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Impostors in Hassidic Garb

Impostors in Hassidic Garb

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These insane Jews embraced the disciples and followers of their ancestors' murderers and have been spit out by the Torah world.

A Chanukah Carol

A Chanukah Carol

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In one moment of silence, my Jewish identity was born.

Retro Kippah

Retro Kippah

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Resuscitating a spark from the bar mitzvah days.

Exploring Jewish Identity in Hungary

Exploring Jewish Identity in Hungary

by Rachelle Grossman

I was looking at myself by looking at others.

Poland and the Jews

Poland and the Jews

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An interview with Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Poland's Chief Rabbi.

Anorexia: Starving in the Land of Plenty

Anorexia: Starving in the Land of Plenty

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Without warning, anorexia kidnapped my 15-year-old daughter.

Adoption: Filling the Void

Adoption: Filling the Void

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Creating Jewish families through adoption.

Blessing Inc

Blessing Inc

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The Puah Institute provides fertility counseling and assistance for couples throughout the world.

If You Were Born a Jew

If You Were Born a Jew

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You're descended from a long line of idealistic heroes and heroines.

My Son, the Teacher

My Son, the Teacher

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I told my kids that the two most important things are Jewish education and the State of Israel. How was I to know that they were actually listening?

A Soviet Simchat Torah

A Soviet Simchat Torah

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For the Jews of Soviet Russia who celebrated nothing else, Simchat Torah was enough to transmit the full weight of what it means to be a Jew.

The Jewish Singles Scene

The Jewish Singles Scene

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It's not their problem, it's all of ours!

One Big Family

One Big Family

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It doesn't take a war for a country to unite and feel like family. There's always Sukkot.

Returning Home

Returning Home

by Idan Avni

People can change. Meet Avraham Sinai -- a former Shi'ite from Lebanon who converted to Judaism.

So What if She's Older than Me?

So What if She's Older than Me?

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Three weeks ago I did something I have never ever done before. I danced at a cemetery.

Armchair Generals

Armchair Generals

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Although there may be no real solution at hand, here are two important points about this last war.

Peace in Israel: A Jewish Perspective

Peace in Israel: A Jewish Perspective

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Peace in Israel is possible, but ultimately not through the force of arms.

Hezbollah's Final Solution

Hezbollah's Final Solution

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The Iran-Hezbollah axis is the greatest threat to world peace, to Jewish survival, to Western values, and to civilization.

Front Lines, Back Lines

Front Lines, Back Lines

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As immigrants who chose to live in Israel, we came to immerse ourselves in the great pride of our nation, as well as its great pain.

Overcoming the Separation

Overcoming the Separation

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Identification with the suffering of our fellow Jews is not automatic. It requires work.

Sorry, Danny

Sorry, Danny

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After 20 years of story telling, the realization hits that it was at someone else's expense.

The Conversion Vaccine

The Conversion Vaccine

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The best defense to the ambitious "Jews for Jesus" missionary campaign.

Stop the Loneliness

Stop the Loneliness

by A Lonely SFJ

Don't let what happened to me happen to one more single person.

Out of School

Out of School

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An 8th grader pleads for understanding.

Being British for 350 years

Being British for 350 years

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My family has been in Britain for 350 years. Perhaps it is time for a change.

Shiva Works

Shiva Works

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The shiva for my father centered on the joy of his life, not his death.

Daniel Wultz Remembered

Daniel Wultz Remembered

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Daniel touched those who knew him with his passion for life, family, Judaism and Israel. His short life can still touch yours.

Why A.B.Yehoshua Is Wrong

Why A.B.Yehoshua Is Wrong

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Maybe, just maybe, Judaism -- Jewish belief and practice as prescribed by the Jewish religious tradition -- is the key to Jewish continuity.

Best of Both Worlds

Best of Both Worlds

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The fears I had about putting my daughter in a Jewish day school were fears I really had for myself.

The Rabbi and the Professor

The Rabbi and the Professor

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A true story for Israel Remembrance Day.

Lost Amid the Pyramids

Lost Amid the Pyramids

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Passover is about redeeming our core identity.

Person First, Disability Later

Person First, Disability Later

by Robin A. Meltzer

My daughter is a unique individual, not a diagnosis.

The End of French Jewry?

The End of French Jewry?

by Gabrielle Birkner

After the horrific murder of Ilan Halimi and three subsequent anti-Semitic attacks, pressure to flee growing for some, and dismissed by others.

The Man on the Street

The Man on the Street

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My one minute encounter in Hungary reflected all the despair and all the hopeful triumph of the Jewish people in exile.

Seeking God in New Orleans

Seeking God in New Orleans

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Rebuilding post-Katrina, amidst water, fire and vandals.

The Halimi Murder

The Halimi Murder

by the Jerusalem Post

The grisly murder of Ilan Halimi should concern the entire Jewish world.

Villainy Early Detection System

Villainy Early Detection System

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Anti-Semitism as the world's Big Alarm.

First Class Jew

First Class Jew

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Suddenly my flight was upgraded, and I began to view the world differently.

Spielberg Phone Home

Spielberg Phone Home

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Munich is a distortion of truth and morality.

Light in the Strangest of Places

Light in the Strangest of Places

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At a Grateful Dead concert one Chanukah, I felt like the only Jew in the world. Then an amazing thing happened.

The Candles and the Tree

The Candles and the Tree

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A child who sees no difference between the flames of the menorah and the twinkling lights of the tree.

Shedding Light on Anti-Semitism

Shedding Light on Anti-Semitism

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Chanukah's uncomfortable message.

Ma's Intermarriage Game

Ma's Intermarriage Game

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The decision to marry a Jew evolved from being my mother's choice, to finally my own choice.

Jews and the Jewish Birthrate

Jews and the Jewish Birthrate

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Low fertility and high intermarriage are pushing American Jewry toward extinction.

Don't Call Him Doctor

Don't Call Him Doctor

by Judy Siegel-Itzkovich

One rabbi, untrained in medicine, is perhaps the leading medical expert in all of Israel.

Dancing with the Torah

Dancing with the Torah

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A true Simchat Torah story.

Safe in the City

Safe in the City

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I wanted an evening filled with the magic experience of Sukkot, but I was getting in the way.

The Rabbi and Katrina

The Rabbi and Katrina

by Rabbi Yisroel Shiff

A deeper look at the storm's impact from a spiritual leader in New Orleans.

Campus Surprise

Campus Surprise

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At a growing number of university campuses, ignorant and hostile anti-Israel sentiment has become the lingua franca of an influential chattering class.

A Jewish American Hero

A Jewish American Hero

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Ted Rubin, a Holocaust survivor and Korean War hero, is being recognized this Friday with a long overdue Medal of Honor.

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