Friday, May 25, 2018
“I will describe myself as a rabbi, that’s what I’ve trained to do," said Dina Brawer, a graduate of Yeshivat Maharat in New York.
Sunday's event was planned by three non-Jewish friends after a man was attacked while wearing a yarmulke.
“Today, we all wear kippah," Berlin's mayor said at an event held in response to an anti-Semitic incident there last week.
The Collegiate Moot Beit Din competition asked teams of students to construct modern legal cases based on millennia-old texts.
Israeli Jews are the siblings who have broken with old family ways, writes a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.
Some 87 percent of the Haggadah readers also keep kosher for Passover, according to the Jewish People Policy Institute survey for the Israeli Judaism project.
From a deconstructed seder plate, to one inspired by Egyptian pyramids, these designs put a creative twist on the traditional Passover item.
Jewish diversity and the global refugee crisis are among the themes of new seder supplements.
A progressive faith tradition must make itself heard, writes the chief executive officer of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.
If passed a third time, the legislation would expose in Israel any Jew found guilty of unjustly refusing to grant his wife a divorce.

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