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Beis Moshiach Magazine

  • THE REBBE INCARNATE
    Incredibly, when he returned from there, his father, the Rebbe nishmaso Eden, asked him whether the cell was spacious enough to contain three people. His query proves that their visit was in the form of physical bodies
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 2:31pm -
  • CHOOSING LIFE
    Many know Rabbi Boaz Kali, the dynamic Lubavitcher askan, member of the hanhala of Chabad mosdos in Kiryat Shmuel and director of the Matteh Sheva Mitzvos B’nei Noach, but few know about the difficult challenge that he has been contending with thes…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 2:12pm -
  • DON’T STARE
    The Torah enjoins us against tormenting an eved ivri (Jewish slave) with avodas perech (backbreaking labor); this includes giving the slave avoda sh’ein lah kitzvah (work with no discernible end), or work that serves no real purpose other than keep…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 2:09pm -
  • ULTIMATE GRATITUDE AND JOY!
    When Leah, Jacob’s first wife, gives birth to her fourth son she names him Yehudah because, she says, “this time I will thank [Odeh] G-d.”
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 2:06pm -
  • CONQUER YOUR MIND
    This Shabbos is the Shabbos before 9-10 Kislev, the birthday, yahrtzait and Chag HaGeula of the Mitteler Rebbe.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 2:04pm -
  • BRIS IN THE HIMALAYAS
    The district rabbi who was circumcised moments before his flight to New York, the Yugoslavian soldier who accosted a rabbi and was later killed al kiddush Hashem, a bris in a forsaken village in the Himalayas, and a medical miracle for a baby in the…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 2:02pm -
  • THIS ROOM IS HOLY OF HOLIES
    The fascinating story of Dr. Mordechai Menachem Mendel Glazman, the first doctor to examine the Rebbe the night of Shmini Atzeres 5738
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 1:57pm -
  • THE LONG ROAD HOME
    Every year, thousands of Israelis walk the Israel National Trail, which starts at Kibbutz Dan in the north and goes south all the way to the Taba border crossing near Eilat. It includes historical sites and extraordinary natural phenomena. * As in ev…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 1:48pm -
  • PARSHAS VaYeitzei
    Click for articles on the parshaClick for videos and more articles on the parsha…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Nov 17, 4:13pm -
  • LET THE ONE WHO IS KIND CAST HIM OUT
    The lesson from this applies to one who encounters a Jew and sees in him something lowly and unbecoming, G-d forbid, seeing him as an outcast, not worthy to be among the encampment of the Jewish people, G-d forbid. In that situation, the Torah states…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 1:36pm -

Forward Magazine

Moment Magazine

  • Spice Box | A Kosher Car Wash?

    Spice Box | A Kosher Car Wash?

    The Torah tells us not to boil a goat in its mother’s milk—but we’re not sure what the Torah says about truck washes.The post Spice Box | A Kosher Car Wash? appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversation Begin Here.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 4:46pm -
  • Book Review | Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio

    Book Review | Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio

    Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack. The Warner Brothers. Theirs was a family show, one for all and all for one. The post Book Review | Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversat…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 4:21pm -
  • ‘No One Said a Word’: When Powerful Men Prey on Women

    ‘No One Said a Word’: When Powerful Men Prey on Women

    Suddenly, strong arms enveloped me from behind and a man’s body pressed up against my posterior. I looked around, startled. I was stunned to see it was our host, the presidential candidate. The post ‘No One Said a Word’: When Powerful Men Prey…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 3:18pm -
  • No Patience for Patriarchy

    No Patience for Patriarchy

    First-Time Knesset member Aida Touma-Sliman is a Palestinian, an Arab, a communist and a feminist who fights for the rights of all Israeli women.The post No Patience for Patriarchy appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversa…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 1:20pm -
  • ‘If I Was at Risk, I’d Rather Know’: Our Readers’ Genetic Testing Stories

    ‘If I Was at Risk, I’d Rather Know’: Our Readers’ Genetic Testing Stories

    In our last issue, we wrote about genetic diseases that affect those of Jewish ancestry. We also asked our readers to share their experiences with genetic testing. They told us about the anticipation, worry and—hopefully—relief involved in the p…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 11:32am -
  • After Hurricane Harvey, a Synagogue Pitches In

    After Hurricane Harvey, a Synagogue Pitches In

    When hurricane Harvey devastated Southeastern Texas in late August, Rabbi Yehosua Wender was in his home waiting for the storm. Within an hour of the rain starting, the streets were flooded with two feet of water.The post After Hurricane Harvey, a S…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 5:34pm -
  • What American Jewish Children Learn About Israel

    What American Jewish Children Learn About Israel

    This story is part of Moment’s multi-issue exploration into the Israel and american jewish divide. When I was in fourth grade, the night before Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, my classmates and I gathered in the cafeteria of my Jewis…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 5:14pm -
  • Fiction | The Garden of Evil

    Fiction | The Garden of Evil

    “Have you heard about the movie?” Dorota asked. “What movie?” said Sylwia. Why, she thought, am I always the last to know?The post Fiction | The Garden of Evil appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversation Begin He…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 2:36pm -
  • The Thermometer Interview: Lili Bayer

    The Thermometer Interview: Lili Bayer

    Spotlight: George Soros. Temperature: 100 degrees.The post The Thermometer Interview: Lili Bayer appeared first on Moment Magazine - The Next 5,000 Years of Conversation Begin Here.
    - 13 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 2:40pm -
  • Interview | Lisa Pleskow Kassow: Director, Trinity College Hillel and Senior Associate Chaplain for Jewish Life

    Interview | Lisa Pleskow Kassow: Director, Trinity College Hillel and Senior Associate Chaplain for Jewish Life

    It’s the 70th anniversary of Trinity College Hillel. How has the college changed since you started almost 17 years ago?The post Interview | Lisa Pleskow Kassow: Director, Trinity College Hillel and Senior Associate Chaplain for Jewish Life appeare…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 3:40pm -

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

  • Thanksgiving 2017: How to be More Effective at a Thanksgiving Gathering

    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 8:32pm -
  • ESRA–the Environmental and Social Responsibility Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
    Full Text of the ESRA   [Note: the Constitution does not specify the length or form of Constitutional Amendments. With reactionary forces re-interpreting the Constitution to make corporations a person with rights while dismantling equal rights legi…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 12:36pm -
  • #GivingTuesday is right around the corner, and we need your help!
    Do you love what we do at Tikkun and the Network of Spiritual Progressives but don’t have a lot of money? Here’s a great way to support us. #GivingTuesday is Tuesday, November 28th. You can support us by setting up a fundraiser …Read more >>
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 7:03pm -
  • The Republican Tax Cuts Could Bankrupt Our Country
    Dear senators: Don’t bankrupt our country Jeffrey Sachs     ||     November 20, 2017     ||     CNN Jeffrey Sachs is a professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University. The opinions expressed in t…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 3:26pm -
  • An Empathy-Deficit-Disorder in this President and Ourselves
    I do not know the name of that young African American, but I know that the likes of her are our hope for a more united United States and a truly globalized humanity.Read more >>
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 12:45pm -
  • Thanksgiving Mythology and Reality
    The Thanksgiving Myth by Cliff DuRand [This talk was given at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of San Miguel of Allende, November 23, 2008] In many ways the Thanksgiving celebration is a unique festivity. As harvest festivals go it’s not parti…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Nov 17, 1:49am -
  • Saudis Can’t Win Their War in Yemen
    Saudi Arabia is embroiled in a war in Yemen that it can’t win. Saudi Arabia seems to have bitten off more than it can chew in Yemen. On March 26, 2015, the kingdom launched Operation Decisive Storm, a broad Arab-Islamic …Read more >>
    - 8 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 10:14am -
  • EU Member States Take a Major Step Toward a European Arm
    EU member states take major step toward a European army By Peter Schwarz 14 November 2017 The European Union has taken a major step toward developing the capacity to wage war in the future independently of and, if necessary, against …Read more >>
    - 9 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 9:51am -
  • A Note From Germany
    FROM GENDER TO JAMAICA by Victor Grossman, Tikkun’s Berlin Correspondant   It didn’t affect many people directly, but even small victories are welcome these days. Germany’s Constitutional Court just ruled that no-one should be forced to declar…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 9:20pm -
  • Sodomites in our own time
    Rabbi Rothbaum presents a humorous yet actually very serious account of what it means to be a Sodomite today. Though we in the liberal and progressive world might immediately identify his description with the policies of the Trump Administration and…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 5:05pm -
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