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10th PeaceWalk continues tradition of bridging the gap

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Jewish History Museum director receives award

Eileen Warshaw, executive director of the Jewish History Museum, has been named the 2013 Margie Fenton Award recipient by the Jewish Community Relations Council. 

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Congregation rededicates Torah during Hanukkah celebration

Congregation rededicates Torah during Hanukkah celebration

Members of Congregation Or Chadash will rededicate its Torah on Friday as part of the Hanukkah celebration.

November 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Temple Emanu-El welcomes female rabbi

Temple Emanu-El welcomes female rabbi

Batsheva Appel drew two things in grade school when she was asked to draw what she wanted to be when she grew up.

August 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Seder observance Friday at Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El will celebrate the Tu B’Shevat holiday Friday with a wine-tasting seder and dinner led by Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon.

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After Iran nuke revelation, Israel marks especially solemn Yom Kippur

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.

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Menorah depiction is among the earliest

Menorah depiction is among the earliest

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.

September 12, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
With its 2 founders serving time, church of pot is devastated

With its 2 founders serving time, church of pot is devastated

The two Southeastern Arizona founders of a church that deifies marijuana are both serving time in federal prison for illegal drug possession.

September 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Variety is the hallmark of classes at Hebrew High

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 …

August 13, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

'Taste of Judaism' open to everyone

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 side.

August 06, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Jerusalem dig yields rare inscribed cup

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.

August 01, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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July 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Unborn have power over how we live

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…

July 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Black female rabbi a first for US Jews

Black female rabbi a first for US Jews

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.

May 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Benedict departs Holy Land with plea: Stop war and terror

Benedict departs Holy Land with plea: Stop war and terror

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."

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Israeli PM asks pope to speak loudly against Iran

Israeli PM asks pope to speak loudly against Iran

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…

May 15, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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