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Berlin schools grant humanists their own holiday
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Berlin schools grant humanists their own holiday

BERLIN -- Schools in Berlin have recognized World Humanist Day as a holiday on a par with All Saints' Day, Yom Kippur and Eid al-Fitr. The decision means Berlin pupils who subscribe to humanism -- a philosophy that rejects the existence of ... CTV News, 1 month ago
Jerusalem Post


In 1974, Susan Sontag's film Promised Lands , shot in 1973 in Israel during the weeks following the Yom Kippur War, and which might be called an encounter with Israel at war, was panned in the New York Times by a reviewer who objected to Sontag's ...
 Geist1 week ago Israel heading into 2015: Strong on tactics, weak on strategy  Jerusalem Post3 weeks ago

A society shaped by military arrogance

A new play recently opened in Tel Aviv about a Yom Kippur general shows that nothing has really changed: We are still permitted to do anything, in the army and in civilian life, then and now. Gorodish again? That war again? How much more can we ...
 Haaretz1 month ago

At 93, Rabbi Leonard Beerman still stirs passions with pacifist views

Racked by pain, the 93-year-old rabbi walked shakily to the lectern to give his sermon on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year. Then his spine straightened. His gaze grew firm. "Another Yom Kippur," he said. "Another 500 children of Gaza ...
 Los Angeles Times1 month ago Leonard Beerman dies at 93; pacifist rabbi of L.A.'s Leo Baeck Temple  Los Angeles Times1 month ago A rabbi's controversial words on Mideast violence  Los Angeles Times1 month ago
The Times Of Israel

IN PICTURES: Ethiopians celebrate Sigd in Jerusalem

Exactly 50 days after Yom Kippur, Ethiopian Jews mark the Sigd, a special holiday marking their desire to reach Holy L - see stunning pictures from Jerusalem Sigd event, which showcases diverse Beta Israel community. Ynetnews Sigd is a holiday ...
 Ynet News2 months ago Non-Ethiopians join in Sigd, the holiday of Torah and aliya to Israel  The Times Of Israel2 months ago

Fabled commander set to tackle Netanyahu

A 76-year-old former IDF general who blocked the Egyptian army's advance in the crucial opening hours of the 1973 Yom Kippur War is now seeking to push Israel to embrace Cairo and other moderate Arab partners in order to bring peace. The full text ...
 Haaretz2 months ago
Tikkun Magazine

High Holidays in the Hospital

On Rosh Hashanah it is written, and on Yom Kippur it is sealed. Who shall live and who shall die, who shall perish by fire and who by water, who by Roman soldier and who by cancer… Created by Ruth Cohen Golmant, the author's longtime friend, ...
 Tikkun Magazine2 weeks ago Drone Warfare  Jewish Week3 days ago Drone Warfare: Who Shall Live And Who Shall Die?  Jewish Week4 days ago
Australian Jewish News

Playing support for Rolling Stones

WHILE most Jews were sitting in shul on Yom Kippur this year, 27-year-old Gideon Bensen was performing on one of the world's most sought-after stages in Texas. His band, The Preatures, had scored a spot at the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
 Australian Jewish News1 month ago The New Year's Guide to Improving Your Job Search  Huffington Post3 weeks ago Chanukah Celebrates Rededication  Family Security Matters1 month ago Video Round Up: New Year Celebrations Around the World  Education World1 month ago
Jewish News UK

Chanukah means candles… and cholesterol

Andrew Phillips reflects on what Chanukah means to him… When I was 10, I certainly didn't fast on Yom Kippur, and Rosh Hashanah and Pesach were a blur of family, synagogue and long dinners. But Chanukah meant one thing and that was gifts.
 Jewish News UK1 month ago

Yom Kippur In The Big House

For the sin which we have committed before You under duress or willingly. And for the sin which we have committed before You by hard-heartedness. These English words have always appeared opposite the traditional Hebrew text of the viduy ...
 Jewish Week2 months ago
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