The Theocracy in Democracy Project: An Uneasy Union

  The Theocracy in Democracy Project: An Uneasy Union by Eeta Prince-Gibson –  2/11/2014 When it comes to marriage & divorce, Israel is a theocracy under the control of its Orthodox Rabbinate. What can be done? To all appearances, the Lavies are a normal, middle-class, non-religious family, struggling with the high cost of Israeli living and the day-to-day …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Vayera 5775

Shabbat Shalom: Vayera (Genesis 18:1-22:24) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel – “And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.  (Genesis 21:4)   And it was after these things that God tested Abraham ….“Take your son… and bring him up there as an offering…”’ (Genesis 22:2) ‘And an …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Vayera 5775

Shabbat Shalom: Vayera (Genesis 18:1-22:24) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel – “And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.  (Genesis 21:4)   And it was after these things that God tested Abraham ….“Take your son… and bring him up there as an offering…”’ (Genesis 22:2) ‘And an …

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