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Jewish digital library gets better and now were in it – The Jewish Standard

| November 19, 2020

Sefaria.org is one of the wonders of the modern Jewish world. The free website offers an ever growing library of Jewish texts, starting with Torah and Talmud (with English translation!) and myriad commentaries, but including contemporary authors such as Teanecks Rabbi Chaim Jachter, whose four volumes of Gray Matter halachic discussions are online. And its not just the texts; its the features

Interfaith: Even when we disagree, we should respect others – VC Star

| November 19, 2020

Rabbi Michael Barclay, Special to Ventura County Star Published 10:00 a.m. PT Nov

Ask a busy person and you’ll get the job done – The Jewish Star

| November 19, 2020

By Rabbi Zvi Hersh Weinreb Iam fairly certain that you have heard this saying before: If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. It is a popular saying and is attributed to all sorts of wise people, ranging from Benjamin Franklin to Lucille Ball.

Ibogaine Clinic Treats Suboxone Addiction and Is Saving Lives – Influencive

| November 19, 2020

David Dardashti of Ibogaine Clinic has pioneered an alternative treatment using Ibogaine (extracted from Iboga root bark, a natural psychedelic with dissociative properties.

Parshat Chayei Sarah and the Wisdom of Old Age – Algemeiner

| November 19, 2020

A Torah scroll.

Synonyms in the Hebrew Language Boys & Girls (Part 1 of 2) – The Jewish Voice

| November 19, 2020

By: Reuven Chaim Klein The Torah uses three different words to refer to Rebecca as a girl:naarah(Gen.

Parashat Toldot: Opening the Conversation – My Jewish Learning

| November 19, 2020

I grew up in a Conservative synagogue which, around the time of my bat mitzvah in the 1980s, was limiting womens participation rather than expanding it. My parents, good feminists that they were, were also part of a small egalitarian prayer community, and it was decided that although I would celebrate my bat mitzvah at our big synagogue in March, I would also chant the Torah portion with our egalitarian community closer to my birthday in November.

Boys And Girls (Part I) – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| November 19, 2020

The Torah uses three different words to refer to Rivkah as a girl: naarah, betulah, and almah.

Is Israel being SMART with COVID-19? | Mendel Weinberger – The Times of Israel

| November 19, 2020

This past year has been a challenge for the whole world.

Ruth Calderon to be WZO president – The Jerusalem Post

| October 30, 2020

Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid appointed former MK and Talmud scholar Dr. Ruth Calderon to be World Zionist Organization president on Thursday.Calderon, whose appointment must be approved by the WZO, will be the first president of the organization in decades, and the first woman to hold any president or chair post in any Zionist institution. The post comes with an automatic grave in Mount Herzls section of leaders.Calderon is an educator and Talmud scholar working to promote Hebrew, Israeli, and Jewish culture, to cultivate the study of Torah in the secular world, and to create a liberal, humanistic public space that is rich in culture.She served in the 19th Knesset as an MK for the Yesh Atid party and as deputy speaker of the Knesset.Calderon founded Beit Midrash Elul in Jerusalem and Alma Home for Hebrew Culture in Tel Aviv.


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