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Jews & Muslims Agree: When Resurrection Comes, You Better Have Your Tailbone
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Jews & Muslims Agree: When Resurrection Comes, You Better Have Your Tailbone

By On December 2, 2015

There are a total of 25 different organs and tissues in the human body that can be donated. So if you’re considering body disassembly, there are plenty of choices. Just don’t give… Read More

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A Jew from Kentucky

By On February 7, 2012

Dan Bern’s folk songs bear more than a passing resemblance to Bob Dylan‘s–a high-pitched, sometimes scratchy voice is the most obvious similarity. But Dylan was neither as subversive, nor as laugh-out-loud funny, as Bern.… Read More

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The Messy Birth of the Messiah

By On August 8, 2011

Tisha B’Av is the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, the anniversary of the destruction of both ancient Temples, as well as several other catastrophes in Jewish history. According to the Jewish sages… Read More

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Tracking Down the Messiah

By On December 27, 2010

Like many scholars in the Talmud, Rabbi Joshua Ben Levi yearned for the Messiah’s coming. Living in exile, Joshua dreamed of a perfect world free of suffering, and he prayed for a powerful redeemer–perhaps… Read More

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