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The Non-Orthodox Jewish Denominations Fight Israel

The tensions between the non-Orthodox Jewish denominations and Israel seemingly became tense over the Israeli government’s decision to postpone plans for an egalitarian prayer space at the… 3,479 more words


A New Year's Resolution for Israel

Today is the secular new year.  In Israel, fittingly but quite strange for me, they say “shanah tovah”, the typical Jewish greeting for Rosh Hashanah- the Jewish New Year.  1,000 more words


Everything You Need to Know About: Chanukah 2017/5778

Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, begins at sundown on Tuesday, December 12, 2017/5778 (25th of Kislev) and lasts until Wednesday, December 20, 2017/5778. 399 more words

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Our RSS Story: Teaching and Parenting at a Jewish Day School

An interview with RSS parents Laurie and Joe Rayman P’ 21, ’21. Laurie is also a member of the RSS Faculty.

What do you both do for a living? 1,003 more words

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A Different Kind of Chanukah Celebration

By Natalie Silverstein, P’15, ’17, ’22

I was raised Ukranian Catholic by immigrant parents. Christmas was a very big deal at my house, but mostly from a religious and culinary perspective. 586 more words

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The Reform Movement and Birthright Trips

Birthright Drops Reform Program, Claims Kids Prefer Orthodox Tours
by JNi.Media
November 27, 2017

The Reform movement is no longer certified as a trip provider for Birthright, according to a Judy Maltz report in Haaretz Sunday ( 125 more words

Israel & Middle East

November 27th: 45 NFTY Events

While driving home from Chicago for Thanksgiving, my fiancee and I played a fun little game, counting the number of NFTY events each of us had attended. 235 more words

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