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Rav Dessler and Dale Carnegie Rav Dessler and Dale Carnegie Translation of Rav Yoel Catane’s article in Hama’ayan, April 1992. I don’t base my faith in academic findings, which can change quickly. But it’s nice to get support every once in a while New Evidence on When Bible Was Written: Ancient Shopping Lists An analysis of handwriting on ancient pottery ...

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Israeli Orthodox rabbis draft gay inclusion guidelines Israeli Orthodox rabbis draft gay ‘containment’ document The Beit Hillel rabbinical group said the manifesto is Israel’s 1st of its kind, and is designed to help faith communities to ‘better contain’ homosexual members. Canada Thinks It Has a Better Way to Defend Religious Freedom (h/t FT) Canada Thinks It Has a Better Way ...

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TIME’s ‘Is God Dead?’ Cover Turns 50 TIME’s ‘Is God Dead?’ Cover Turns 50 How the April 8, 1966, cover of TIME set off a firestorm Pew study Restrictions on Women’s Religious Attire Many countries have laws that ban or limit women from wearing religious attire in public places. By comparison, far fewer countries require women to wear particular types ...

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Synagogue tsores driving stressed rabbis to join trade union Synagogue tsores driving stressed rabbis to join trade union | The Jewish Chronicle It’s a long way from the bimah to the picket line, but more and more rabbis are joining the trade union Unite. The organisation now has 25 Jewish “faith workers” among its members – including at least 14 ...

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Streit’s Matzos Documentary Premieres as Factory Faces Demolition Streit’s Matzos Documentary Premieres as Factory Faces Demolition “Streit’s Matzo and the American Dream” follows the family business as it decided to close its factory. Rosa Parks breaking down barriers Orthodox woman is first to take title of rabbi Lila Kagedan, who leads Mount Freedom Jewish Center in Randolph, New Jersey, is ...

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R Jeremy Stern is a Jewish hero Why Prenup-Bashing Destroys More Than It Builds: A Response to The Prenup’s Critics Any suggestion to help resolve the plight of agunot , or “chained women,” whose husbands won’t grant them a religious divorce, must be taken seriously, so we read Shayna Zamkanei’s article with great interest. Zamkanei argues that the Halakhic Prenuptial ...

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The connection between intermarriage and anti-Israel politics If American Jews and Israel Are Drifting Apart, What’s the Reason? The conventional wisdom says the problem is Israel. It’s wrong. Arrogant? Here’s how to become humble Arrogant? Here’s how to become humble Arrogant? Here’s how to become humble by Michael Mantell, PhD SAN DIEGO — Of course, those who really need this ...

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A subversive Devar Torah presented to Rabbis for Human Rights Weekly parasha: When human rights becomes as strange fire In his commentary to Parashat Shemini, Rabbi Gideon Sylvester reminds us of the delicate balance Israeli human rights organisations exist wi This will lead to chaos State must recognize private Orthodox conversions, court says Landmark ruling means rabbinate will no longer ...

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Your Spiritual Crisis Has 214 Likes Your Spiritual Crisis Has 214 Likes When our spiritual journeys are traveled in public, is there any room for the still, small voice of God? NY Reform rabbi seeks spirituality in all the wrong places NY Reform rabbi seeks spirituality in all the wrong places After searching for years in ashrams in India, yeshivas ...

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A Blow against Religious Freedom in Georgia A Blow against Religious Freedom in Georgia Struck by big business. At Israel’s mikvahs, women claim verbal abuse and unwanted touching At Israel’s mikvahs, women claim verbal abuse and unwanted touching The mistreatment issue has entered public discussion over a bill that would solidify control of public mikvahs by the country’s haredi Orthodox ...

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