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Illumin8: 7th Night – Spiritual But Not Religious?

  Hanukkah, unlike many other Jewish holidays, is basically a one-note song. The one ritual required, aside from a few changes to the liturgy, is lighting candles. Sure, many of us exchange gifts, eat deep-fried treats and gamble chocolate coins … Continue reading

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X-Mensch: Coming to a synagogue near you?

          Summer is upon us again, and with it movie season. This year, as with recent years, the multiplexes are being dominated by films on superheroes – from sequels to “Captain America,” “Spider-Man” and “X-Men” to … Continue reading

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Have Synagogues Failed? Can They be Fixed? Thoughts on the Pew Study

The Jewish blogosphere and institutional world are alight discussing the Pew Research Center Survey of American Jews. Among other things, the study found that religious identification and belief in God is dropping in non-Orthodox segments of the Jewish world, while … Continue reading

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