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Why Vow?
July 14, 2015 – 12:03 am
Why Vow?

The framework of Jewish life is set by Jewish law. And, while Jewish law covers almost all aspects of life, there is a…

Telephone, Gramaphone, Helicopter…Emile Berliner
July 13, 2015 – 12:05 am
Telephone, Gramaphone, Helicopter…Emile Berliner

Emile Berliner (May 20, 1851 – August 3, 1929) came to America to avoid…

The 6 Best #RamahProblems Videos
July 10, 2015 – 4:07 pm
The 6 Best #RamahProblems Videos

Ramahniks: JDate and the Ramah Camping Movement bring you… RamahDate!

Beautiful and Strange Creatures
July 8, 2015 – 12:05 am
Beautiful and Strange Creatures

Summer vacation means different things to different people, but one of the most common tourist activities of the season is…

Rabbi Avraham Chaim Naeh
July 7, 2015 – 12:03 am
Rabbi Avraham Chaim Naeh

 Many people think of World War I as a European war, but, as its name suggests, the entire world was affected. In Palestine…

Five Wise Sisters
July 6, 2015 – 12:05 am
Five Wise Sisters

Few women are mentioned by name in the Torah, and those who are, are generally the major…

The Fast of the 17th of Tammuz
July 5, 2015 – 12:05 am
The Fast of the 17th of Tammuz

Everyone knows about Yom Kippur. There are, however, several other fast days in the Jewish calendar that are not nearly as well known…

The Three Weeks
July 5, 2015 – 12:02 am
The Three Weeks

“When Av enters, we must lessen our rejoicing,” declare the Talmudic sages in Ta’anit 26b. In truth, however, this period of…

Insights into the American Revolution
July 3, 2015 – 12:08 am
Insights into the American Revolution

The American Revolution was a time of great upheaval for the American colonists. Nearly everyone was affected. The Jewish colonists were no different…

The Power of Shabbat
July 3, 2015 – 12:05 am
The Power of Shabbat

Jewish life ebbs and flows around the celebration of Shabbat. The days of the week are labelled by…

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