Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Iyyar 16, 5775

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Mendel Lifshitz, JE Feature
BOISE, Idaho — In the days ahead, Jewish windows and doorways will glow with flickering flames. Large menorahs will stand tall in shopping centers and thoroughfares, joining thousands of such displays from Bangkok to Boise. Contrary to some people's perception, these displays have not been designed for the purpose of securing "equal time" with other cultures. Rather, this is all...
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It's the electric menorah of the Facebook generation -- more than two-dozen applications that smartphone users can download to do just about anything Chanukah related short of eating latkes. Itching to play dreidel? There's an app for that. Can't remember whether mom likes milk- or dark-chocolate gelt? There's an app for that. Ran out of Chanukah candles? Yes, there's even...
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It’s the electric menorah of the Facebook generation — more than two-dozen applications that smartphone users can download to do just about anything Chanukah related short of eating latkes. Itching to play dreidel? There’s an app for that. Can’t remember whether mom likes milk- or dark-chocolate gelt? There’s an app for that. Ran out of Chanukah candles? Yes, there’s even...
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VAYISHLACH, Genesis 32:4-36:43
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Rabbi Joshua Runyan
Rabbi Joshua Runyan "Diplomacy," Henry Kissinger once said, "is the art of restraining power." No one lived that maxim more than Jacob, whom we see at the beginning of this week's Torah portion girding himself for war with his twin brother, Esau. Jacob's first move, before he strategically splits his camps and sends a peace offering, is to send messengers...
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More than 200 people gathered at the Hiway Theatre in Jenkintown last week to look at how the American film industry has portrayed interfaith relationships. The presentation kicked off InterFaithways' fourth annual family Shabbat programming, which includes special events designed to help deepen the relationship between intermarried families and their synagogues at more than 50 congregations in the Delaware Valley...
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