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Happiness Means Loving Yourself

Kristen Houghton | Posted 12.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Your life should never be written on the margins of the page; it should be centered and prominent. Invite yourself to the feast of life. Be a participant not an observer.

Be The Jew You Are: Can Young Jews Become More Jewish Without Much Judaism?

Posted 11.23.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service (RNS) Samantha Perilstein is a bubbly hospitality major at the University of Delaware and deeply connected ...

Minority Report

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.27.2011 | Religion
Lev Raphael

Lenny Bruce once riffed that "If you live in New York or any other big city, you are Jewish. It doesn't even matter if you're Catholic; if you live in New York, you're Jewish."

A Rabbi Responds To His Atheist Critics

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

While I continue to suspect, based on my own experience, that there are more agnostics than 'pure' atheists, it seems, based on these responses, that there are more 'true' atheists than I'd thought.

Indiana University Jewish Centers Cope With Vandalism During Hanukkah

AP | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — When Indiana University student Carl Corenblum found a rock and shattered window at the Chabad House Jewish Center near camp...

Does God Cause Natural Disasters?

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

if we believers are going to thank God for the "good stuff", should we not consider God to be just as responsible for the "bad stuff"?

Westboro Baptist Church Protests At Northwestern's Hillel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Four members of the Westboro Baptist Church gathered on Wednesday on the corner of Foster Street and Sheridan Road for half an hour to protest Northwe...

Ramadan 2010 Begins Around The World (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Many of the world's one billion Muslims have spent the last several days preparing for the month of Ramadan, the ninth and holiest month in the Islami...

United in Song and Spirit for Mother Earth, aka Pachamama

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kety Esquivel

2010-04-21-bolivia.jpg Without exception, everyone I have interviewed to date at Cochabamba is clear that the power of change belongs to the people.

Searching for a Minyan: Our Response to Being Censored by J Street

Kevin Coval | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kevin Coval

Some right-wing blogs and pseudo-news organizations have churned the alarmist rumor mill about the J Street conference. What is disappointing, and troubling, is J Street's response: caving.

For Heaven's Sake, See the Movie!

Rabbi Jennifer Krause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Jennifer Krause

If only what's happening right now in the Land of the Free were a movie, we could dab the cold sweat from our collective brow, walk out of the theater, and into a reality that isn't nearly as frightening.

You Decide: The Great Latke Hamantash Debate At The University Of Chicago

The Newberger Hillel Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Come see the debate that REALLY matters!! Listen as four UChicago Professors battle it out over the eternal quest for gastronomic greatness! This yea...