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Talmud comes alive in 1,800-year-old marble face found in Galilee – The Jerusalem Post

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A 1,800-year-old fountainhead in the shape of a face was uncovered by chance by a visitor at the Tzipori National Park in the Galilee, the Israel Nature and Parks Authority announced Monday.In the Babylonian Talmud, the Jewish sages warned their disciples that they should not place their mouth directly on the faucets of fountains shaped a human or animal-like creature to avoid the appearance of idol worshiping. The new discovery offers a powerful testimony of the Jewish text coming alive.With regard to figures of human faces [partzufot] that spray water in the cities, i.e. fountains, one may not place his mouth on the mouths of the figures and drink, because he appears to be kissing the object of idol worship

Thinking Shavuot, Torah and the Jewish people – The Jewish Star

| June 1, 2020

By Rabbi David Etengoff HaRav Yosef Dov Halevi Soloveitchik zatzal was one of the 19th centurys greatest European Torah scholars.

Are Conversion Standards In Israel Too Harsh? – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| June 1, 2020

Photo Credit: Chabad.org Over 3,100 years ago, Ruth left her land and people to accompany her Jewish mother-in-law, Naomi, to Eretz Yisrael with the intention of joining the Jewish people. According to the Talmud (Yevamos 47b), Naomi attempted to dissuade her, but once she saw Ruths resolve exemplified by her statement your people will be my people, and your G-d will be my G-d (Ruth 1:16) she relented and Ruth formally became a Jew

To the Jewish community: You may not recognize me as a Jew but the antisemites do – Christian Post

| June 1, 2020

By Michael Brown, CP Op-Ed Contributor | Sunday, May 31, 2020 The ongoing controversy over GOD TVs Hebrew speaking channel in Israel has triggered an age-old debate: Are Jews who believe in Jesus still Jews? For decades now, religious Jews in particular have said to me, Youre not a Jew! Yet the antisemites of the world have no trouble identifying me as a Jew, flooding my social media pages with vile, Jew-hating comments

OMNIQ’s Artificial Intelligence-Based Quest Shield Solution Selected by the Talmudical Academy of Baltimore – GlobeNewswire

| June 1, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OMNIQ, Inc. (OTCQB:OMQS) (OMNIQor the Company), announces that it has been selected to deploy its Quest Shield campus safety solution at the Talmudical Academy of Baltimore in Maryland. The Quest Shield security package uses the Companys AI-based SeeCube technology platform, a ground-breaking cloud-based/on-premise security solution for Safe Campus/School applications.

‘We stand in solidarity’: Jewish organizations respond to the protests over George Floyd’s death – JTA News

| June 1, 2020

(JTA) Jewish groups are expressing outrage over the death of George Floyd, a black man killed last week by a Minneapolis police officer who has subsequently been charged with second-degree murder, and solidarity with the sweeping national protests that have followed.

Kelly Morgan, MS, CGC, on Exploring Targeted Testing for the Ashkenazi Jewish BRCA Mutation – Cancer Network

| June 1, 2020

In a recent study, presented at the 2020 ASCO Virtual Scientific Program, theBRCAFounder OutReach (BFOR) offered pre-testing online education with posttest engagement of primary care providers. In an interview withCancerNetwork, Kelly Morgan, MS, CGC, a genetic counselor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, offered background on why the study was conducted in this patient population.

I’m a black reverend whose grandfather marched with King and Heschel. Here’s how white Jews can support black people right now. – JTA News

| June 1, 2020

ATLANTA (JTA) A lot of my Jewish friends are asking me how they can help and what needs to be done regarding the killing and lynching of individuals and families in the black community, most recently George Floyd. To put yourselves in our shoes for a moment, imagine what the response of the Jewish community would be if George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery or Breonna Taylor were Jewish?No doubt it would reach biblical proportions. One of the main challenges to interfaith collaboration is that since every group prioritizes its own challenges, we put less work into reciprocity and interfaith collaboration

A peace treaty is not the license to extortion – Weekly Blitz

| June 1, 2020

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen For years, Egypt and Jordan have exploited their peace treaties with Israel as a tool of extortionto prevent Israel from pursuing its security and political interests

European allies of Israel against Hezbollah, but also against annexation – Al-Monitor

| June 1, 2020

Jun 1, 2020 Austrias parliament adopted on May 29 a resolution urging the government in Vienna and the European Union to take decisive actions by reassessing Hezbollahs entire organization as a terrorist movementand not just its military branch. Hailing the nonbinding resolution, Israels newly appointed Foreign MinisterGabi Ashkenazi stated on May 31 that this is an important decision against Hezbollah.


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