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Chanukah Isn’t The Jewish Name For Christmas by Ira Jay Rosen

December 20, 2008

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Ira Jay Rosen Brooklyn, New York Chanukah Isn’t The Jewish Name For Christmas Because Chanukah is usually celebrated in December, many non-Jewish Americans think that there must be a relationship between Chanukah and Christmas. Nothing can be further from the truth! The story of Chanukah is much older than the story of Christmas. It is […]

The Saturday Profile – Forsaking Israeli Politics, Avraham Burg Challenges Zionism – Biography – NYT

December 20, 2008

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The Saturday Profile – Forsaking Israeli Politics, Avraham Burg Challenges Zionism – Biography – NYTimes.com WHAT are Mr. Burg’s prescriptions? He wants a new Jewish identity focused not on the particular but on the universal, asserting that “if we do not establish modern Israeli identity on foundations of optimism, faith in humans and full trust […]

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December 20, 2008

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