Friday, September 21, 2018

Judaism Tag

The Seeds of the Future

14:35 02 December in Latest, Religion
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By Daniel Kieval In the insightful children's book Noah’s Wife, which provides a modern-day expansion of the Biblical story of Noah, the title character Naamah goes out and gathers seeds from every kind of plant while her husband is busy collecting all of the animals for...

Kosher Goes Green

17:13 30 November in Culture, Latest, Religion
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By Lily Hoffman Simon Have you ever sat in an empty Chinese restaurant on Christmas day feeling like you are the only person in the whole country not congregating around a tree?  For those who keep kosher, resisting the temptation to order shrimp for their fried...

Saving the World Through Rest

14:27 16 November in Latest, Religion
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By Daniel Kieval Shabbat, the seventh day, the day of rest, is a strange concept to so many today. The long lists of prohibited actions seem to run counter to popular notions of individual choice and freedom, and the idea of temporarily disengaging from the continual...

How Do You Teach Human Rights?

10:56 08 March in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer On International Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27) this year, a report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) was released outlining the current Holocaust education curriculum in EU secondary schools.  The report advocates linking the study of that era with more...