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Minor Earthquake Near the Kineret

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T’shuva Movement Pioneer Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein Dead at 82

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Shaked: Court’s Intervention in Knesset, Government Work Distorts Democracy

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Armored Troops, Border Guards, Furious at Amona Assignment: We Didn’t Enlist to Evict Jews

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USMC General (ret.) James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis Reported to Be Next Secy of Defense

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Power Outage in Jerusalem As Storm Snaps Trees, Damaging Cars

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Celebration, Challenges as Ethiopian Community Celebrates Sigd Festival

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Internet Consortium at TAU to Invest in Next-Generation Internet of Things

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Obama Renews Presidential Waiver Keeping US Embassy in Tel Aviv

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More Israeli Arabs Who Planned to Join ISIS Sentenced to Prison

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Israeli Minister Yuval Steinitz: Abu Mazen is Israel’s “Number One Enemy”

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Israeli Ambassador to Turkey Arrives in Ankara

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Israeli Border Guard Officers Hurt in Stoning Attack

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Netanyahu Thanks Uruguayan Foreign Minister for Nov. 29 Vote

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Ancient Inscription Identifies Gargilius Antiques as Roman Ruler on Eve of Bar Kochva Revolt

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It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

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Erdan: 90% of Israel’s Waste Water Recycled, 4 Times Higher than Anywhere Else

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Anglo-Israel Cardiovascular Conference Defies Academic BDS

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Police Detain Minor at Kotel Plaza for Tearing Up Reform

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: September 27th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Sukkot's the only festival sharing the pilgrimage cycle & part of Tishrei sequence-hence, double JOY

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Posted on: September 17th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

“We received Torah from Moses” or “from our parents” isn't enough. We must write our "own" scroll

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: September 2nd, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Happiness is not the central value of the Torah. Occurring ten times more is the word "simcha," JOY

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: August 27th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

If we parents fail to honor responsibilities then society’s children will pay the price for our sins

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: August 20th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Moshe wasn't the last of the prophets. How would Israel discern his true successors from the false?

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: August 7th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Three moments, sharing the same message, made a deep impression on me: Greatness is humility.

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: July 31st, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Amongst the greatest disagreements in Judaism is the understanding of the 1st of the 10 Commandments

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: July 23rd, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

"When a king dies his power ends; when a prophet dies his influence begins" & their words echo today

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: July 9th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Sharing influence is like lighting a candle with another: it doesn't mean having less; you have more

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: July 2nd, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

All agree that Jews ARE different. How? Why? The Bible's answer is surprising and profound.

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: June 25th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Of Chukkim “Satan and the nations of the world made fun.” They may appear irrational & superstitious

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: June 19th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Heaven answered Moshe dramatically. He was proved right. End of revolt. End of story- Not at all...

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Posted on: June 11th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

There's no obligation TO wear tzitzit; opting to wear them symbolizes free acceptance of the mitzvot

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: June 4th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Sadly, we're no longer an edah; We've fissured and fractured: Orthodox & Reform; religious & secular

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: May 14th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

This week's parshah inspired the Jubilee 2000 initiative leading to debt cancellation of $34 biilion

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: March 26th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Rambam: Eating blood's forbidden because connected to idolatry;Ramban: We're affected by what we eat

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Posted on: March 19th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Why should unintentional sins require atonement? What guilt exists when requisite intent is lacking?

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Posted on: March 12th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Like Shabbat points to something beyond time, the people Israel points to something beyond history

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: March 4th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The Sabbath is a full dress rehearsal for an ideal society that has not yet come to pass-but will

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: February 26th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Jewish prayer is a convergence of 2 modes of biblical spirituality, exemplified by Moses and Aaron

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