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Jewish View-Rabbi Israel Rubin, Director, Capital Chabad

01.02.2014

Rabbi Rubin reminisces about his 40 years since he was sent to Albany by Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Grand Rebbe of the Chabad Lubavitch movement.

The Jewish View-Clara Simon

19.01.2014

Clara Simon talks about her secular background and why she turned to Judaism. She also tells how being Chabad she is more liberated and living a more purposeful life.

The Jewish View – Leah Caras

14.02.2013

25.12.2013

Esti Simon, the daughter-in-law of co-host Rabbi Nachman Simon, discusses the trials and tribulations of setting up and maintaining a successful Chabad House in Canada at Queens University and in a community with a small Jewish population.

Jewish View-Mrs. Esti Simon, co-director, Chabad Student Centre, Kingston Ontario

25.12.2013

Esti Simon, the daughter-in-law of co-host Rabbi Nachman Simon, discusses the trials and tribulations of setting up and maintaining a successful Chabad House in Canada at Queens University and in a community with a small Jewish population.

Yiddish poetry wins first prize at international children’s book fair

A book on Yiddish published by a Polish Jewish group has won first prize at one of the world’s leading professional fairs for children’s literature.
Purim in Jaljulya
Haaretz
And so, while the day began, as it should, with the light and laughter of giddy children, it ended with me standing in a long shadow cast by the forces of darkness. Leora Eren Frucht is an editor at Haaretz.com. To get the latest from Haaretz Follow 
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A poem for Purim: An Esther in disguise
Jerusalem Post
Jpost.com, the online edition of the Jerusalem Post Newspaper – the most read and best-selling English-language newspaper in Israel. For analysis and opinion from Israel, the Jewish World and the Middle East. Jpost.com offers expert and in-depth 
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Purim 1953: Jews in the Communist empire
Jerusalem Post
During that period I didn’t know who was this famous Yiddish actor, director of the StateJewish Theater and chairman of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee, which was very helpful in the fight against Hitler. In my youth there was no place either for 
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cultural history of Jewish dress
Jerusalem Post
A new exhibition at the Israel Museum titled “Dress Codes – Revealing the JewishWardrobe” features over 100 costumes from four continents. The rich display showcases the colors, textures, history and symbolism of clothing, offering a cross-cultural 
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Madonna Celebrates Jewish Holiday As the Mother of Dragons
Celebuzz
Leave it to Madonna to celebrate a religious holiday with a dash of popular culture. In honor of Purim, a Jewish Holiday celebrated on March 15th and 16th, the Queen of Pop broke out her best Game of Thrones inspired duds and took to Instagram without 
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What You Missed in the News: March 9 – 16
Shalom Life
 at Shalom Life, as we continued with our 4th annual Top 20 Under 40 series. To recap, we have compiled a list of our top stories for the week of March 9th, containing our most read, most interesting, and most talked about material focusing on a 
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Purim 1953: Jews in the Communist empire
Jerusalem Post
The real “crime” of Jewish writers was their activity in Jewish culture. By preserving Yiddishkeit, even at a very low intensity, they were an obstacle to Stalin’s plan to accomplish the Soviet “final solution of Jewish question”: total assimilation of 
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Marvin’s Dance

by Eli Levine
Marvin Casey’s amazing journey from black, Church-going hip hop dancer to yeshiva student, English/dance instructor in Israel.

Your Second Name, Reincarnation Part 2

by Rabbi Pinchas Winston
After you die, angels will ask you: What is your second name? Here’s how to reply.

Zhidovka: A Jew in Ukraine

by Anna Brener
As a child, that dreadful word Zhid echoed through my hometown. Don’t think the anti-Semitism is no longer there.

The Runner who Must Fall

by Sara Debbie Gutfreund
Post-Purim inspiration from a marathon runner with M.S. whose legs go numb when she runs.

Prophet

by Rabbi Adam Jacobs
The film Noah has been banned by some Islamic authorities for depicting a prophet of God. What is the Jewish view of prophecy?

Yeah, But What Is He Really Like?

by Rabbi Tzvi Nightingale
Three keys to peering into the soul of the person you’re dating.

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“The Secret” Revealed

by Rabbi Benjamin Blech
God as a cosmic bellhop.

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