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The true story of an Appalachian family of 12 who converted to Judaism.
South African leader's long relationship with community veered between supportive and hostile.
Don’t let your fear hold you back.
Sign this petition and help save a 6-year-old Jewish boy.
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When listening to others is a bad idea.
Discovering that Judaism and creativity are not at odds with each other.
Like autumn leaves, when times are tough, our true colors come out.
Torah wisdom, the Next World, and the Land of Israel.
Working on your marriage may be the most important thing you’ll do to ensure your children’s emotional health.
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Our home is not Club Med. It is not a place where anything goes.
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5 critical lessons I learned along the way.
For starters, stop calling them “single.”
A 7-point guide to the Jewish coming-of-age ceremony.
Most children raised in interfaith families lack the tools and knowledge to make informed choices.
The significance of dreams in Jewish thought.
Practical and relevant insights on the weekly parsha.
Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
Fasting enables us to discover what is truly important to us.
That day in the doctor's office, I lit a match and threw it onto the Holy Temple.
The Tenth of Tevet marks Nebuchadnezzar's siege of Jerusalem 2,500 years ago. What is the message for us today?
One day commemorates a variety of Jewish tragedies.
10 Things Yasser Arafat May Actually have Died From.
New Jewish words for Jewish young adults like… “gefiltering.”
How does nature inspire you?
Nissim Black’s search for light amidst the darkness.
Why should I be grateful?
Love comes in many guises.
April 25, 2011
May 19, 2011 6:56 PM
becuse u give up of urslef u fell like u have more then other person
April 28, 2011 9:24 AM
my purpose for existing
Everybody wants to know their purpose for being alive on this earth, I know mine. It's to help as many people as I can, in any way I can. Now, I'm not talking materially ( I am not Wealthy in that way), but in small ways , mainly by making them smile in their everyday lives, and taking away some of the tension in their daily living. So, one does not have to have material things to give to help another human being, which is what we all are, no matter who we are or what we look like. So, if everyone would help just one person, we'd have a much happier world. GO OUT AND DO IT!!!
April 27, 2011 7:27 PM
Brought tears to my eyes
This brought tears to my eyes, although I have not been as down as this, but we are close to it. We lost our home as my hours were cut from work, my husband was diagnosed with terminal cancer at this same time as the loss of our home, and my new job did not meet the bills, we were almost out on the street. Now my husband has passed, and we are as before, just praying that we can keep the rent being paid along with the bills. I am grateful to our Elohim for what we have and pray for these others. It is a heart situation.
April 26, 2011 3:58 PM
In nearly all of the cases of receiving their checks, all of the "owners" of these organizations have stated, "This will go to help so many people." In one episode, the lady receiving the check said, "I've never had anyone believe in me in this way."
All of these episodes bring tears to my and wife's eyes. Only when we personally get involved with the giving, unconditionally, do we receive a benefit. Government programs do not create the same results or lives changed.
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Jon Stewart obviously doesn't know the meaning of Hanukkah. What would you tell him?
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