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By the Numbers
23 Facts About the Jews of Rome

Neither Ashkenazim nor Sephardim, Rome’s Jews have a 2,000-year-old history, their own dialect, and a rich and ancient culture.
18 Short (Authentic) Zohar Quotes

The Zohar is the foundational text of the Kabbalah. Written in Aramaic, it cites the teachings of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai and others.
10 Qustions: Take the Talmud Quiz

What do you know about this major work of Jewish scholarship? This is your chance to test your Talmudic smarts and have fun!
Your Questions
Does My Son Need a Traditional Bris?

Is there a substantive reason to have a circumcision performed by a mohel, rather than a doctor? What about medical concerns?
Parshah
Be Like a Bee!

Like the bee who buzzes around and collects nectar, we, too, are tasked with moseying about and collecting sweet things.
The Little Moses in You

In every Jewish soul there exists a spark of Moses. And in every generation, there is a Moses who imparts that inspiration to the people of his time.
Voices
The Exiled Rabbi and the Executed Poet: A Soviet Jewish Story

A telling interaction between Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson and Peretz Markish during the height of Stalinist terror
The ‘Needless’ Pidyon Haben

I found it very moving to be present at this quite rare ceremony for only the second time in my life.
A Forgotten Wallet, a Free Chicken … and Gratitude

As the cashier began processing my items, I reached into my purse to retrieve a credit card. Instead, I realized at that moment that my wallet was not there.
Lifestyle
How to Make Pizza Ebraica

An Italian Jewish Cookie Studded with Fruit and Nuts
A person should sell the roof-beams of his home to buy shoes for his feet
— Talmud, Shabbat 129a
Print Magazine

You shall eat, you shall be satisfied, and you shall bless G‑d, your G‑d… (Deut. 8:10)

Baruch…

Allow me to draw deeply into my tangible reality…

Attah…

You.

You as You are here now within everything and yet not grasped by any of them,

You as You are everywhere, yet beyond time and space,

You, just You...

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