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Nordic Film Series at FAHC to feature Swedish Drama, Simon and the Oaks | News, Sports, Jobs – Daily Mining Gazette

| February 14, 2020

The Nordic Film Series at Finlandia Universitys Finnish American Heritage Center continues this month with the 2012 Swedish drama Simon and the Oaks. The film will be shown at 2 p.m

Breaking Glass: How Kyle Soller Found His Way Into the Role of a Lifetime – Broadway.com

| February 14, 2020

Kyle Soller's callback forThe Inheritance was one for the books. He walked into a London audition room in late 2017 with a great desire to play Eric Glass, the leadrole of the new play.An American actor finding success in the U.K.,something spoke to him about the 400-pagescript, which hed already leapt headfirst into for an earlier seemingly successful audition for esteemed director Stephen Daldry.

Women learning Talmud – The Jewish Standard

| February 14, 2020

The Talmud is the basis of everything in Judaism, Rabbanit Michelle Cohen Farber said. Most of our Judaism comes from the Talmud, and learning it creates a different understanding of our tradition and our religion

The Fitbit Generation Discovers the Talmud – Atlanta Jewish Times

| February 14, 2020

Ive never studied Talmud systematically or regularly. When I do encounter a nugget of wisdom from the vast anthology of rabbinic law and lore, its usually cherry-picked one of a half-dozen or more Jewish texts out of which rabbis and Judaic teachers build a sermon or lesson. If youre like me, you can probably compile your own Talmud Top Ten of famous passages, like whoever saves a life, it is considered as if they saved an entire world (Sanhedrin 37a)

The Mysteries of the Sh’ma – Mosaic

| February 14, 2020

From when does one read the shma in the evening?Opening words, Mishnah and Talmud Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is One. This simple sentence in the Hebrew Bible, known by its first word as the shma (hear), is also the first subject addressed in the Talmud and the first biblical verse taught to Jewish children

The battle of the Beit Midrash has been decided – Haaretz

| February 14, 2020

After having fought them for years, now religious Zionist rabbis glorify learned women like Professor Vered Noam and hold them up as a shining example The welcome and well-deserved awarding of the Israel Prize in Talmud Studies to Noam is another stamp of approval for the success of the religious feminist movement, and a moment of triumph for liberalism in Israel.

Letter to the editor for Feb. 14, 2020 | Opinion – Brazosport Facts

| February 14, 2020

Writer answers defenses of presidents behavior Id like to address some issues Dave Alston raised in his recent letter. I spoke to Christianity because they are the majority in this county

George Steiners profound criticism of Zionism will haunt us forever – Forward

| February 14, 2020

Last week, on February 3, George Steiner, literary critic, author, and philosopher passed away at the age of 90.

Book review: Rediscovering the sacred at the heart of scriptures – The Providence Journal

| February 14, 2020

"The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts," by Karen Armstrong. Bodley Head/Penguin/Random House, 549 pages. $35

Sedra of the Week: Yitro – Jewish News

| February 14, 2020

Immediately preceding the giving of the Ten Commandments, the Jewish people are instructed to set boundaries around the mountain with a warning that read: Beware of ascending the mountain or touching its edge. After three days of preparation, Moses is summoned to the peak of the mountain and God tells him to warn the people not to come up the mountain. Moses suggests it is not necessary to repeat the warning, but God insists that theyre warned a second time


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