Temple Emanu-El will celebrate the Tu B’Shevat holiday Friday
with a wine-tasting seder and dinner led by Rabbi Samuel M.
JERUSALEM — The start of the Jewish Day of Atonement at sundown
Sunday marked the beginning of a day like no other in Israel, on
which even Israelis with no connection to religion tend to put
their normal lives on hold.
JERUSALEM — Israeli archaeologists have uncovered one of the
earliest depictions of a menorah, the seven-branched candelabrum
that has come to symbolize Judaism, the Israel Antiquities
Authority said Friday.
The two Southeastern Arizona founders of a church that deifies
marijuana are both serving time in federal prison for illegal drug
Tucson Hebrew High is gearing up for another dynamic year of
Judaic studies, this year with a focus on the environment. Students
who take the Judaism and the Environment class will have the
opportunity to learn water-harvesting techniques and become better
informed about solar energy, water …
Temple Emanu-El's outreach motto is "If you're in the northwest,
we're bringing Judaism to you," and the temple has followed that
motto for the past eight years, bringing Jewish classes, Sabbath
and holiday observances and family events to the northwest
U.S. archaeologists have found an extremely rare 2,000-year-old
limestone cup inscribed with 10 lines of Aramaic or Hebrew script
near the Zion Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Every day I check a blog called Marginal Revolution, which is
famous for its erudite authors, Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, and
its intelligent contributors. Last week, one of those contributors
asked a question that is fantastical but thought-provoking: What
would happen if a freak solar e…
CINCINNATI — Alysa Stanton began quenching her spiritual thirst
early, discovering Judaism after a search that began at age 9 and
worried her mother only when a man called the house one night
asking for her youngest child.
JERUSALEM — Pope Benedict XVI ended his pilgrimage to the Holy
Land Friday with a stirring call for peace at the site of Jesus'
crucifixion and then made an emotional appeal to Israel and the
Palestinians: "No more bloodshed. No more fighting. No more
terrorism. No more war."
NAZARETH, Israel — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
appealed to Pope Benedict XVI to "make his voice heard loud"
against Iran's call for the destruction of the Jewish state. But
his focus on Iran did not mask a key difference with the pontiff
over whether Palestinians deserve a stat…
NEW YORK — The city's ultra-Orthodox Jews took the Pennsylvania
Amish on a walking tour of their world Tuesday, saying their
communities are naturally drawn to each other with a commitment to
WASHINGTON — A Muslim scholar chosen to speak at President-elect
Barack Obama's inaugural prayer service Wednesday is the leader of
a group that federal prosecutors say has ties to terrorists.
VATICAN CITY — Italy's rabbis said Tuesday they were pulling out
of the Italian Catholic Church's annual celebration of Judaism
Saturday, saying recent decisions by Pope Benedict XVI were
negating 50 years of interfaith progress.