Hear O Israel the Lord our God the Lord is one.
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your might. And these words which I command you today shall be upon your heart. You shall teach them thoroughly to your children, and you shall speak of them...
My earlier post on Sikhs, entitled “How Sikhs Made Me Who I Am”, was unplanned. I originally attempted to write on how the early days of Sikhism can produce a paradigm for interfaith work, but the result was what came. This is part 2.
I am a lover of religious history. This has arisen in me...
Beautiful dream of Israel has become a nightmare
By: Gabor Maté Published on Tue Jul 22 2014
Everyone ought to be sad at what the beautiful old dream of Jewish redemption has come to. Everyone ought to grieve the death of innocents.
As a Jewish youngster growing up in Budapest, an infant...
Exactly one year ago, a white supremacist attacked the
Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Six people were
killed. And from that tragedy went forth a chant that
even made it onto a T-shirt: “We are all Sikhs.”
A few days later, I attended an interfaith Ramadan
break fast in Morristown, New...
Jewish women worshipping like men
TIA GOLDENBERG 5 hours ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Chaya Baker was ordained as a rabbi. Tamar Saar has read from the Torah, the Jewish holy scroll. Anat Hoffman demands that women be allowed to pray as men do at a key Jerusalem holy site.
Depending on whom you...
Polish exports of meat for Jews, Muslims in limbo
By VANESSA GERA | Associated Press – 6 hrs ago
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — For some, it was a barbaric way to treat animals. For others, it was great business.
Until January, slaughterhouses across Poland — a deeply Catholic nation — were the...
Jewish prayer at Western Wall ready to go co-ed?
5:55 p.m. EDT April 10, 2013
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities have proposed establishing a new section at the Western Wall where men and women can pray together, a groundbreaking initiative that would mark a significant victory by liberal...
"Do not say that the Vedas and the Koran (semitic books i.e. Bible, Torah and Qur'an) are false. Those who do not contemplate them are false." Guru Granth Sahib page 1350
We know that Guru Nanak exhorted Hindus to be good Hindus and Muslims to be good Muslims.
My question is, how does this...
Assassinate Obama if he won’t attack Iran for Israel, Jewish monthly suggests
WASHINGTON— Globe and Mail Update
Posted on Sunday, January 22, 2012 1:54PM EST
Musing openly about murdering President Barack Obama is certain to stir some attention.
So is publicly...
Jewish sect girls ordered back to Israel
Ingrid Peritz AND Patrick Martin
SAINTE-AGATHE-DES-MONTS, QUEBEC AND BEIT SHEMESH, ISRAEL— Globe and Mail Update
Published Wednesday, Oct. 05, 2011 10:06PM EDT
It is an enclave of ultra-Orthodoxy in the midst of the Laurentian...
Forwarded by forum member Tejwant Singh Malik
by MIKE SPINDELL
Most people who regularly visit this blog know that I am Jewish. While I am not what one would call a pious Jew, being a Deist in outlook, I have always been very proud of my ethnicity and of the religion, which plays a central...
When my wife and I decided to move our family from Maplewood to Beijing in 2005 we weren't really sure what it would mean for our Jewish life. We were prepared to scale it back for a few years, and to take more responsibility for keeping the Jewish education of our three children, then aged 2, 4...
Attack against Sikhs: Jewish groups offer reward for information on assailants
Several US-based Jewish groups have announced USD 10,000 in reward for any information leading to the arrest of those responsible for shooting two elderly Sikhs in California, taking the total award money offered...
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Egypt: Why is Israel so Blind?
The last several decades have shown that left-leaning politicos have been right about the nuances of the peace process.
Those of us in the pro-Israel, pro-peace camp do not enjoy being proven right —...
Jews recount at Passover their own history with the Pharaoh of Egypt - sympathies to the current Egyptian struggle run deep [Getty]
Ever since the victory over the dictator of Tunisia and the subsequent uprising in Egypt, my email has been flooded with messages from Jews around the world hoping...
The ADL, American Jewish Committee and more than 25 other civil rights groups — many of them Islamic — co-signed a letter to State Attorney General Kamala Harris this week defending the rights of a Sikh American to become a state correctional officer without shaving his beard.
Tu B'Shvat, long ago the annual date set aside in ancient Israel for determining the age of trees, essentially as a tax matter, today marks what has come to be known as the "Jewish New Year for Trees." In that fact, it is not unique -- it is one of four "new years" events...
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jewishjewish earth day
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teva learning center
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I am proud to be hosting a groundbreaking workshop on Judaism and Islam this week at The Jewish Theological Seminary, in partnership with the Islamic Society of North America and Hartford Seminary, because I believe, as a religious Jew, that...
A recent article by preeminent Jewish historian Dr. Jonathan Sarna demonstrates how, contrary to predictions, rifts between American Jewish denominations have failed to tear our community asunder -- even between Orthodox and the more liberal streams -- and in fact, there's considerably more...