Israel & Abroad

Rabbi Gordon Tucker's Remarks

The Israel That Is Still To Be

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The Power of Intentional Judaism at the Conservative Yeshiva

I believe the work being done at the CY is one of the true successes of Conservative Judaism. I found the Yeshiva to be a magical Jewish learning utopia made from Jerusalem stone.

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Raising a New Generation of Israeli Leaders

The Hannaton Mechina, a pre-army program for high school graduates, works to instill the shared values of Judaism, Zionism and humanism.

by Rabbi Sara Brandes | Comments Off on Raising a New Generation of Israeli Leaders

This election is about my granddaughter. Period.

When he moved to Israel 40 years ago, he couldn’t have imagined he’d end up with a non-Jewish granddaughter. But that’s exactly what the Chief Rabbi says the author has.

by Dr. David Breakstone | 2 Comments

Kitchri Recipes

Cook along with Jews of Iraqi descent with these online-exclusive recipes.

by Dr. Ilana Sasson | 1 Comment
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Ode to Kitchri

A Jewish Iraqi delicacy that was served every Thursday evening is still popular in communities around the world.

by Dr. Ilana Sasson | Comments Off on Ode to Kitchri
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Pursuing Peace

by Bob Leventhal | Comments Off on Pursuing Peace
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An Israel Bond

Congregations use grants to create innovative programs connecting their communities to the Jewish State

by Deborah Fineblum | Comments Off on An Israel Bond
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Raising Ruth’s Daughters

Israelis who have converted, or whose mothers or grandmothers converted, face especially daunting identity issues.

by Jessica Fishman | Comments Off on Raising Ruth’s Daughters
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For College Students, Winter Break in Jerusalem

The future of Judaism depends on Jewish knowledge, says Rabbi Loren Sykes, and specifically, giving more young people the chance to acquire it.

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