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Passover: Israel style

Passover: Israel style

By Judy Lash Balint/JNS.org JERUSALEM—Not every Israeli observes Passover, but every Israeli knows Passover is coming. Preparations for the seven-day holiday are impossible to ignore and encroach on almost every… Read more »

Conversation with… David Moss

Conversation with… David Moss

World renowned Judaica artist sees himself as a “transformer  of Jewish texts, objects, spaces and souls” 
 By Cindy Mindell David Moss is much more than a Jewish artist or… Read more »

Shabbat Hagadol Tzav

Shabbat Hagadol Tzav

By Shlomo Riskin ‘Behold, I send you Elijah the Prophet before the coming of the great and awesome day of the Lord. And he [Elijah] will turn [back to God]… Read more »

Israeli filmmaker dips and soars with ‘Dolphin Boy’

Israeli filmmaker dips and soars with ‘Dolphin Boy’

by Michael Fox Like a native Angeleno, Dani Menkin effortlessly conducts a phone interview from his car without missing a beat, or his exit. The energetic filmmaker isn’t a native,… Read more »

Conversation with….Steven M. Alper and Sarah Knapp

Conversation with….Steven M. Alper and Sarah Knapp

In 1985, actor and playwright Mark Harelik set out to tell the story of his Jewish immigrant grandfather, Haskel Harelik, who in 1909 fled the pogroms in Czarist Russia with… Read more »

TORAHPortion: Vayikra

TORAHPortion: Vayikra

By Shlomo Riskin If the Jewish state could be revived virtually from the ashes of destruction after 2,000 years, then why hasn’t the Sanhedrin, the great Jewish court of the… Read more »

SLICE of LIFE

SLICE of LIFE

By Eileen Goltz Pesach brings me to new levels of creative crazy when I’m trying to find recipes that don’t contain any matz. I don’t, or rather my tummy doesn’t… Read more »

Jewish Ledger Guide to Summer Camp

Jewish Ledger Guide to Summer Camp

Camp Half Moon Camp Half Moon is celebrating 91 amazing summers in the Berkshires. Experience the adventure and excitement this summer with over 45 elective activities. Beautiful lakeside campus, heated… Read more »

A new spin on ‘Exodus’

A new spin on ‘Exodus’

By STEVE MAAS/JNS.ORG When most people think of the refugee ship “Exodus,” the Paul Newman movie and Leon Uris novel come to mind. Not many know that one of the… Read more »

KOLOT: Saving FACEBOOK

KOLOT: Saving FACEBOOK

By Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs “Rabbi Fuchs to Have Open Heart Surgery,” read a late-June 1996 headline on the first page of the local news section of The Nashville Banner…. Read more »

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