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There's a big uproar going on at the moment in Jerusalem. No, I'm not talking about partitions or settlements or two-state solutions. I'm talking, of course, about the Women of the Wall. The Women of the Wall are a dedicated group of women who travel to...
Tags: Religious Texts, Wilton Manors, Judaism, Rosh Chodesh, Israel
ROME -- An Italian academic has discovered what is believed to be the world’s oldest complete Torah -- the holy book of Judaism -- dating back as far as the 12th century. The scroll of fine lambskin, which measures 118 feet by 25 inches when...
Tags: Religious Texts, Judaism, Education, Italy, Religion and Belief
Reuters* Torah dates from between 1155 and 1225 * Previous oldest complete Torah was from late 13th century * Scroll is about 36 metres sewn together in 58 sections By Philip Pullella ROME, May 29 (Reuters) - An Italian professor said on Wednesday he has...
Moshe (Moses) had many qualities that we should emulate. Yet, the quality that he was possibly the most famous for was his humility. This week's portion tells us of this unparalleled humility. In the words of the Torah, "now the man Moses was very...
SMART METERS-OPT OUT Mich. customers oppose fees to refuse power meters LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Some residential customers vow to continue battling Michigan's largest utilities over the freedom to not have new electricity meters installed outside...
JERUSALEM -- Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews flooded into the Old City’s Western Wall Plaza early Friday in a boisterous and sometimes violent protest against a group of female activists exercising a newly court-affirmed right to pray at the holy...
Tags: Religious Texts, Feminism, Riots, Judaism, Nazi Party
Self-conscious and embarrassed at times about her Jewish identity as a child in the Soviet republic of Ukraine, Vicky Glikin didn't embrace the beauty of Judaism until she became a teenager. Ukraine had discovered religion. She had discovered her...
Tags: Religious Texts, Yom Kippur, New York City, Holidays, Judaism
The Religion WorldWith the 2012 presidential election shaping out to be a tight race, the Jewish vote, is even more coveted than in past elections. The Election 2012 series, broadcast weekly on Jewish.TV, sets out to inform those voters and any others interested in the...
My uncle, the inventor Stanford R. Ovshinsky, died a month short of his 90th birthday which fell over this Thanksgiving holiday. He was my dad's older brother. They worked together their entire lives not so much for the money but to try and solve the...
A Roanoke Synagogue welcomed a special guest Sunday He's called a scribe, or "Sofer" in Hebrew. Today he visited the Beth Israel Synagogue to help with the preservation of the Torah Scroll, a handwritten version of the five books of Moses. The...
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