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The Old New Synagogue or Altneuschul, located in Josefov, Prague, is Europe's oldest active synagogue and the oldest surviving medieval synagogue of twin-nave design.
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Can't handle those blueprint Torah portions? Can't understand the knobs and flowers on the Menorah? Don't worry about it - Moses has a tough time too! Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai for a discussion that is part engineering, part art, and 100% the sweet Torah of Zion. Plus: your emails!
Here's 7 easy ways to help others this Thanksgiving.
Leonard Cohen passed away this week at age 82.
The Trumportunity of a lifetime!!! Yishai speaks in front of a gentile audience as Donald Trump wins the US presidency! Share the moment and learn what the improbable victory could mean for Israel. Then, a powerful Spiritual Cafe about the Torah portion of Lech Lecha (starts at hour 1 minute 19). Rabbi Mike Feuer and Yishai discuss God's call to Abraham to leave his native land, go to the Promise Land, fight wars, circumcise his flesh, and finally, perfect the whole world. Finally, Aliyah Day is born as a celebration of the ingathering of the exiles to Israel!!
Bernard Shapero said that “the whole exhibition shows the positive side of Judaism. There’s no Holocaust material or anti-Semitic material, which forms a large part of collecting in this field.”
My Genizah is a hard-edge, personal commentary on the making of the Jewish archive from the documents of the Genizah.
The vast majority of respondents said staying closed or open on Shabbat should be left to them to decide, while 19% preferred that the decision be enforced by the authorities.
Earlier in the month, Rosh Hashana overshadowed New York Fashion Week, with shows by Carolina Herrera and Tommy Hilfiger suffering the consequences.
Get ready for the Day of Atonement with Rabbi Mike Feuer and Yishai. Why does Rosh HaShana precede Yom Kippur? Why is the scapegoat used as a scapegoat? Why do we dunk in the ritual bath before the great day? And is Yom Kippur a joyful or mournful day? Join Yishai and Rav Mike and get your Spiritual Caffein from Jerusalem - and Shana Tova!
Anti-Semitism continues to rise in England, and this summer particularly in London.
Engaged Jewish couples can enter to win a prayer shawl tied with the ancient "ptil tekhelet" blue woolen thread.
The Torah scroll held by IDF Chief Rabbi Shlomo Goren returned to the Western Wall this week with 75 others for the Jewish souls lost in last year's war.
Anti-Semites torch a Holy Ark and scrawl swastikas at a popular Jerusalem synagogue; thieves steal a Torah scroll in Ramat HaSharon.
Israel's farmers brought the first fruits of the field to Pres. Reuven Rivlin and his wife Nechama on this eve of Shavuoth.
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