Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774
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JNS.org
While the relationship linking Rosh Hashanah with apples and honey never grows old, the elegant and elusive pomegranate is less acknowledged, though profoundly tied to biblical literature and ancient agriculture.
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Rob Eshman, Jewish Journal
This year, I started building my sukkah in December because I’m making the ritual hut from homeless signs.
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MyJewishLearning.com
Your condensed guide to Tisha B'Av, the day when we remember the destruction of both Temples that once stood in Jerusalem, and how the holiday is traditionally observed.
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Edmon J. Rodman, JE feature
On Yom Kippur, we ask, “Who by fire?” Sadly, this year at Tisha B’Av, we know who: the 19 firefighters who died in Arizona.
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Deborah Rosenbloom, JTA
Writer Deborah Rosenbloom always thought of Ruth, the heroine of Shavuot, as a woman who made good choices, was strong and fulfilled. But lately she's been rethinking this and focusing on the strange dynamics of what appears to be an unhealthy, possibly abusive, relationship between Ruth and Naomi, her mother-in-law.
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