July 28, 2016 5:07pm
(New Jersey Jewish Standard via JTA) — It’s a really big book. “The Sacred Calling: Four Decades of Women in the Rabbinate” is 776 pages, plus LVI pages of frontmatter (translated from Roman numerals and publisher’s jargon, that’s 56 pages of introductory material before page 1) and eight blank ones at the end. It’s…
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Hebrew literacy is in sharp decline among American Jews and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture is working to change that.
May 17, 2005 9:00am
A controversial gay pride celebration, slated for Jerusalem this August, has been postponed for a year so it won’t overlap with Israel’s planned Gaza withdrawal.
May 15, 2005 9:00am
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April 12, 2005 9:00am
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