Kayla Moore’s smile and her intonation, are also, frankly, nods to a certain strain of Christianity.
“Hanukkah,” defined in one word, is “dedication.” Or more elaborately, for the holiday’s namesake — “the re-dedication of the Temple as a temple.”
Thanksgiving has always been a holiday Jews are very comfortable with. And that may because we are literally “the People of Thanksgiving.”
“The Bible that former president Shimon Peres gave the pope Benedictus XIV on his visit is presented in a special place in the waiting room.”
Torah scholarship is about understanding the depths of a subject. That’s why Pruitt’s remarks are particularly disturbing.
Scholars knew that the Latin root for this word was indicere, from dicere, which means “to say.” The English word dictate is a close relative
“It is time to acknowledge that the region can be a dangerous place for LGBT students, Jewish students, women and students of color.”
Peggy Noonan called the removal of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson’s stained-glass windows from Washington, D.C., a “shonda.” Say what?
A Tel Aviv coffee shop is offering free challahs for those who need them by leaving challahs on café tables for an hour each Friday afternoon.
“Of course, in the context of Russian history the word has a strongly anti-Semitic tinge.”