2010 | Comments

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    Washington, DC religious leaders spoke against rising anti-Muslim rhetoric at an August 30 press conference, and some of them also shared their thoughts about the recent rally on the National Mall organized by conservative commentator Glenn Beck. More

    September 1, 2010 | Comments

  • thumb01-interfaithdivorce

    “The fear people have is that if my child is raised in the other parent’s religion, then the child will grow closer to the other parent,” says one interfaith family mediator. More

    August 27, 2010 | Comments

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    “We can open up the question of financial incentives” for organ donations “without worrying about undue coercive pressures.” More

    August 20, 2010 | Comments

  • thumb01-jewishmuseum

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

    July 30, 2010 | Comments

  • thumb2-illuminatedpsalms

    View a gallery of images illuminating the psalms by Hebrew manuscript artist Debra Band.

    July 2, 2010 | Comments

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