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Torah Portion – VayeraConnecticut Jewish Ledger

In previous commentaries, I have queried which of the two major protagonists of the akeda (binding of Isaac) story suffered the greater test: Abraham (Abram), 

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Darkness to Light: New Torah Dedicated in Kostroma zalman

The last letters of the Torah scroll were written in a special ceremony and  the new Torah scroll, and the event concluded with a festive meal that continued for 
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Ben-Dahan: Moshav Amatzia is the Real Face of JudaismArutz Sheva

Deputy Minister of Religious Services, Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan (Bayit Yehudi), attended on Thursday a Torah welcoming ceremony (“Hachnasat Sefer Torah“) in 

 

Senator Cory Booker: A liberal African-American Baptist who loves Haaretz

I’ve heard a number of Booker’s speeches to Jewish groups, and they are remarkable – the kind of erudite, soul-stirring divrei Torah you expect from the most 
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Shas Torah Council Not Breaking ApartYeshiva World News

They are remaining on the Council of Torah Sages of the Shas party. Rav Maya added that he does not know who is behind the rumors, stating “I am not aware 
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Women’s Torah group launched in WestportWestport-News

Beth Israel of Westport/Norwalk on King Street has announced a new women’s Torah study group. The group will meet every Tuesday from 10 to 11:15 a.m. with 
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Eichler: Rabin Didn’t Think of Harming the Torah WorldYeshiva World News

“Defense Minister Yitzchak Rabin never thought for a moment to harm theTorah world or yeshivos and this was not because of coalition considerations. Agudas 
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Rabbi Krakowski: Parshas VayeiraYeshiva World News

This week’s Sedra contains one of the most perplexing portions of the Torah. Avraham Avinu, who preached against human sacrifice at a time when this was a 
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Israel Inspired: The most influential man in history – then and nowJerusalem Post

Some may see the Torah as a book of laws, a code of ethics and an all-encompassing directive on lifestyle. And the text is not meant to be a spiritual guide for 
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D’var Torah: Parashat VayeiraSt. Louis Jewish Light

Rachel LaVictoire, 18, is a recipient of the prestigious Nemerov Writing and Thomas H. Elliott Merit scholarships at Washington University, where she is a 
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How Important Are Ethics?The Jewish Press

Question: In our daily prayers we state that Talmud Torah – the teaching of Torah – is equivalent to all the other mitzvot. What, however, comes under the 
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Orthodox, Conservative, reform congregations create unique study Cleveland Jewish News

The community learning project is called “Shalom Hevruta,” which in Hebrew means peace and studying Torah with a friend. The first event in the series will be 
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REPORT: Lonegan Wins the Ultra Orthodox Lakewood Vote 3-1JP Updates

Apparently, Cory Booker’s Devar Torah did not help much. Republican Tea Party activist Steve Lonegan picked up 74% of the Ultra Orthodox/Hasidic Vote in 

 

 

Torah creation benefits synagogueSun-Sentinel

Beneath a tallit chuppah on the bima at Temple Dor Dorim in Weston, aTorah scribe wrote letters using a quill pen and special ink. Creating a new Torah is a 

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Torah Bright Strives for Three Gold Medals at 2014 Olympic GamesTransworld Snowboarding

Golden girl Torah Bright, the 2010 Olympic halfpipe champion, is currently in training for the 2014 Games. This is already an exciting story, as she looks to 

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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: Torah’s Commander-in-ChiefThe Jewish Voice

The Jewish world mourns the loss of one of the greatest Torah leaders of the generation. Born in 1920 in Baghdad, Iraq to Rabbi Yaakov and G’orgia Ovadia, 

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Ahavas Torah to host special Shabbat programsJewish News of Greater Phoenix

Ahavas Torah in Scottsdale has three special Shabbat programs scheduled. Rabbi Ilan Feldman of Congregation Beth Jacob in Atlanta will be the guest 

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How will we respond when we stray?Sun-Sentinel

In truth, rhetorical questions play an important role in the Torah and usually appear in order to present a criticism. For example, when God asks Adam, “Ayeka,” 

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After 100 years: New Torah inauguratedFederation of Jewish Communities of the CIS

Hundreds of community members, guests and dignitaries, participated in the festive inauguration of a new Torah scroll that was introduced into the Synagogue 

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Torah Portion – VayeraConnecticut Jewish Ledger

In previous commentaries, I have queried which of the two major protagonists of the akeda (binding of Isaac) story suffered the greater test: Abraham (Abram), 

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Female soldier called to TorahJewish Community Voice

An Orthodox female Israeli soldier was called up to the Torah during holiday services on a military base in what was being called a first. At Simchat Torah 

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Attorney: Monsey rabbi tied to divorce gang could be released on The Journal News | LoHud.com

The FBI raided Yeshiva Shaarei Torah in Monsey in connection with an investigation into a gang that pressured men into giving their wives religious divorces.

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Will Deutsch: Drawing on Jewish cultureThe Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

Or a painting of Orthodox Jewish men dancing with a Torah or playing klezmer music. This is the art that Will Deutsch grew up around, and while it may capture 

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Justice Minister Livni’s [Anti Torah] Reform Plan – Yeshiva World NewsY.W. Editor

The Movement feels that “religion should be for everyone” and rather than elevating the people to adherence of Torah and mitzvos, The Movement feels it may 

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