Jewish Voices on Campus

We are asking you to invest five minutes of your time to hear some of the brightest young people in America today tell their stories: The Jewish Voices on Campus Right now, it has less than 10,000 views. With your help, a million people will…

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Details of yesterday’s attack in Har Nof from Rebbetzin Heller.

Dear friends, Yesterday at about 7am my daughter Miri called. “Mordechai just came home from shul. He said that Arabs came in and are shooting, and that a man with an axe is hitting everyone. Some of the people threw chairs at them, but it…

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Woman asks her “angel” for one really big favor

OCTOBER 3, 2014, 6:27 PM|Tricia Somers was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. She met an angel who changed her life when she was recovering from a procedure at a hospital in Harrisburg, Pa. Steve Hartman goes “On The Road.”

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Living for Your Résumé … or Your Eulogy

Can we balance our drive for success with our drive for meaning and virtue? by David Brooks and TED Talks Within each of us are two selves: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love –…

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The Jewish Story Behind Spock

Leonard Nimoy explains how the hand-gesture of the Priestly blessing became the sign for Spock’s Vulcan salute. by Leonard Nimoy and Wexler Oral History Project

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Paula Abdul: “I Am Committed To Keep The Sabbath”

How’s this for support? Celebrity and former American Idol judge Paula Abdul has promised to join Jews all around the world in keeping shabbos on the 24th and 25th of October. The Shabbos Project is a unique, international grassroots Jewish identity movement that unites all…

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Why I Think This World Should End

A musical plea to meet anger with sympathy, hatred with compassion, cruelty with kindness. by Prince Ea This contemporary rap video won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, but his message rings true and as we approach Rosh Hashanah it gives us something to think about.

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The Gaza War in 5 Minutes: Thoughts from Col. Richard Kemp

Britain’s former armed forces commander in Afghanistan talks to Jerusalem U about the double standards in the treatment of Israel during the recent Gaza conflict.

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Zak Ebrahim: I am the son of a terrorist. Here’s how I chose peace.

If you’re raised on dogma and hate, can you choose a different path? Zak Ebrahim was just seven years old when his father helped plan the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. His story is shocking, powerful and, ultimately, inspiring.

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4 Contemporary Lessons from the Second World War

by David A. Harris Marking its 75th solemn anniversary, important lessons for today’s world. September 1, 2014 Exactly 75 years ago today, Nazi Germany invaded Poland, which valiantly sought to resist the onslaught, but was overwhelmed by the numerically and technologically superior invading army. Two days later,…

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