Sunday, November 18, 2018

Judaism Tag

Omar Meets Omer

21:42 04 April in Latest
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Today, there's more proof that The Wire--the obscure HBO series about Baltimore's drug dealers, cops, newspaper reporters that one day will get a lot of attention, mark my words, maybe even be called the greatest television series of its time (though some of us will...

The Kosher Higgs Boson

11:25 12 July in Culture, Latest, topics
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by Daniela Enriquez Last week, on the Fourth of July, while most Americans were celebrating their Independence Day, scientists working at CERN (the European Center for Nuclear Research) finally discovered the Higgs Boson, also known as “the God particle.” The entire scientific world celebrated the announcement,...

The Three-Hour Diet

15:24 10 July in Culture, Latest
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by Rebecca Borison Thanksgiving never really manages to excite me. Yes, it’s nice to be with family, but the whole feast aspect just isn’t that novel. I have that at least twice a week. It’s called Shabbat. Judaism is deeply rooted in its attachment to the culinary...

Judaism Goes Green

14:41 29 June in Culture, Latest
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by Kara A. Kaufman Throughout the past several decades, organizations like the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life, Teva Learning Center and Hazon—as well as many others—have sprung up seemingly out of thin air. Their major goal? To couple...

A Vietnamese Yom Kippur

17:06 02 May in Culture
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by Kelley Kidd A Yom Kippur spent fasting on the beautiful island paradise of Phu Quoc, in Vietnam, is not my typical Day of Atonement. But somehow that's where I found myself, fasting after a seaside dinner in a bungalow. I stayed up late that night...