Monday, July 25, 2016 Tammuz 19, 5776

By:
Ben Sales, JTA
In response to recent criticism, Israeli officials are reviewing haredi Orthodox policies restricting religious expression at the Western Wall. But among the Israeli secular majority, such restrictions rank near the bottom of a long list of church-state issues they would like to address.
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Jersey Rabbi Leads National Running Charity
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While other Jews are wrapping their tefillin, Rabbi Benjamin David is lacing his sneakers. Six days a week, the co-founder of the now national Running Rabbis group runs the roads of South Jersey for at least 45 minutes, often longer.
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By:
Miriam Shaviv | JTA
Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has big shoes to fill. Appointed this week as the 11th British chief rabbi, he will succeed Jonathan Sacks, an internationally renowned author and public intellectual who speaks frequently on moral, philosophical and theological affairs.
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Vayechi, Genesis 47:28-50:26
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Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
How many times have we searched for a place to cross over, for a bridge from one place, one experience, one time to another?
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From teens to grandparents, 30 men and women from the area celebrated their B'nai Mitzvah in Israel during a December 2012 mission trip organized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
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