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July 24, 2015

Ten Minutes of Torah
My Cross-Country Journey to Judaism
By Kimberly Burnham
woman on bicycle

Bicycling across the U.S., I saw many people like me, who were also seeking a more engaging way to interact – with one another, the land, and the universe. I found my way home and decided to claim my place – and so I “turned Jewish” last summer. Read more »

News & Blog

Theodore Bikel: Actor, Musician, Nurturer of Souls

Debate Heats Up on the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Catholic and Jewish Faiths Call for Climate Action

Do Jews Control Hollywood – or at Least the Emmys?

Confessions of Amy Schumer’s Childhood Rabbi

Tishah B’Av
Stars of David

A New Look at Tishah B’Av
Here’s how one Reform rabbi makes Tishah B’Av a day of both mourning and joy. Read more »

See also: 
• Tishah B’Av: What’s in a Name?
• Seeing Tishah B’Av as a Day of Inspiration

What to Expect at a Baby Naming
mom holding baby

Learn about the ceremony and traditions parents use to welcome their children to the Jewish community. Read more »

See also: Find a Jewish Baby Name

Weekly Torah Portion

D’varim: Moses and the Twice-Told Tale
By Rabbi Audrey R. Korotkin
For a guy who described himself to God as “slow of speech and slow of tongue,” it seems Moses has an awful lot to say. Read more »

Food & Recipes
Israeli salad

Israeli Salad
This simple classic is delicious, refreshing, and healthy! Get the recipe »

Ask a Rabbi

At a Jewish wedding, why does the couple stand under a canopy?

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