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  • Snow falls on Israel

    Snow piled up on the Golan Heights and in the Galilee, and dusted Jerusalem as rain, hail and strong winds swept the rest of Israel.

  • Amid hedonistic indulgence, Jews search for meaning at Burning Man

    Ben Harris, aka “The Wandering Jew,” reports on Jewish life at Burning Man, an annual festival that attracts more than 40,000 people, or “burners,” to a post-apocalyptic landscape in the Nevada wilderness for an experiment in temporary community and radical self-sufficiency.

  • Terrorism and mourning

    Readers of offer their own reminiscinces of Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg, the two Lubavitch emissaries killed in last week’s attacks. I Will Always Miss You Elias (Eliyahu) Samuel Ghosalkar, Mumbai I am a Jew residing in Mumbai who was a close friend of Rabbi Gavriel and his family. I have been shattered by the…

  • News Brief

    The second snowstorm of this winter hit Israel. At least 10 inches of snow draped Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and other highland areas of Israel early Tuesday, turning large parts of the Jewish state white for the second time this winter. The storm was expected to clear up by Wednesday. In affected areas, schools were…