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Camp leaders took down all the flags for Shabbat, "since there is no peace and also to relieve the sadness and anger that some feel."
A sign next to the defaced wall read: 'Temple De Hirsch Sinai is aware of this graffiti. We are choosing to leave it exposed for the time being.'
As of Saturday, some 60,000 travelers from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen whose visas had been revoked are welcome to visit the US with a valid visa.
A prominent Republican Jewish real estate developer in Seattle backs away from supporting Donald Trump after locals turn up the heat.
A former black hip-hop rapper has completed, along with his wife, the conversion as Orthodox Jews and married - along with another black couple...
The ads are already running on the sides of San Francisco buses, they began running today, September 24th, in New York City, and they were scheduled to begin appearing in the Washington, D.C. metro system. However, the DC system balked, citing the violent rioting by Muslims allegedly inflamed by a YouTube video which represents, so Geller initiated an emergency court action at the end of last week to enforce her First Amendment rights.
In the solidarity business, life can be unpredictable. Take, for instance, the story of the LGBT commission representing the gay community in Seattle, which this month canceled a Friday reception at City Hall for a visiting delegation of Israeli gay leaders. They argued that Israel was "pinkwashing" its treatment of the Palestinians by showing the world how fabulous they are on gay rights.
The following was a letter sent as a response to the article, "Children of Shame" (02-04-2011). The article addressed the fact that children learn at a very young age to disconnect their feelings as a mechanism to end their feelings of shame. As these children become adults, they find it difficult to reconnect those out of fear that once again they will feel the pain of shame.
From the heart of Seattle, Washington comes a spice sure to challenge your palette - Bacon Salt.
It is 30 years this month since I spoke in Madison Square Garden and had the zchus (merit) to launch Hineni, our Kiruv-Outreach organization. In those days, the Jewish world was very different. Kiruv - outreach was virtually unknown, so I knew that something different had to be done to awaken our people.