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The Evening Shema: The Perfect Place to Begin – Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters – Lubavitch.com

| August 13, 2022

Parshat Veeschanan contains probably the most well-known verse of the Torah, the Shema.

‘You don’t want to take my money, do you?’: Mandarin-speaking rabbi fights antisemitism on Chinas TikTok – Yahoo News

| August 13, 2022

An American rabbi who lived and worked in China for over a decade is fighting antisemitism on Chinese social media using educational videos. Rabbi Matt Trusch was sharing Jewish parables in fluent Mandarin on Douyin (Chinas version of TikTok) from his Texas home last year when he came across users spouting Jewish stereotypes online

Tisha B’Av: The Arch of Titus an alternative view – The Times of Israel

| August 13, 2022

I am writing this piece in the run up to Tisha BAv (the ninth of Av)the saddest day in the Jewish calendar.

At Oakland’s ‘Base,’ rabbinic couple wants you to make connections J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| August 13, 2022

Long before becoming a rabbi, Frankie Sandmel organized events like Havdalah with a social justice slant. Now Rabbi Sandmel and their partner, Elaina Marshalek, will do some of that and more as community-builders at Base, an initiative that aims to reach young Jews outside of the synagogue. Already with nine outposts in places such as Chicago, Brooklyn, Harlem and Miami, Base now has its first Bay Area location in the sunny Oakland home that Sandmel, 32, and Marshalek, 31, moved into last month, next door to the Moishe House in Rockridge (and adjacent to the future home of the JCC of the East Bay).

Chazanut and music: tradition and today – Australian Jewish News

| August 13, 2022

With the approach of the Yamim Noraim of 5783/2022, the first time we will have services back to normal post-COVID shule restrictions and closures, all shule-goers are looking forward to hearing the familiar sounds of chazanut in each and every shule that they are used to attending. However, Melbourne Jewry in particular is looking forward to a taste of imported chazanut

VA’ETCHANAN: In this week’s Torah portion, a command to love J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| August 13, 2022

TheTorah columnis supported by a generous donation from Eve Gordon-Ramek in memory of Kenneth Gordon.VaetchananDeuteronomy 3:23-7:11 Love is in the air on Tu BAv, the 15th of Av, a joyous minor holiday that in Second Temple times marked the start of the grape harvest.

We spoke to Miriam, the Hebrew tutor Nathan Fielder hired for his fake family on HBOs The Rehearsal – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| August 13, 2022

(JTA) Miriam Eskenasy didnt know exactly what she was signing up for when she applied to tutor Hebrew on The Rehearsal, Jewish comedian Nathan Fielders reality-bending HBO show in which (ostensibly) real people practice for uncomfortable situations. But the Portland, Oregon, cantor believed she would be prepared for whatever was thrown her way. After all, shes taught Hebrew school during every phase of her career, from the time she was a student cantor in the early 2000s until now, as a self-employed Hebrew and bnei mitzvah teacher.

A-Z List of 200 Short Girl Names That Are All Sugar and Spice – Parade Magazine

| August 13, 2022

A new baby girl is such a bundle of joy.

13: The Musical Is the Perfect Jewish Family Night Movie – Kveller.com

| August 13, 2022

The phrase Josh Peck plays a rabbi in it could get me to watch literally anything. But Netflixs 13: The Musical is more than just a good avenue for the Jewish dad to show off his Hebrew skills (a hearty kol hakavod to him) its also the perfect Jewish family night movie

Seeds of Consolation: Open-Eyed Torah for a Friend – Patheos

| August 13, 2022

By Naomi Gurt Lind Parashat Vaetchanan (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11) Parashat Vaetchananbegins with Moshe deep in his feelings, as he recalls pleading with God to be allowed to enter into the Promised Land. He has devoted his life to his people, has endured hardship and frustration, conquered self-doubt and overwork, only to find that at the end of his life he will not get to see the task come to fruition. InDeuteronomy 3:25, early in the parashah, he says: Please let me cross, so I can see the good land which is across the Jordan, that good mountain, and Lebanon besides


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