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April 2013

Capital Idea

Local students attend AIPAC policy conference in Washington.

More on Israel Expo

Here’s more on who’s who and what’s what at Israel Expo 2013.

The Jew and the Pontiff

What impact will Francis I have on Israel and the Diaspora?

A Feathered Nest

Nature has a plan.


We need to remember.

What is Tikkun Olam?

Repairing the world is bringing the Divine Mandate into it.


Human beings have a variety of obligations.

Mishpacha Time

Families can attend Jewish events together.

2013 Israel Expo

Small Country, Big Impact

Bridge to Understanding

StandWithUs brings young IDF soldiers to speak to young people.

Many Roads to Judaism

Rabbi Miri Gold makes pluralism in Israel a priority.

Nostalgic But New

Grammy-winning Klezmatics bring eclectic music to the Merage JCC.

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