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Call for High Holiday Art

The Jewish Art Salon is collaborating with the Jewish Artists Initiative of Southern California in an exchange exhibit.

Title of the exhibition: Dimensions of Spirituality – Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot… 193 more words

Richard McBee

“The Holocaust must lead us to fundamentally rethink how we, here and now, behave towards the other”: the Israeli army’s deputy chief of staff

The Israeli army’s deputy chief of staff Major General Yair Golan gave a Holocaust Remembrance Day address at Tel Yitzhak. He said: “The Holocaust should bring us to ponder our public lives and, furthermore, it must lead anyone who is capable of taking public responsibility to do so. 13 more words

HumanRights

#TieBlog #AhareiMot

Having just completed Passover, our Torah reading this week, Parashat Aharei Mot, takes us to the opposite pole of the Jewish calendar. The reading describes the elaborate rites carried out by the kohanim (priests), and particularly the High Priest, on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. 197 more words

Acharei Mot (Lev. 16:1-18:30)

Acharei Mot is usually read as part of a double portion with Kedoshim (19:1-20:27).  Where Acharei Mot concerns rituals and atonement for past behavior, Kedoshim includes a lot of laws concerning personal behavior.  948 more words

“The Holocaust must lead us to fundamentally rethink how we, here and now, behave towards the other”: the Israeli army's deputy chief of staff

The Israeli army’s deputy chief of staff Major General Yair Golan gave a Holocaust Remembrance Day address at Tel Yitzhak. He said:

“The Holocaust should bring us to ponder our public lives and, furthermore, it must lead anyone who is capable of taking public responsibility to do so. 394 more words

Countries Under Pressure

Two Sons, Two Sins, Two Goats

Betsy Morgan (SBM ‘13, ‘14) is currently a pre-junior at Drexel University studying Materials Science and Engineering and wishes a happy birthday to her sister Adena Morgan (SBM ‘11, ‘13) 1,247 more words

Acharei Mot

Yom Kippur is unique among the festivals – apart from the offering to God, another goat is chosen to be sent into the desert, carrying the people’s sins. 114 more words