‘Why did it have to be blue?’

Skies of Blue over Auchwitz

“He turns to his Maker and, trembling, asks– ‘Why did it have to be blue?’”  Oriyan Cohen, a 12th-grader at Midreshet Ohr Torah – the Jennie Sapirstein high school for girls in Jerusalem, shares ruminations of her educational trip to Poland through a poem Arutz 7 (read original Hebrew) | 1 May, 2019 Much has …

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Parshat Kedoshim: You Shall be Holy

David Nekrutman

Parshat Kedoshim: You Shall be Holy By David Nekrutman, Executive Director of the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC) “דבר אל כל עדת בני ישראל ואמרת אלהם קדשים תהיו כי קדוש אני ה’ אלקיכם“ “Speak to the entire congregation of the children of Israel, and say to them, “You shall be kadosh, for I, …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Kedoshim 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Kedoshim (Leviticus 19:1-20:27) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel and say to them: You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy. (Leviticus 19:2) Holiness is certainly a “religious” word expressing a worthy ideal, if not the worthiest of …

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