Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Elul 17, 5775

By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
Rabbi Asher Lopatin has taken over at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in Riverdale, the Bronx, and says he's proud of what makes this Modern Orthodox rabbinical school unique in the Orthodox world.
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By:
Teddy Weinberger, JE Feature
According to tradition, for each holy day of a festival, Jews living outside of Israel celebrate two. So what happens then with the two holy days at the end of Sukkot — Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah — which seem to be separate holidays rather than duplicates of the same event.
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By:
Talia Levin, JTA
Maria Patricia de Sousa used to teach Baptist Sunday school in Brazil. Now she’s Esther Goldberger, living in Montreal and running a fashion label for Orthodox women.
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Photo gallery
From city parks to university campuses, Jews gathered under the sukkah to celebrate the harvest holiday. Click here to see our photo gallery.
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Bereshit, Genesis 1:1-6:8
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Rabbi Danielle Stillman
Buried in the stories of Genesis is the tale of Cain and Abel. What compels us to look even more closely at it, during this time of continued gun violence, is Cain’s grappling with the issue of human responsibility.
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