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Streamed biennial meeting will tackle the challenges and promises of life online
Parshah (Weekly Torah)
It can all feel so crippling, that it seems like there’s no way out. This week's Torah portion teaches us that there is!
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Full lights lit in response to last week’s antisemitic attack

Joseph wanted to raise the Egyptians to a higher spiritual and moral plane. So he arranged that they be circumcised. That way, perhaps the exile destined upon his people would be shortened.

The plan backfired. Rather than alleviating the Egyptian exile, Joseph empowered the Egyptians to oppress his people yet more...

The Jewish Woman
Feelings of jealousy and anger are indicators of a need for greater connection with ourselves and G‑d.
The Jewish Woman
Is there any escape from mother guilt and feeling lousy?
Jewish Holidays
Rabbi Moses Sofer, known as the Chatam Sofer (1762–1839), writes that in most synagogues that he visited, they lit with beeswax. Was this ideal?
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Jewish light in the small Balkan nation shines more brilliantly than ever
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Awareness campaign launched by the Rebbe in 1973 reaches new heights in 2021
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António Guterres is honored with kindling the shamash candle
The Jewish Woman
Shifting from a mindset of loneliness to abundance
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A Chassidic designer created the digital menorah which blends Judaism and cutting-edge technology
Ethics & Morality
Are there any issues I should be careful to avoid when approaching religious Jews on the topic of sustainability?
Jewish News
Bringing the joy of the holiday to more people than ever before

I learned the meaning of love from a drunk. I once passed two drunks drinking in a gutter and overheard the following conversation between them:
Drunk #1: "I love you!"
Drunk #2: "No you don't."
Drunk #1: "Yes, yes, I do. I love you with all my heart."
Drunk #2: "No you don't. If you love me, why don't you know what hurts me?"

– Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Barditchov
Death of Jacob Frank (1791)
Jacob Frank claimed to be the reincarnation of the false Messiah Shabbetai Zvi. In the mid-1700’s, he... Read More »
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