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August 28, 2015  RSS feed

Scholar-in-Residence to bring sweet stories to Temple Beth-El

Lecturer, blogger and author Rabbi Deborah Prinz will be the Scholar-in-Residence at Temple Beth-El in St. Petersburg on Sunday, Oct. 18.  More...

Matisyahu affair: In Europe conflating Jew and Israeli

A Spanish music festival’s recent decision to rescind its invitation to the American reggae singer Matisyahu, after he declined to endorse a Palestinian state, brought international attention to a phenomenon that many European Jews have been feeling for years: that they are being targeted for Israel’s actions.  More...

Which month marks Jewish New Year?

Tishrei is among the most well-known months on the Hebrew calendar because it contains the High Holidays and marks the beginning of the year. Or so it seems.  More...

Amy Schumer’s childhood rabbi dishes on Hebrew school antics

Comedian Amy Schumer’s childhood rabbi has dished up a few tasty, albeit kosher, tidbits about the foulmouthed funny girl’s childhood, writing a sweet, joke-speckled post about her Hebrew school antics for Religion News Service.  More...

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