Monthly Archives: January 2012

Occupy Haagen Dazs?

                                                                                … Continue reading

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From Ponevezh To Oslo

Recently, a team of Korean journalists visited the Ponevezh Yeshiva in Jerusalem to see the how Jews study Talmud.  Even for Israel, this was strange photo op –  a  group of Koreans, fully rigged out with a TV cameras,  winding … Continue reading

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Abraham’s Tent

Tomorrow, January 5th,  marks the Tenth of Tevet, a dawn-to-nightfall fast day commemorating the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem in the first temple period (586 BCE).  As with other fast days during the year, more than one historical tragedy … Continue reading

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