Got Yiddish? Interested in learning Yiddish sayings and vocabulary? Check out the About Judaism Facebook page, which recently began featuring a different Yiddish proverb every week. There is also a growing list of Yiddish vocabulary definitions here on About.com. Yiddish sayings featured on Facebook so far: "Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven. " (Click here to like this saying on Facebook.) 3 Reasons There Are So Many Jews In Comedy. Six years ago, boyish Cracked editor Jack O'Brien suggested I write about why there are so many Jews in comedy.
Granted, we were discussing an article I had pitched about American Jews, but I have to admit the request struck me as a little odd -- not just because here at Cracked I'm the lone Jew amid an endless sea of dirty Irish bastards -- but because today we tend not to point these things out. Just like we don't mention how so many Greeks own diners or how often the brides I order through the mail turn out to. How Saudi Arabia Discriminates Against Jews - History of Saudi Arabian-US Discrimination Against Jews.
In 2004, U.S. Rep, Anthony Weiner, a New York Democrat, called on President Bush to deny travel visas to Saudi Arabians until the Saudi government explained what appeared to be a policy of banning Jews from traveling to the Kingdom. The Saudi government’s official tourism web site in 2004 listed four groups of people who would be denied visas regardless: China-Jewish Resources Compiled by Joy Katzen-Guthrie. Jewish China and Jewish Asia Resources on the Web Compiled by Joy Katzen-Guthrie Because I update this list continually, you can be of great assistance to me. If you discover a non-functioning link or know of a Jewish-Asia resource or related site of your own, please share it with me and I will update the site immediately.
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Charles Berelowitz made the photographs, and the music is from Mirel Reznik. Permission to post the presentations here was granted by Noemi Bruner on 25 June 2009. Mozilla Firefox.
Jewish Music and Humor. World Jewish Congress. World Jewish Congress. The following article by the Dutch novelist Leon de Winter appeared in the 'Wall Street Journal Europe' on 14 June 2010.
Anti-Semitism Is Salonfähig Again By Leon de Winter. The Jewish Community Center of Western Monmouth County - Annual Events. The WebYeshiva Blog. Jewish Federation of Monmouth County. Florence Singer Webrings... V'ahavta. Kabbala #1: What Is Kabbala? Thoughts on the Shema and V'ahavta. Jews say the Shema and V’ahavta twice a day.
The Shema, which actually includes theV’ahavta, represents the cornerstone of Jewish belief. In the Jewish renewal world, and elsewhere, I’ve seen an interest in providing new translations for this prayer. The Reform Movement recently published a new prayer book, which provides a very nice translation of the V’ahvta, which I like very much. During Rosh Hashanah services at my renewal community, Chadeish Yameinu, in Santa Cruz, however, I was struck by the translation by Rabbi Zalman Schacter-Shalomi included in our prayer book, and I’d like to share it here.
Hear O Yisrael, Yah who is, is our God, Yah who is, is One.Through time and space Your glory shines Majestic one.Love Yah, who is your God,in what your heart is in, in what you aspire to,in what you have made your own.May these values which I connect with your lifebe implanted in your feelings. Latest Jewish news. Drop Your Bags! Mr.
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The essence of wisdom is to know yourself. The key to greatness is doing a spiritual accounting. Every day, set aside time to ask yourself: What am I living for? The Enuma Elish: The Babylonian Creation Myth. Your Spiritual potential - Chabad Lubavitch of Western Monmouth County. Printed from ChabadWMC.com Ask the Rabbi Contact Home About.
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Here are ways to make it an exciting re-enactment of the liberation, rather than a dry history lesson. Read more. Zero to 10: First Decades / New Centuries. Objects tell stories.
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The letter castigated Israeli settlements and proposed “halting the diplomatic process” to “help stop this activity.” Jewish and Israeli blog bloggers and commentary. The Jewish Press Blog.