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With nicknames like "Sin City," "The Gambling Capital of the World" and "America's Playground," Las Vegas may not seem to have much of a religious history, but there's more to Vegas than just weddings and gambling. The r ...

Category: Religion, Spirituality, Weddings, Christianity, Judaism

In the United States, we celebrate the new year in January with drinking and football. September marks the new school year. If you have a business, your fiscal calendar may begin in October. No one really thinks too much ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism

Southeast Florida is estimated to have more than 500,000 Jews living in the Miami area. That's about 10 percent of the overall population. There are almost 190 synagogues and congregations in the area, serving Orthodox, ...

Category: Religion, Judaism

Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrated in the Hebrew month of Adar. Generally, Purim falls in mid-March in the Gregorian calendar. This year, it falls on March 11 and 12. Jewish holidays generally begin at sundown on the n ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism

Hanukkah is often compared to Christmas, but there are many differences between the Christian and Jewish celebrations. One key difference is that Christmas is always celebrated on December 25, while the date of Hanukkah ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism

The ancient Caananite people knew of a goddess called Anath, a warrior famed for her powers of retribution. One legend tells of the man who had slighted her and then faced her wrath. He was winnowed with a sickle, crushe ...

Category: Islam, Online Ordination, Religion, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism

It is a commonly known fact that Superman is a symbol of "Truth, Justice, and the American Way", but to many Jewish Americans he represents something much, much more. As discussed in several recent NPR spots (which inspi ...

Category: Religion, Judaism

By: Steven Friedman - Guest BlogggerI heard the anxiety in my mother's voice when I announced some thirty years ago that I no longer believed in God."Maybe you should talk to someone," she said.I was 19 and a sophomore a ...

Category: Guest Blogger, Spirituality, Judaism