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A Film Unfinished

Today marks the official U.S. opening of the shocking, award-winning documentary, “A Film Unfinished.” In the definitely “stranger than fiction” category, the film reveals… A lost reel of Nazi propaganda labeled “Ghetto.” Survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto and German cameramen … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Synchronicity

You never know quite what will happen when you’re in Israel. Last night was no exception. I was visiting with a dear friend, Rabbi Yitzchak Schwartz, and as we were walking through the streets of the historic neighborhood where he … Continue reading

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Whither American Jewry?

By Caroline Glick Reprinted from the Jerusalem Post During a recent speaking tour in Canada, MK Nahman Shai (Kadima) shocked some of his hosts when he said that his primary goal in politics today is to bring down the Netanyahu … Continue reading

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(Super) Circumcise Me!

The first time Christopher Campbell converted to Judaism, he changed his name to Yisrael and got circumcised. He became a Reform Jew. The second time he converted to Judaism, he became a Conservative Jew. He got circumcised again. The next … Continue reading

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Welcoming Jews of Color

The Welcoming Synagogues List on the Jewish Multiracial Network offers a list of synagogues multiracial families and individual Jews of color have felt comfortable attending and are now recommending to others. The list does not yet include synagogues outside the … Continue reading

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Chag Sameach

Israeli Lior Kaminetsky is an internationally renowned violinist currently living in Los Angeles. He recently returned from a concert tour through Jewish communities in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia. “I was honored,” Lior says, “to have a unique interaction with … Continue reading

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¡Felíz Año Neuvo y Felíz Sukkot!

The upcoming Esencia de Judaismo/Essence of Judaism Sukkot Celebration embodies the essence of the biblical phrase, “Sukkat Shalom/Tabernacle of Peace.” A project of the American Jewish Committee, this event brings together Christian Latino leaders with rabbis sharing with them the … Continue reading

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