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The Nations of Canaan
July 27, 2015 – 12:05 am
The Nations of Canaan

The people who lived in the Land of Canaan are often referred to as the Canaanites, but this was actually…

Mourning Jerusalem I: A Brief History of the First Temple
July 26, 2015 – 12:06 am
Mourning Jerusalem I: A Brief History of the First Temple

Today, Jews all over the world are observing the fast of Tisha B’Av. It is on this day that the Jewish people mourn the…

Mourning Jerusalem II: A Brief History of the Second Temple
July 26, 2015 – 12:03 am
Mourning Jerusalem II: A Brief History of the Second Temple

The Babylonian Exile that followed the destruction of the First Temple lasted for 70 years. Under the leadership of…

The Saddest Day of the Jewish Calendar
July 24, 2015 – 12:05 am
The Saddest Day of the Jewish Calendar

The saddest day on the Jewish calendar, the ninth of Av, is tomorrow.* (*)This year the 9th of Av is…

The Tragic Story of Bar Kamtza
July 24, 2015 – 12:03 am
The Tragic Story of Bar Kamtza

According to Jewish tradition, God allowed the Second Temple to be destroyed because of…

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July 23, 2015 – 1:00 am
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The First World War and the Jews
July 23, 2015 – 12:05 am
The First World War and the Jews

A great deal has been written about the devastation that resulted from the First World War, which left millions…

The Second Uprising
July 22, 2015 – 12:05 am
The Second Uprising

History is a study in cause and effect. Today, on the 9th of Av (Saturday, July 25. Fast observed on Sunday, July 26), the Jewish people mourn…

Creating Your Treasure Map to Your Dream Life
July 21, 2015 – 2:00 pm
Creating Your Treasure Map to Your Dream Life

Whatever path we choose, being consistent and committed is the key to success. A fun and creative exercise is to…

What’s in the Book: Job
July 21, 2015 – 12:05 am
What’s in the Book: Job

While the Book of Job (Iyov in Hebrew) is frequently quoted, it is a book that not many lay-people read. A challenging work philosophically, it is…

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