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Conservative/Masorti Leadership Meets with Israeli Government Leaders  
Posted on Nov 12, 2013

On Monday, Julie Schonfeld, Steve Wernick and Yizhar Hess met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his ...

Typhoon Haiyan: How You Can Help  
Posted on Nov 12, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan has caused vast destruction in the Philippines. Here are some ways you can help:

Donate to ...

Hodesh Tov - Kislev  
Posted on Nov 4, 2013

“A Contemporary Look at the Story of Hanukkah”

by Dr. Benjamin Edidin Scolnic, Temple Beth Sholom, Hamden ...

“A Contemporary Look at the Story of Hanukkah”

by Dr. Benjamin Edidin Scolnic, Temple Beth Sholom, Hamden CT, bible scholar who has authored 11 books and over 80 articles.

He has been the Biblical Consultant on an archaeological dig in Egypt, the Northwest Sinai Archaeological Expedition, pursuing the route of the Exodus. His current area of interest is the relationship between the Book of Daniel and the story of Hanukkah, specifically the reasons for the Antiochene persecution.

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Pew Research Center Survey of U.S. Jews: Conference Call with Dr. Jonathan D. Sarna  
Posted on Oct 30, 2013

The Pew Research Center recently released a comprehensive survey of U.S. Jews. In this conference call for RA ...

New CJLS Teshuvot Passed  
Posted on Oct 22, 2013

The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards met last week at the USCJ centennial in Baltimore. Three new teshuvot ...

Siddur Lev Shalem: Anticipating the First Fruits  
Posted on Oct 17, 2013

By Ed Feld, senior editor, Siddur Lev Shalem for Shabbat & Festivals

As a kid, I watched my grandfather ...

The Observant Life Book Club  

Introducing a new book club especially for Conservative Jews! Are you sometimes interested in learning more about ...

Introducing a new book club especially for Conservative Jews! Are you sometimes interested in learning more about issues of Jewish identity, Jewish law, Jewish rituals and traditions? Do you think and talk often about your concerns as a Jew, as a member of a Jewish family or synagogue community? Do you consider yourself a Conservative Jew but are not always entirely clear about what that means? 

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