Monday, April 21, 2014 Nisan 21, 5774

By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
Orthodox Judaism comes in many fluid shades but the debate of women's role in Judaism may force Orthodox Jews to start picking sides.
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By:
Leah Vincent, JTA
Leah Vincent chronicles her journey away from the ultra-Orthodox community in an excerpt from her book, Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood.
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Italy Set Path for International Holocaust Day Tammy Hertzbach, a Philadelphia-area resident, was born in Italy after World War II. A child of Holocaust survivors, her family’s story during and after the Holocaust is harrowing, yet inspiring. Sadly, with each passing year, fewer survivors exist to tell their stories. The vacuum is filled by increasingly vocal Holocaust deniers. That’s why...
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By:
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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