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Musical Haggadah: Israeli Music Retells the Story of Our Exodus

By Yehudit Werchow, URJ Central Shlicha .Originally posted on the Union for Reform Judaism blog “וַאֲפִילוּ כֻּלָּנוּ חֲכָמִים כֻּלָּנוּ נְבוֹנִים / כֻּלָּנוּ יוֹדְעִים אֶת הַתּוֹרָה / מִצְוָה עָלֵינוּ לְסַפֵּר בִּיצִיאַת מִצְרָיִם” “Even though all of us are wise, understanding and knowing of the Torah, we are still obligated to tell the story of our Exodus from Egypt.” My Haggadah is a musical one. The themes of Pesach inspire so many of my favorite Israeli musicians, and every year another musical Midrash is added to my Pesach collection. This music is one of the most precious gifts that Israeli life and […]

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Israel Thing | The Acceptable Parameters of Power

Israel Thing | The Acceptable Parameters of Power

For centuries, the high ethical and moral standards of the Jewish people were a given. Yet, since we regained sovereignty in Israel and significantly increased the political and military power in our hands, holding this high standard has become a much more complex and challenging objective.

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Israel Thing | Israel on Guard

Israel Thing | Israel on Guard

One of the most-covered stories in Israel this week described two attempts to assassinate Israeli representatives, occurring Monday within a few hours from each other, in different parts of the world.

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Israel: From a Cerebral to an Emotional Connection

Israel: From a Cerebral to an Emotional Connection

Until two weeks ago, I was a Jewish Youth Worker who had never been to Israel. It’s not that I didn’t want to go – between college, jobs over college vacations and working at camp in the summers, finding 10 days to cut myself off from the world and head to Israel just felt impossible.

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Israel Thing | Speaking of Politics

Israel Thing | Speaking of Politics

Check your Hebrew calendar! We’re few days away from Tu B’Shvat, the most ecologically-minded holiday celebrated in the Jewish world and nationally in Israel.

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NFTY Staff Does Israel!

Follow along as members of the NFTY staff participate in a Kesher Birthright trip to Israel!

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