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Hatkivah: controversy and variations – Part 2Although Israel’s national anthem is beloved by many, that admiration is not universal. Some people claim that the hymn is overly secular....read more...
GUEST VOICE: Eshet Chayil a template for modern womenAs a modern religious woman, I often find myself reflecting on the wisdom of our sages, especially when I read ancient texts that remain so relevant...read more...
Week of April 30, 2015The beauty of a group I would like to express my disappointment and disbelief that an article in The CJN would insult group bat mitzvahs (“...read more...
Does Oskar Groening deserve leniency?Oskar Groening, currently standing trial in Lunenburg, Germany, may not be the last Nazi prosecuted for war crimes committed during the Holocaust. In...read more...
Are rabbis spectators or players?  Sports can be a powerful rhetorical tool to illuminate truths about Jewish life and help religious leaders connect with their congregants...read more...
When ‘Zionism’ becomes a dirty wordTo Israel activists, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s cancellation of Valentina Lisitsa’s piano solo earlier this month is worrisome....read more...
The magic of Israeli moviesThere’s something about the experience of going to the movies that makes magic. The darkened room, the fellowship of audience, the larger-than-...read more...
Shivah visitation: a modest proposalOne area of life that Judaism gets a great deal of admiration for is the way it approaches death and beyond, including the seven-day mourning period...read more...
BACKSTORY Adam: male and female?In Genesis, we read that “God created man in His image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” We also...read more...
Q&A Rabbi Deborah Waxman: Reconstructionism has expansive view of JudaismRabbi Deborah Waxman, who was appointed head of the Reconstructionist movement and president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC), the...read more...

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