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The Feast of Weeks
May 19, 2015 – 12:08 am
The Feast of Weeks

Shavuot, which we begin celebrating Saturday night (May 23rd), is the only holiday in the Torah not listed by…

Whose First Fruits
May 19, 2015 – 12:03 am
Whose First Fruits

When the Oral Law was first codified, most Jews lived in agrarian settings. Today, being less familiar with…

Mandi & Adam: “Thank you JDate…”
May 18, 2015 – 5:21 pm
Mandi & Adam: “Thank you JDate…”

Thank you JDate for helping us cross the street to one another!

Green Cheesecake at Midnight
May 18, 2015 – 12:05 am
Green Cheesecake at Midnight

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs…

In the Wilderness
May 18, 2015 – 12:03 am
In the Wilderness

The Torah was given to the Jewish nation in the midst of the wilderness on a tiny mountain called Sinai. Throughout the Torah, however…

The Name Jerusalem
May 17, 2015 – 12:07 am
The Name Jerusalem

Initially, King David ruled from Hebron, but Hebron was not the ideal location for the seat of government. Not only was Hebron…

The Life of King David
May 17, 2015 – 12:05 am
The Life of King David

According to tradition, King David was born and died on Shavuot. In the annals of Jewish history, David was more than a king…

Math and Science
May 15, 2015 – 12:05 am
Math and Science

Born in Bialystock on March 31, 1810, Hayyim Selig Slonimski completed writing his first textbook on mathematics when he…

What Makes for the Best Chance of a Good Marriage?
May 14, 2015 – 6:00 am
What Makes for the Best Chance of a Good Marriage?

Filmmakers love one particular love story. A woman and a man are polar opposites, and for the first part of the movie they clash with one another as their discord makes it seemingly impossible to get along. And then, slowly but surely, love conquers all… But what about in the real world?

The Eternal Study
May 14, 2015 – 12:05 am
The Eternal Study

In just over a week, Jewish people around the world will celebrate the festival of Shavuot, a holiday that marks…

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