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Who Was Hillel? | My Jewish Learning

| May 29, 2021

Hillel (also known as Hillel the Elder) is one of the best-known sages of the Talmud. He lived during the last century before the Common Era, served as head of the Sanhedrin, the ancient rabbinic tribunal, and was the founder of the House of Hillel (Beit Hillel in Hebrew), a school of Jewish law famous for its disputes with the rival House of Shammai. Though little has been firmly established about Hillels biography by historians, he is said to have been born in Babylonia around 110 BCE and died in Jerusalem in the first years of the Common Era.

Children’s Book Combines the Wisdom of the Talmud with the Ancient Poetry of Rumi – Jewish Journal

| May 29, 2021

Its not every day that the sages of the Talmud and the ancient Persian poet, Rumi, cross paths.

Outsmarting Anti-Semitism | Dovid Vigler | The Blogs – The Times of Israel

| May 29, 2021

How those who outlived Anti-Semitism, responded to Anti-Semitism What the Talmud says about the reason for Anti-Semitism Why do they hate us so much? Its the most irrational hatred, and it rears its ugly head practically everywhere

Two rabbis meet at the blackboard basic research KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper

| May 29, 2021

By Edgard Pimentel A stroll through mathematics in the Jewish tradition * * Thinking about math (or about it) is natural. As a result, several societies have dedicated themselves to the subject over time

Ten things you didnt know about Hayyim of Volozhin on his 200th yahrzeit – The Jerusalem Post

| May 29, 2021

The 14th day of Sivan, May 25, was the 200th yahrzeit of Rav Hayyim Ben Yitzhak of Volozhin (7 Sivan 550914 Sivan 5581). Born in Volozhin, Lithuania (today Valozyn, Belarus), he studied at the age of 12 with R.

Israel-Hamas ceasefire: US will make ‘significant contributions’ to rebuilding Gaza, Antony Blinken says – KABC-TV

| May 29, 2021

JERUSALEM -- The United States will make "significant contributions" to rebuild Gaza and reopen its consulate in Jerusalem following the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on the first day of his first official visit to the region.

New documentary explores the life and career of Menachem Begin – The Jerusalem Post

| May 29, 2021

Just before midnight on May 17, 1977, a new word entered the Israeli Hebrew language encapsulating the unexpected success of an out-of-favor politician. It has since been picked up by marketers and applied in popular culture to describe revolutionary changes like a woman changing her hair color or a family moving from a backwater Israeli town to a high-rise condo in Tel Aviv. The word is mahapach.Creating the most iconic moment in Israels television broadcast history, Channel Ones avuncular and statesman-like anchorman Haim Yavin Israels Walter Cronkite had all eyes on him as election results slowly rolled in.

Not even remotely close: It’s time to return to our houses of faith | Opinion – NorthJersey.com

| May 29, 2021

Rabbi Moshe Hauer, Special to the USA TODAY Network Published 12:41 p.m. ET May 28, 2021 | Updated 12:41 p.m.

Remembering the Farhud pogrom and its lessons for today – opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| May 29, 2021

Now that the latest conflict between Israel and terrorist groups in Gaza has ended, it is important to look back at one of the more wrenching and unprecedented aspects of the recent conflagration. One of the most important elements to this is how best to understand and then combat hate, incitement and violence between communities.

Islam and Judaism on learning from questioning suffering – The Times of Israel

| May 29, 2021

For many people, especially in todays world, it is very hard to reconcile the personal suffering of good and pious people, with Divine justice and love. Believers of all religions face this challenge. There are many answers offered; from Karma to reincarnation


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