Saturday, September 24, 2016 Elul 21, 5776

By:
Jason Cohen | JE Staff
The Shabbat is an outgrowth of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on Dec. 10, 1948 at the Palais de Chaillot, Paris. It represents the first global expression of rights to which all human beings are inherently entitled.
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By:
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
For the first time, the annual South Street Headhouse District’s Winter Wonderland tree lighting ceremony will be accompanied by a menorah lighting.
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By:
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Actors Amanda Peet and Andrea Troyer write a book about celebrating Christmas and Chanukah.
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By:
Bryan Schwartzman | JE Feature
Lisa Pliskin identifies more closely with Judaism than she ever has. Her husband — who fled his homeland’s civil war - has supported her at every step, even as he continues to practice Islam.
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By:
JON MARKS | JE STAFF
Last week, Rivka Hyland, 20, a senior at Harvard majoring in Islamic Studies, learned something else: She’s been named a prestigious Rhodes Scholar, and will be spending the next few years at Oxford.
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