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Stations in Bob Dylan’s spiritual journey

5 Jewish stations in Dylan’s spiritual journey   @Regrann from @maybens – #BobDylan #ForeverYoung #bhmuseum A post shared by Museum of The Jewish People (@beithatfutsot) on Feb 27, 2017 at 3:38pm PST Bob Dylan’s spiritual identity search has taken a long journey – including a period in Christianity. But he completed is his journey as […]

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Rashi: the Man and the Stories

Rashi: A late born son who illuminated the world Born on February 22, 977 years ago in Troyes, France. Shlomo Yitzchaki, generally known by the acronym Rashi, was a medieval French rabbi and author who lived in Worms, Germany. Acclaimed for his ability to present the basic meaning of the text in a concise and […]

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Jews and Alcohol

Can you guess what was main occupation of Jews in Eastern Europe during the 18th and the 19th century? It was inn keeping. They used to lease inns and distilleries from non-Jewish land owners and noblemen – and with time became experts in this business. A well known Jew in the Alcoholic beverages business was […]

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Jews and Aviation

Decades before the Israeli air force’s reputation skyrocketed, and Moshe Hadar coined the slogan “aviation is for the very best”, causing young ambitious Israelis such as Ron Huldai, Avihu Ben-Nun, Dan Halutz and Ilan Ramon Z”L to strive for a flying career, a link between the Jews and airplanes already existed. However one name in […]

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Jews and the Environment

by:  Rachel Druck American Jewish organizations in New York City, Falls Village, CT, and Berkeley, CA that work to promote environmental awareness and activism within a Jewish context The Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shvat, the “New Year of the Trees,” places a particular emphasis on the relationship between Jews and the natural world. As the world […]

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Tu Bishvat: From New Zealand to Poland

Jews and the Environment – CLICK HERE Tu Bishvat: From New Zealand to Poland Way before environmentalism, way before green politics and ecological awareness – the Jews had “Tu Bishvat” (which means the 15th of the month of Shvat). Celebration the connection between man and our planet’s flora.  You can enjoy these Tu Bishvat photos […]

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Stars of David – 10 Jewish Hollywood Icons

Hey Mel Gibson, you may have been right! Jews have done well in Hollywood. Here are 10 of the greatest Jewish icons in the Hollywood hills – on the screen or on the set. Harrison Ford gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the Star Wars film series and as the […]