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Curious Times Episode 25: Honoring the Meron 45

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Thoughts on a global candle lighting ceremony to honor the 45 victims of Mount Meron.
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Jewish nonprofit distributes 1,500 boxes of halal food for Ramadan, including pricey dates

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Dates would typically be too expensive for food pantry distributions. But the Met Council included them for Muslims facing food insecurity during Ramadan.

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186-year-old letter detailing early American diplomatic visit to Holy Land surfaces in Jerusalem auction

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The letter’s existence was entirely unknown to scholars who study the history of the Holy Land and U.S. diplomacy in Palestine.

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A survivalist summer camp for Orthodox Jews is planned for New York — and vaccinated folks aren’t invited

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Preparing yeshiva boys for a world of “natural disasters,” organizers draw on debunked COVID theories.

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Amid Pandemic, India’s Jews Try to Stay Safe While Offering Relief to the Hardest Hit

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India’s approximately 7,000 Jews, most of whom live in Mumbai, generally belong to the privileged minority with the means to self-isolate.

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“Jewish Harper’s Letter” Denounces Viewpoint Suppression On Social Justice

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The letter argues that “open discourse” is a vital part of the Jewish tradition.

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The Holocaust Survivor Fighting Antisemitism, One Story at a Time

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‘You cannot afford to be apathetic. You cannot afford to be indifferent. When you see evil, do something. Speak up.”

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A Bisl Torah — Etchings of Your Heart

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Notice the etchings of your heart. Remember how your story is shaped: letting memories build the foundation of your spirit.

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Mount Meron and Metaphysics

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By offering a metaphysical “explanation” to the tragedy, the two Rabbis Kanievsky deflected blame from where it should be placed.

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Satirical Semite: Shopping for the Apocalypse

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COVID-19 has forced many people to reconsider their career choices.

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Covid Relief to India through WHEN: World Health and Education Network

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I met Jonathan Reisman in India nearly a decade ago. He is a physician who founded World Health and Education Network (WHEN). They are seeking funding to help in the COVID health crisis in India. India is experiencing a devastating Covid-19 surge right now, with healthcare systems throughout the country strained and buckling. Help raise […]

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Yoma 29

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Have you ever gotten a sunburn on a cloudy day? If so, it might be because sunlight that shines through clouds can …

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