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Do Jews understand science better than, say, Christians? Whoa, red flag question. But a rabbi goes there in a lengthy article on the Science + Religion website. In "Why Can Judaism Embrace Science So Easily?", Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman of Chappaqua, N....
The Religion WorldShavuot celebrates the day that God gave the Torah to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai more than 3,300 years ago. Shavuot is a time when the Jewish people renew their acceptance of the Torah. The word Shavuot means “weeks” and marks the...
Last weekend, we left the city behind and drove about an hour south to my mother-in-law's kibbutz to see the rolling fields of ripening wheat ready to be harvested just before the Shavuot holiday, exactly like it was in ancient times. Shavuot, starting...
Tags: Judaism, Passover, Human Interest, Religious Texts, Russia
Culture MonsterSaxophonist and clarinetist Steve Lugerner celebrates the release of "These Are the Words" at Royal/T in Culver City Wednesday night, half of a double-CD debut album that's based on verses from the Torah....
TribLocal - ElmhurstOn Tuesday, June 7th at 7 pm, the members of Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County will encircle themselves in Torah—the sacred scrolls of the …...
I often receive questions about miracles but rarely answer them. This isn't because I don't believe in miracles — because I do — but rather because there are some things from God that don't lend themselves to easy, facile explanations. Some...
Tags: Leukemia, Judaism, Marc Gellman, Human Interest, Philosophy
Special to the Tribune"Stations West" By Allison Amend Louisiana State University Press, $18.95 Reviewed By Lynna Williams, special to the Tribune Allison Amend has taken an historical fact—the first Jewish settler in Oklahoma was named Bogy (or Boggy) Johnson—...
Sukkot and Simchat Torah celebrations Chabad Jewish Center, 30804 Coast Highway, will celebrate Sukkot and Simchat this week to end the High Holidays. The Sukkot holiday commemorates the travels of the Jewish people in the Sinai Desert prior to their...
When Kurt Lorig helped add the Hebrew letter "Lamed" to the Torah, it was just one of 304,805 letters written by hand into a copy of the holy book being completed at Temple Bat Yahm in Newport Beach. But for him, those few strokes of the pen brought...
Somewhere, in the time of Napoleon, a Jewish scribe dipped a quill into ink and, in a style unique to his region, wrote 304,805 Hebrew letters on paper-thin parchment made of goat skin. Two centuries later, a Jewish scribe in North Miami bends over the...
Tags: Nazi Party, Judaism, Israel, Germany, North Miami
Daily DishThe Jewish harvest holiday of Sukkot seemed like a good opportunity for people to make a direct connection to a farm. So Wilderness Torah, a Bay area organization, organized a three-day celebration. "We are in a very profound time of......
Varsity Times InsiderValley Torah, a Jewish school in Valley Village, has a big man to watch. Aaron Liberman, a 6-foot-8 junior, scored 38 points, had 16 rebounds and 11 blocked shots in his team's 69-48 victory over Calabasas Viewpoint. -- Eric Sondheimer...
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