STORY HIGHLIGHTS Editor’s note: Joel Baden is professor of Hebrew Bible at Yale University. The opinions in this column belong to him

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Rick Perry is wrong about Hanukkah

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The European Parliament, after a late compromise in pursuit of consensus, has now passed, by a vote of 498 to 88 with 111 abstentions, a resolution stating that it “supports in principle recognition of Palestinian statehood and the two-state solution and believes these should go hand in hand with the development of peace talks, which should be advanced.”

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Pro-Palestine Parliaments: Hopes and Danger

While serving as a board member, he was the driving force in Supplemental Health Care's decision to become certified by The Joint Commission.

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Fred L. Brown Elected Chairman Of Supplemental Health Care

European Parliament votes to recognize Palestine state The European Parliament has adopted a resolution recognizing Palestinian statehood in principle. A total of 498 MEPs voted in favor, while 88 were against. RT LIVE Subscribe…

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Jewish community leader condemns remarks by Sweden Democrats politician as ‘good old rightwing antisemitism’ The leader of Sweden’s Jewish community has condemned as “good old rightwing antisemitism” remarks by a far-right leader who said Jews cannot be Swedes unless they abandon their Jewish identity. Lena Posner Körösi, president of the Official Council of Jewish Communities in Sweden, said …

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Connecticut rabbis apply the Torahs teachings to a hot-button issue By Cindy Mindell Anyone who has sat at the seder table knows the basic Jewish attitude toward immigrants: In each generation, each person is obligated to see himself or herself as though he or she personally came forth from Egypt. In the Torah and Talmud, there are no fewer than 35 directives about how to treat the stranger.



It's not really the Jewish Christmas, y'know. Let's count down the biggest dates of the Hebrew calendar.

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Jewish Holiday Power Ranking: Which Are A Bigger Deal Than Hanukkah?

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PROPHECY ALERT:”Palestinians Submit Draft To Divide Israel 1967″ The Arab backed draft resolution on dividing the Land of Israel and going back to the pre-1967 borders will be submitted today and may go to the Security Council for a vote http://www.paulbegleypro… By: Paul Begley

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ADL honors three Fairfield County residents

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Hamas' deputy chief says it has patched up ties with Iran

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