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Judaism: Basic Beliefs | URI

| June 5, 2021

Judaism began about 4000 years ago with the Hebrew people in the Middle East. Abraham, a Hebrew man, is considered the father of the Jewish faith because he promoted the central idea of the Jewish faith: that there is one God

Zionism and Judaism: Are they interdependent? – The Jerusalem Post

| June 5, 2021

Although some people such as those in the Reform and Reconstruction movements, Progressives, and some left-wing Israelis claim to support Judaism and Zionism, in fact, they do not. For example, on May 15, 2021, a large group of students, mostly from Reform and Reconstructionist colleges, published a letter condemning Israel for apartheid and for violating human rights in its war against Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip. This explains why some Jews in America have turned their backs on Zionism, Israel and Judaism.

Unchain your wife: the Orthodox women shining a light on get refusal – The Guardian

| June 5, 2021

On Route 59 in Monsey, New York, an Orthodox Jewish enclave in upstate New York, there is a large billboard that says in big block letters: Dovid Wasserman. Give your wife a get! A get is a document Orthodox Jewish men give their wives as the couple is divorcing; it seals the divorce according to religious law, meaning that the husband decides if and when the divorce is final.

Jewish adoption is a possibility for my family because of YATOM – Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

| June 5, 2021

My husband and I might not seem the likeliest Jewish parents.

Letters to the Editor June 6, 2021 – New York Post

| June 5, 2021

UFTs Stringer pushThank you, United Federation of Teachers head Michael Mulgrew, for endorsing Comptroller Scott Stringer for mayor and advising teachers to not rank candidates Eric Adams and Andrew Yang on their ballots (Desperate UFT targets Eric & Yang, June 2). I think youve helped me and a lot more voters decide on our choices. Ill be voting for Adams and ranking Yang second

ADAT YESHUA: PREACHING LOVE IN THE FACE OF HATE – Norwich Radical

| June 5, 2021

By Rabbi Binyamin Sheldrake, of the Adat Yeshua Messianic Synagogue, Norwich CW: Antisemitism In many ways we could be forgiven for feeling that the world is in a constant state of flux right now not just with the pandemic and how that has deeply affected us all, but also in terms of our economy, politics and, in a lesser-known arena possibly, the religious world too.

Conversion students are asking me if its safe to become Jewish. This is what I tell them. – Forward

| June 5, 2021

(JTA) Rabbi Adar, is it dangerous to wear my Jewish star? In 12 years of teaching Introduction to the Jewish Experience through HaMaqom|The Place in the San Francisco Bay Area, no student ever asked me that question in those words

US Jewry is shifting profoundly and Chabad is on rise – Pew research – The Jerusalem Post

| June 5, 2021

US Jewry is changing and its heading in two different directions.

We must stand united in the fight against anti-Semitism – Jewish Community Voice

| June 5, 2021

For Jews around the world, the last few weeks have been chilling. A surge of anti-Semitism, including physical attacks against Jews, has swept the United States, Canada, and Europe. In Los Angeles, diners at a kosher restaurant were spat upon, while an explosive device was thrown at Jews in Manhattans Diamond District.

‘Blaming the victim’ in Israel conflict – News from southeastern Connecticut – theday.com

| June 5, 2021

There is a curious dynamic known as blaming the victim. For example, a battered wife may be accused of being difficult or threatening to an abusive spouse thereby being accused of instigating the conflict and earning her spouse the role of being the victim. She, then, is labelled the perpetrator her spouse the victim.


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