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Yom Kippur’s magic

Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Hassidic sect Vizhnitz gather on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean sea as they participate in a … Continued

Thing, City - Hungary
High holidays for Jewish atheists

I commemorate this time of year partly due to my Jewish tradition, but also because I want to help change that tradition into a more godless one.

The Moroccan-Jewish experience and why I have hope for peace in the Middle East

Secretary of State John Kerry has made it his personal mission to revive peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine. Yet … Continued

Rosh Hashanah: The start of a new year for humankind as a whole

REUTERS Jewish worshippers pray at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem’s Old City Sept. 16, 2012, ahead … Continued

Mitt Romney visits holy sites, marks one of the saddest days in Jewish history

JASON REED REUTERS U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney pauses in prayer as he visits the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest … Continued

At Sukkot, internalizing God

The holiday time is a process and experience of internalization of God as the core and goal of our lives, … Continued

God and the old Brooklyn Dodgers

Morry Gash AP Los Angeles Dodgers’ Rod Barajas scores from second on a hit by Jamey Carroll during the seventh … Continued

There isn’t a war on Christmas in North America

By Tim Muldoon This article is part of a series for the Patheos Holiday Monitor, which tracks the War on … Continued

A critical time for Hanukkah’s timeless questions

Hanukkah 2010 begins Wednesday night, December 1st. As Americans celebrate Hanukkah 5771 on the Jewish calendar, we also begin to … Continued

Jewish High Holidays for newcomers

By Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky The Jewish High Holidays begin on September 8, and for synagogues, that means undertaking complex … Continued