Simchat Torah
Why We Read the Torah Anew Each Year

Why We Read the Torah Anew Each Year

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz The Jewish holidays in the Hebrew month of Tishrei are a short but intense period ending with the Biblical holiday of Shemini Atzeret (the Eight Day of Assembly). Since there is no Temple service today, its...

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How Teenagers Defeated the Soviets

How Teenagers Defeated the Soviets

By Elie Mischel When the Communists took control of Russia in 1917, they quickly moved to suppress one of Communism’s greatest internal enemies - the practice of Judaism. With each passing year, the Communists outlawed more and more of...

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