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Beis Moshiach Magazine

  • newTHE POWER TO BRING DOWN G-DLINESS IN THE STRONGHOLD OF EVIL
    Chapter 16 of Rabbi Shloma Majeski’s Likkutei Mekoros, Volume 2, responds to the questions: Where does the Rebbe explain why he refers to the Pervious Rebbe when he actually means himself? Where does the Rebbe state that he and the Previous Rebbe a…
    - 20 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 5:33pm -
  • newKOSHER MEDITATION
    770 was packed and the Rebbe was screaming about a burning issue – cults that were attracting Jews through meditation, and how to operate against them. * One woman, who wasn’t even there, responded to the Rebbe’s demand and merited her own res…
    - 20 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 5:26pm -
  • newMOSHIACH IS IN THE FIELD
    The commandant to tithe ten percent of our produce in the Land of Israel is taken from the verse, “Take a tithe of all the seed crops that come forth in the field each year.” This refers specifically to the ten percent of our produce that we must…
    - 20 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 5:22pm -
  • newAWESOME AWAKENING IN BARBADOS
    Rabbi Shmuel Pesach Bogomilsky is not only a big talmid chacham and gifted orator, but also a shliach of the Rebbe. In his youth, he visited dozens of countries and brought Torah and Judaism to the local Jews
    - 20 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 5:17pm -
  • newCHEVRON IS OURS
    Following UNESCO’s outrageous decision regarding the M’aras HaMachpeila, I went to meet the new shliach at the M’ara, R’ Yoni Ettia, along with his father, veteran shliach, R’ Victor. * Between putting t’fillin on with people, R’ Yoni t…
    - 21 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 5:07pm -
  • newELUL ACCOUNTING FOR DUMMIES
    The Rebbe writes in the HaYom Yom of 27 Av: “Elul is a month of reckoning. Just as a businessman who wants to run his business properly and most profitably must take stock from time to time and correct anything amiss, so too must we act in our spir…
    - 21 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 5:04pm -
  • newLIFE LESSONS IN FAITH
    Drora lost her son after devotedly caring for him for five years following a tragic car accident. Faigy’s husband has a degenerative neurological disease, which started after they married; together they are raising 12 children. Esther married, know…
    - 21 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 4:57pm -
  • new“EYES TO SEE…”
    HIDING IN PLAIN VIEW (Part 2 of a 3-part series)
    - 21 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 4:54pm -
  • parshas-re'eh
    Click for articles on the parshaClick for videos and more articles on the parsha…
    - 4 days ago, 12 Aug 17, 3:05pm -
  • LONG LIVE DOVID HA’MELECH!
    Chapter 16 of Rabbi Shloma Majeski’s Likkutei Mekoros, Volume 2, responds to the questions: Where does the Rebbe explain why he refers to the Pervious Rebbe when he actually means himself? Where does the Rebbe state that he and the Previous Rebbe a…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 6:17pm -

Forward Magazine

Moment Magazine

  • newIs Bibi on the Outs With Adelson?

    Is Bibi on the Outs With Adelson?

    The post Is Bibi on the Outs With Adelson? appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversation Begin Here.
    - 1 hour ago, 16 Aug 17, 12:26pm -
  • newLeon Wieseltier on Charlottesville: ‘The Darkness Is Now in the Light’

    Leon Wieseltier on Charlottesville: ‘The Darkness Is Now in the Light’

    Moment spoke with Leon Wieseltier about the events in Charlottesville, Jewish obligations in the face of prejudice and how to respond to the darker aspects of our collective past.The post Leon Wieseltier on Charlottesville: ‘The Darkness Is Now in…
    - 21 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 4:12pm -
  • A Moment With Lev Gilboa

    A Moment With Lev Gilboa

    Fighting for your freedom is so exciting, I cannot describe to you. You are ready to do anything for your freedom.The post A Moment With Lev Gilboa appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversation Begin Here.
    - 1 day ago, 15 Aug 17, 10:00am -
  • The Thermometer Interview: Karel Schwarzenberg

    The Thermometer Interview: Karel Schwarzenberg

    Spotlight: Czech Republic. Temperature: 70 degrees. The post The Thermometer Interview: Karel Schwarzenberg appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversation Begin Here.
    - 2 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 2:45pm -
  • Emotional Ethnography: A Q&A with ‘Menashe’ Director Joshua Weinstein

    Emotional Ethnography: A Q&A with ‘Menashe’ Director Joshua Weinstein

    Director Joshua Weinstein’s camerawork credits include The New York Times, PBS, several Coors Light commercials and a few documentaries. Menashe—which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January and was acquired by A24 for distribution in…
    - 5 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 12:24pm -
  • Joan Nathan Book Giveaway

    Joan Nathan Book Giveaway

    Looking to brush up your culinary skills? Enter for a chance to win two cookbooks by the queen of Jewish cooking, Joan Nathan.The post Joan Nathan Book Giveaway appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversation Begin Here.
    - 9 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 12:01am -
  • How Anti-Semitism Shapes the Far Right

    How Anti-Semitism Shapes the Far Right

    The alt-right and the “alt-lite” are new movements, with ideologies and boundaries still forming. This blurs the line between the two, pitting overt hate against a more discrete kind of hate that is nonetheless laced with misogyny, racism, Islamo…
    - 13 days ago, 3 Aug 17, 9:45am -
  • Book Review | For Two Thousand Years by Mihail Sebastian

    Book Review | For Two Thousand Years by Mihail Sebastian

    Iosef’s version of a “safe space” is a filthy, unheated Jewish dorm where students occasionally die of tuberculosis, or a lecture on a random topic in a hall where he can duck in and hide while running from his attackers—for a full five minut…
    - 14 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 2:17pm -
  • Favorite Jewish Movie Scenes of All Time

    Favorite Jewish Movie Scenes of All Time

    We asked Carl Reiner, Mayim Bialik, Leonard Maltin and many others: What's your favorite Jewish movie scene?The post Favorite Jewish Movie Scenes of All Time appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversation Begin Here.
    - 15 days ago, 1 Aug 17, 4:01pm -
  • My Lunch With Woody

    My Lunch With Woody

    Moment Summer Film SectionThe post My Lunch With Woody appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversation Begin Here.
    - 15 days ago, 1 Aug 17, 4:00pm -

Sh'ma Journal

  • Chosen or Choosing: A Jewish-Muslim Exchange
    In the following brief exchange, Or Rose and Homayra Ziad explore their personal reactions to the notion of chosenness in Judaism and Islam. As scholars and practitioners, they also reflect on their approach to prayer and their openness to other reli…
    - 10 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
  • Bridging the Near and the Far
    Chosenness is about carrying, internalizing, and claiming difference; being willing to stand up for what matters... Embracing chosenness means accepting a moral mandate to speak for and with those whose dignity has been denied. ... More »
    - 10 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
  • Counterintuitive Reflections on Biblical Chosenness
    “A truly rational and universal God, it is maintained, could not do anything so arbitrary as to ‘choose’ one particular group out of mankind as a whole…. God is the God of all alike, and, therefore, cannot make distinctions between nations an…
    - 10 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
  • The Choosing People
    Is it really true that God chose Abraham? The Torah narrative tells a story wherein God plucked Abraham from the midst of an idolatrous environment and said, “Lech lecha,” “Go forth to a new place, a new way of life, a new way of thinking about…
    - 10 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
  • America’s Shameful Debt Trap
    It’s almost half over! When the shmita year, a once in seven-year opportunity to transform our world, began this past Rosh Hashanah, rabbis, educators, and communities across the Jewish world were buzzing with ideas about new ways to implement the…
    - 10 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
  • Living in a Chosen Land: America
    An irony of the American Jewish experience: Just as America’s Christian leaders donned the Jews’ mantle of “chosenness” to explain and justify the new nation, America’s Jewish leaders shrugged off that cloak to ease Jewish entry into Americ…
    - 10 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
  • Are Jews ‘Chosen’?
    A Letter Exchange between Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi: “It is essential that all Jews understand their role as a chosen people, chosen to create and sustain Israel in all its struggles and in all its strivings” and Aryeh Bernstein: “The ass…
    - 10 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
  • Let Us Hear
    “To me, O Israelites, you are just like the Ethiopians,” declares the Lord. “True, I brought Israel up from the land of Egypt, but also the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Arameans from Kir.” — Amos 9:7 The Jewish people’s unique relati…
    - 10 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
  • Chosenness
    If Jews are the chosen people, what have we been chosen for? What does choseness demand of us? If we alone were chosen to be brought into the covenant with God, what happens to everyone else? What do you know about other faiths’ ideas of “chos…
    - 10 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
  • A Bolt from the Blue
    Biblical theology is at once profoundly universalistic and unabashedly particularistic... To jettison the language of chosenness, or election, is to jettison the Bible itself. ... More »
    - 10 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
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Tikkun Magazine

  • newCharlottesville: Where Do We Stand by Arthur Green
    WHERE DO WE STAND? by Rabbi Arthur Green     American Jews looked on with horror at the events unfolding in Charlottesville – and elsewhere – over this past weekend.  Indeed, we have felt a shudder ever since the awful …Read more >>
    - 19 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 6:55pm -
  • Jews Are NOT “White” in 21st century USA
    Take a look at the alleged white privilege of Jews in Charlottesville, Virginia At Congregation Beth Israel in Charlottesville, VA, we are deeply grateful for the support and prayers of the broader Reform Jewish community. Our thoughts and prayers…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 1:13am -
  • The Staying Power of Racism After Charlottesville
    Anti-Black racism and anti-Semitism are out of the closet in Trump’s America, though the media barely mentioned the anti-Semitism and the trauma that quite understandably restimulates in so many Jews who saw the swastikas.Read more >>
    - 2 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 6:24pm -
  • Racism After Charlottesville
    The Staying Power of Racism After Charlottesville By Rabbi Michael Lerner Though the focus of a right-wing rally in Charlottesville this past Saturday was to protest the decision of the local city council to remove a statue honoring Confederate gener…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 3:57pm -
  • Australian Rabbi speaking at a Mosque
    Below I share some of my talk at a Mosque the other day. The fact that this talk happened at all is a tribute to the good people playing a leadership role in this community. Two Sydney synagogues had hosted …Read more >>
    - 5 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 10:33am -
  • Never Give Up Working for Peace by Jonathan Granoff
      NEVER FORGET VIRTUE, NEVER FORGET HIROSHIMA, NEVER GIVE UP WORKING FOR PEACE 08/08/2017 11:14 pm ET | Updated 1 day ago   There are historical matters toward which our ongoing attention is worthy because of their relevance today. Here are some…
    - 6 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 12:07am -
  • The Pentagon’s Success Story
    Editor’s note: Thanks to our media ally TomDispatch.com we present another analysis of American military power–no, not about atomic wars, but about overthrowing governments around the world. Can the Pentagon Win When Putsch Comes to Shove? A Rare…
    - 6 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 10:07am -
  • Trump’s Christian Nationalism–and how to effectively counter it

    - 8 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 10:44am -
  • Republicans’ Immigration Plan: A Whiter America
    Republicans’ immigration plan: A whiter America  By Emile Schepers Jeanette Vizguerra, a Mexican immigrant who has lived in a church to avoid immigration authorities for the past three months, speaks after leaving the church May 12, in downtown D…
    - 8 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 9:17am -
  • Wistful Eyes: Uri Avnery on the Death Penalty
    A personal confession: I cannot kill a cockroach. I am unable to kill a fly. That is not a conscious aversion. It is almost physical.Read more >>
    - 12 days ago, 4 Aug 17, 5:28pm -
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