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 Easy dairy recipes for Shavuot

The Jewish calendar reminds us where we’ve been — and what’s next

 Neo-Assyrian clay tablet of the Epic of Gilgamesh, Tablet 11: Story of the Flood. Known as the ‘Flood Tablet’ from the Library of Ashurbanipal, 7th century BC.

Why does the Bible reiterate stories from the Epic of Gilgamesh?

 WRITING A Sefer Torah in Safed.

What is Torah? A translation of the mind of God

 Torah scrolls being moved from the Western Wall to genizah.

19 historic Torah scrolls moved to genizah at Mount of Olives


Parashat Beha’alotcha: Focus on the act

 RELEASE ACRIMONY: Jerusalem’s Hansen House, built in 1887 as a treatment center for Hansen’s Disease (modern leprosy), is now a cultural center.

Parashat Beha’alotcha: ‘Yedid Nefesh’: Unpackaging one verse

Shabbat candles

Shabbat candle-lighting times for Israel and US

Understanding the different rulings of the Sephardim and Ashkenazim in Halacha

By Mark Fish

Aliyev during Herzog's visit to Azerbaijan: The government is establishing a Jewish center.

By Mark Fish
 A crowd of ultra-Orthodox Jews are seen at the funeral of Rabbi Gershon Edelstein in Bnei Brak, Israel, on May 30, 2023.

Rabbi Edelstein's death starts era of decentralized rabbinic leadership - analysis

Live broadcast - Rabbi Pinto’s spiritual revolution in Miami

By Mark Fish

Watch Rabbi Pinto: "Feeling resentment about studying Torah? It’s forbidden"

By Mark Fish
 RABBANIT MICHELLE FARBER and Judi Felber (R) at the ‘siyum:’ Camaraderie and friendship.

Daf Yomi: Women study Talmud with Ra'anana rabbanit

 Samson's tomb

Samson's tomb: Appearance of a ghost and a familial journey

 THE CHILDREN of terror victim Lucy Dee meet the recipient of her organs – and listen to their mother’s donated heart.

Judaism and organ donation: Is respiratory brain death considered death?

 FOR MANY converts, the original impetus was not actually a Jewish partner. Pictured: Huppa in Cape Town, 1979.

Shavuot: 7 things converts can teach us about Judaism

 Women of the Wall read from a Torah scroll at the Western Wall on the seventh day of Hanukkah, December 25, 2022.

A digital Jewish library aims to add women’s Torah scholarship to its shelves

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
 SIVAN RAHAV-MEIR addresses 3,890 Chabad leaders in Edison, New Jersey, this past February.

'Days Are Coming': Israeli journalist shows a Jewish calendar journey - review

 AFTER COVERING their heads with ‘tallitot,’ the Kohanim raise their hands to bless the congregation (Pictured: On Sukkot at the Western Wall)

Parashat Naso: The Priestly Blessing’s many layers

 THE TORAH is a Torah of life, a Torah of grace.

Parashat Naso: ‘Torat hessed’ – Shavuot

Shabbat candles

Shavuot and Shabbat candle-lighting times for Israel and US

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