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Dani Dayan, consul general of Israel in New York, speaks at Congregation B'nai Israel at 7 p.m. May 7. His presentation is part of “Israel at 70,” a series of free programming under the Jewish Federation of Toledo that recognizes this year as the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence. The ambassador ...
Both Egypt and Israel saw the king as a regent for the divine on earth. Both emphasized justice and right relations as part of royal administration. Both required religious ceremony for the king to possess the stamp of legitimacy to the throne. I found a noteworthy moment when looking at a relatively plain box ...

Faith Baptist Church, 520 12th St., Moline will celebrate "Honor Israel Sunday," in support of the nation of Israel, beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 29. An emissary from Israel to the ... An Israeli luncheon will be held with Rabbi Jeffrey Lipschultz, who will talk about "The State of Israel." Jewish and Christian ...
Hiddush is about the full implementation of Israel's promise, in the Israeli Declaration of Independence, of freedom of religion and conscience, and full equality, regardless of religion. In addition to that, Hiddush is of the view that the challenge of religious freedom and equality in Israel is a global Jewish ...
The primary job of the kashrut chief of the Knesset, which does not have a staff rabbi, is to ensure that the cafeterias in the building maintain Jewish religious dietary standards. The opinion of legal counsel Eyal Yinon was sought after the Israel Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism complained that the ...
Rabbi David Lau, the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, along with several European Jewish rabbis, called on German Jews to keep wearing kipahs, or yarmulkes, in public following a recommendation by a German Jewish leader that they find alternative head coverings. In an interview with Radio Berlin in ...

Like many Israelis and Jews around the world, I can be critical of the leadership in Israel without wanting to boycott the entire nation. I treasure my Israeli friends and family, Israeli food, books, art, cinema, and dance. Israel was created exactly 70 years ago as a haven for refugees from the Holocaust. But the ...
Roie Ravitzky, head of the Religious Peace Initiative, will share what he learned from the historical meeting he organized between the founder of Izz ad-Din al-Qassam and a Chief Rabbi of Israel, and how religious leaders can lead the way to reconciliation. Only some of the lectures will be in English, but ...
There is no freedom of religion unless there is freedom to exercise it. The question put to Folau on Instagram was explicitly religious and demanded an answer from Biblical scripture. The user asked: “What was gods (sic) plan for gay people?” Folau replied that unless they repent of their sins, the plan is hell ...
Jewish nationalism in Israel is a disaster. Not only does it require religion to justify itself, and not only does it use its citizens to trample the Palestinians, and not only is there a left wing capable of saying “nationalism is ad-hoc and its time has passed,” but this inability to turn one's back on the mass ...

He claims that charcutier Eran Bick was the first Israeli to develop a local version of bacon, which more than anything else symbolizes the pig meat ... According to Bulka, lamb bacon actually creates a vicious circle: The producers deceive the religious community and the religious community deceives itself.
A new draft bill, expected to be presented to the Israeli government within the next few weeks, would grant the Orthodox movement exclusive control over conversions in Israel and deny recognition to conversions performed by private Orthodox rabbinical courts. If passed into law, this bill would effectively ...
The remaining Israeli liberal community will become a very distinct and rather tightly clenched minority, a large and crowded family unit of sorts that will congregate ... This will mean defending the right to exist cut off from the wider religious and nationalist public that will be defined as Israel's default identity; ...
For others, however, it feels exclusionary – a holiday now being enshrined in the Jewish calendar that takes religion into the arena of divisive politics, not faith. In many synagogues on Wednesday night and Thursday, guest speakers will have been invited to talk about Israel and its significance, and Israeli ...
The Education Ministry has decided to ban workbooks and textbooks from Bible classes in state secular schools, requiring students to learn strictly from the original biblical text. Workbooks and textbooks are mainly used in elementary schools, but sometimes also in middle school and even high schools.
The photogenic effort – ultra-Orthodox and secular Israeli volunteers, along with the asylum seekers themselves – was featured on TV news shows. ... Lipton, herself an Orthodox Jew, says that since moving to Israel, she “found it depressing that the religious community in Israel has been so uninvolved in ...


 

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