Category Archives: Judaism

14Feb, 2017

A New Year of the Trees

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New Year for Trees festival

At New Year for Trees festival, appreciate trees, flowers and plants and to remember to take care of nature.
It’s just February, but most of us are anxiously awaiting warmer temperatures, fresh vegetables and flowers from the garden. Our new year might occur in J…

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03Nov, 2016

Yom Kippur, a Day to Reflect and Atone

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Celebrating Yom Kippur

Celebrating Yom Kippur
Fall is a time of harvest and carnivals. Whether you celebrate Samhain, Sukkot or Mehregan, it’s a time to enjoy the fruits of your labor and prepare for the upcoming year. In the Jewish tradition, the New Year is celebrated about 15 days b…

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18Jan, 2016

Three Religions in the House of One Building – Can You Imagine?

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House of One

House of One
You’ve heard the old joke, “A rabbi, a priest, and an imam walk into a bar…” Well, this will soon be a reality, except it won’t be a bar, it will be a place of worship, called the House of One. Amazing as it sounds, this religious building in…

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11Jan, 2016

Common Misconceptions About Judaism

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Misconceptions About Judaism

Misconceptions About Judaism
With the FBI’s Hate Crime report from 2014 identifying the Jewish community as the biggest target of hate crimes, it’s time to consider why people target Jews. Jews are often stereotyped because of generalizations of their religion….

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20Mar, 2015

Judaism and the Life of Leonard Nimoy

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Leonard Nimoy and Judaism

Leonard Nimoy, best known as Spock on “Star Trek,” died on February 27. He was 83 and had been suffering from pulmonary disease, which he attributed to many years of smoking. Nimoy was born in Boston, and his parents were Yiddish-speaking Orthodox Jews who emig…

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23Jan, 2015

Five Major World Religions and Their Important Holidays

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Boy holding globe, representing larger world full of dozens of religions

There are many diverse religions and almost every day is sacred for somebody, some place in the world. Having awareness and respect for different world religions and holidays, even if they differ from one’s own beliefs, can help you better navigate an increasingl…

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