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The objective of the Genesis Prize is to emphasize across the Jewish community and the world at large the importance of Jewish values to the fulfillment of human potential and to the betterment of the world.
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Skeptics With a Sense of Humor: Protocols of the Elders of Squatch ...

Do Jews* rule the world? Do their powerful banking families arrange wars and influence public policy the world over? Are their pro-Jewish movies brainwashing us with liberal Jewish values? They get a whole lot of Nobel ..." Quite a humorous and interesting take. 

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2012 REALITY Israel Experience Underway

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As participants on REALITY Israel, they will explore Israel through a service and education lens, as well as engage in self-reflection and learning that connects their service work as teachers to Jewish values and ideas.
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An Open Letter to Observant Jews: You Should Care about Restaurant

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It indicates an observant Jewish concern for the lives and well being of workers in accordance with core Jewish values. tavlogo. If you think this is important, and I hope I have shown that you should, check out Uri L'Tzedek's ...
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Why My Blind Son is Returning from Camp Ramah in ... - Blogs

I hope all of those who are committed to the Jewish values of inclusion, accessibility, and human dignity read this piece from a colleague that I do not yet know. The sad thing is...I have had this taste of rejection.
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Replica of Western Wall Planned in Kansas - Forward

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ForwardReplica of Western Wall Planned in KansasForwardThe project planners have decided that the most vivid way to invoke the scale of the abortion tragedy, as they see it, is to reference Jewish suffering — embodied in their minds by the Western..." What do you think about their using our symbol for their cause? I find it disgusting, but I don't plan to visit their center in Wichita any time soon. 

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Applying Jewish Values On A Mission To Liberia | The Jewish Week

Letty Cottin Pogrebin writes about applying Jewish values during the @ajws Liberia Study Tour in @nyjewishweek http://t.co/ugEi0a9U...
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A Time to Be Born | InTheMoment

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She, therefore, vowed to one day write a Jewish baby book that reflected Jewish values and the Jewish family. About thirty years later, Krupin became a grandmother and finally set out to publish a Jewish baby journal." Loooks like a good resource

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Tisha B'Av: Reflections from a Reform Jew | RJ Blog

Tisha B'Av: Reflections from a Reform Jew | RJ Blog | Strengthening Jewish Women,. l'dor v'dor | Scoop.it
One of the most essential Jewish values that guides my own growth is acharayut, the concept of taking personal responsibility for one's actions. When others have wronged us, the best we can do is take responsibility for how ...
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A good deed for health care in a weary world | Health

Jewish law and tradition have much to say about taking an active role in guarding one's health—and the health of our fellow man. Health and life are bedrock Jewish values, to the extent that saving someone (“pikuach ...
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Environmental Activism: Good For The Jews? | InTheMoment

Environmental Activism: Good For The Jews? | InTheMoment | Strengthening Jewish Women,. l'dor v'dor | Scoop.it
In the process, it helps to expand notions of Jewish values such as tikkun olam (repairing the world), g'milut hasadim (deeds of loving kindness) and tzedek (justice). Read lightly edited excerpts below, or listen to the full ...
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Op-ed By Douglas Kandl | Save KOACH: Conservative Judaism on ...

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My grandparents and parents have instilled strong Jewish values in me, and I hope to see the Conservative movement thrive for many generations to come. Recently, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) ...
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How Goodly Are Thy Tents | Women of Reform Judaism

How Goodly Are Thy Tents | Women of Reform Judaism | Strengthening Jewish Women,. l'dor v'dor | Scoop.it
I am constantly aware of the role that Women of Reform Judaism, and back in the day, the members of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, played and continue to play in creating and sustaining our programs for children and teens, in...
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Turning Advice Into a Novel – The Sisterhood – Forward.com

Turning Advice Into a Novel – The Sisterhood – Forward.com | Strengthening Jewish Women,. l'dor v'dor | Scoop.it

In a recent conversation with The Sisterhood, Goldstein observed, “I'm following in the great tradition of Jewish women who were advice columnists. It's not surprising that most of these ..." another possibility for book groups. sounds very interesting

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Reviving The Values Of Soviet Jewry Movement - The Jewish Week

Reviving The Values Of Soviet Jewry MovementThe Jewish WeekThe Soviet Jewry movement, particularly Jacob Birnbaum's grassroots Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry here in New York, was not only about saving Soviet Jews but igniting a politically...
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Why My Blind Son is Returning from Camp Ramah in Canada a Month Early

Why My Blind Son is Returning from Camp Ramah in Canada a Month Early | Strengthening Jewish Women,. l'dor v'dor | Scoop.it
For the rest of the story, see part two of this post here. My almost-16 year old blind son, Solomon, was supposed to spend 8 weeks in the second-oldest Aidah (age group) at Camp Ramah in Canada, a ...
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בקול רמי: Where Were the Jewish Values in that Aurora Multiplex?

Kol Rami: Where Were the Jewish Values in that Aurora Multiplex?: I've been finding it difficult to move on from...
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New blog post. Jewish values & Politics.My 'report' on the event last evening at KI.
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From generation to generation

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My grandparents and parents have instilled strong Jewish values in me, and I hope to see the Conservative movement thrive for many generations to come.
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Summer Reads for Smart Ladies - Forward (blog)

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Forward (blog)Summer Reads for Smart LadiesForward (blog)So we at The Sisterhood put together our own list of beach reads — a selection of titillating summer reads, new and old, that fall somewhere between “War and Peace” and “Bridget Jones's..." Here are some more suggestions if your summer reading schedule isn't already over packed. 

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The Liberation of Helène Aylon - Forward

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ForwardThe Liberation of Helène AylonForwardWalking through the “Too Jewish?
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Stopping Violence Against Women - Forward (blog)

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Stopping Violence Against WomenForward (blog)“I feel myself to be part of an international sisterhood, and, given my special privileged position, am obligated to do what I can to address the concerns of victims worldwide of violence against women,”..." Do you agree that we have some responsibilty to women in other parts of the world? I think it is a Jewish value.

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Rabbi Jason Miller: Patrilineal Dissent: Solving The Jewish Status ...

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This is the question I was presented with from the website Jewish Values Online. Over the past few years I have answered dozens of values-based questions from this website. I haven't dodged a single question, and I've ..." This is a very interesting contribution to the discussion of Jewish identity. What do you think about DNA testing to determine Jewish status? I don't think he considered what would happen to children of Jewish mother (already Halachically Jewish) and a non-Jewish father, if the mother herself were a convert and would not carry Jewish genetic markers. 

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Getting the “Rich” out of “Ritual” | The Mikveh Lady Has Left The ...

Getting the “Rich” out of “Ritual” | The Mikveh Lady Has Left The ... | Strengthening Jewish Women,. l'dor v'dor | Scoop.it
I feel great responsibility in teaching my children Jewish values like kindness and tzedakah (charity). It seems like much of Judaism is handed down to our children through practice and participation.
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Women's League for Conservative Judaism's Ba'Olam--In the World ...

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“The Jewish People has developed excellence over the years due thanks to its values and heritage. This is an important step for the cohesion of our people and symbolizes its unity around Jewish values." -- Rachel Hirshfeld ...
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