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Jewish Holiday

The Power of this Moment: Lighting the Menorah

Rabbi Daniel Klein | Posted 02.03.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Klein

One of the key lessons of the Hanukkah story is that if we are to create an enduring future, we must have the wherewithal to fashion sacred moments here and now that uplift our spirits and have the potential of becoming touchstones.

Romney Celebrates Yom Kippur to Attract Jewish Voters

Robin Gelfenbien | Posted 11.27.2012 | Comedy
Robin Gelfenbien

It has come to my attention that in a desperate attempt to win over Jewish voters, you will be celebrating Yom Kippur. Given that this will be your first observance of the Day of Atonement.

Confronting The Oppression Of Our Hands: A Social Justice Reflection For Yom Kippur

Ari Hart | Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion
Ari Hart

The painful truth? Your hands, my hands and the hands of everyone else we know are tools of oppression. They directly and indirectly cause suffering in the lives of God's creation -- human, animal and more.

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah: 8 Favorite Fictional Jewish Characters In Books (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

To help ring in Rosh Hashanah -- the Jewish New Year -- we've reflected on the Jewish literary canon. From Philip Roth to Michael Chabon, some of the ...

How Passover Night Is Not So Different From All Other Nights

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Each year around the Passover holiday we pause, set aside all the to-ing and fro-ing for a moment, and rest.