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We Stand With You: Reflections on Our Solidarity Mission to Paris

Rabbi Avi Weiss | Posted 01.23.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Avi Weiss

"A fire is burning." This Vladimir (Ze'ev) Jabotinsky declared to European Jewry in the 1930s. Too few heeded his cry. As I leave Paris after a solidarity mission following terrorist attacks at Charlie Hebdo and Hyper Cacher, I offer a similar cry.

Third Down and Free

Leah Stern | Posted 12.23.2014 | World
Leah Stern

Photo courtesy of Oded Balilty, AP So I'm doing it. I'm immigrating to Israel for the third time. And to Jerusalem no less. What's that they say abo...

Is Living Abroad Really All It's Cracked up to Be?

Julie Gray | Posted 11.29.2014 | Impact
Julie Gray

Nothing shakes up your life like moving thousands of miles away from everyone you know and everything your life was about. It's a serious control-alt-delete move. But is it really all that great?

French Jews Bet On Israel

Posted 02.08.2014 | Religion

PARIS (RNS) By any standard, David Tibi is a French success story. The 44-year-old dentist and father of five has a thriving practice and a house i...

Birthright: Did I Have Sex With You in Israel?

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Ari and Emma reminisce on just how bizarre a program Birthright is, and just how much sex they had while they were there.

North American Jews Move To Israel Despite Risks

AP | BLAKE SOBCZAK | Posted 08.14.2012 | Religion

BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel -- Despite regional tensions, about 350 Jews from North America landed in Israel on Tuesday, planning to make the Jewish st...