Board Member Quits LGBT Synagogue Over Gaza

After Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum read Gazan casualty names aloud at Congregation Beth Simchat Torah, a board member quit, claiming ‘Hamas propaganda’ had infected the pulpit.


Where Is Bibi’s 'Mazel Tov' for Mahmoud and Morel?

After an anti-assimilation group urged the public to disrupt a Muslim-Jewish wedding, Israel’s president condemned the incitement. But the prime minister stayed silent.


Godology: In the Beginning

If I don’t believe that God created everything, does that mean I can’t believe in Him (or Her) at all? Elissa Strauss and Rabbi Scott Perlo discuss the big questions.


Cairo Truce Hopes Fading As Sides Stiffen Terms

Indications are mounting that the indirect Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire talks in Cairo could be heading for failure. J.J. Goldberg blames extremists on both sides.


'Unhappy Happiness,' Or What Rabbi Nachman And Pharell Have in Common

Rabbi Nachman taught, ‘It is a great mitzvah to be happy always.’ Despite Pharrell’s preaching, that may seem an unreachable ideal — but Jay Michaelson thinks there’s more to it than you think.

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