Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774
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Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz
The director of the Jewish Publication Society explains how Outside the Bible: Ancient Jewish Writings Related to Scripture offers a tantalizing glimpse into the tumultuously creative world of the Second Temple era.
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JTA
After a decade of planning and construction, the Manchester eruv will now allow religious Jews to carry items in public on Shabbat.
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By:
Neshama Carlebach, JTA
The singer-songwriter responds to both supporters and detractors of her "aliyah" to Reform Judaism with a message of peace and inclusion.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
As head of the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s personal status division, Rabbi Itamar Tubul decides which American rabbis are qualified to vouch for the Jewishness of Israeli immigrants.
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JTA
A county in Sweden is moving ahead with plans to ban the nonmedical circumcision of boys on the basis that the minors involved have no say in whether they want to partake in the ritual.
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