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Passover: Israel style

March 20th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

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 facet of life in the weeks ... Read More


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Conversation with… David Moss

March 20th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

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 Judaica artist, describing himself as “illuminator, ... Read More


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Shabbat Hagadol Tzav

March 19th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

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] the hearts of the parents through ... Read More


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SLICE of LIFE

March 13th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

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 like matz and it doesn’t like ... Read More


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Jewish Ledger Guide to Summer Camp

March 6th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

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 pool, skate park, zip-line. Enroll Today. ... Read More


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A new spin on ‘Exodus’

March 5th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

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 heroes behind the real-life Exodus was ... Read More


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KOLOT: Saving FACEBOOK

March 5th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

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. While I had neither hoped for ... Read More


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TORAHPortion: Vayakhel Pekudei

March 5th, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin The details of the construction of the Sanctuary together with all of its furnishings and the garments of the Priest-Kohanim are painstakingly and exquisitely described when God issues the commandment (in the portions ... Read More


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