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17Aug 17
Jofa’s Groundbreaking The Joy Of Text Podcast

Jofa’s Groundbreaking The Joy Of Text Podcast

For anyone not familiar with JOFA’s (Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance) Joy of Text podcast featuring in-depth, frank discussions about Judaism, sexuality, and their intersection, JOFA suggests the episode presented here as an excellent introduction to the monthly series. “The Sex-Ed/Trans Episode” (http://jpmedia.co/the-trans-sex-ed-episode/) begins with a wide-ranging discussion of ways to talk with kids about sex, then considers what it’s like…

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23Jul 17
Nazi Hunter Efraim Zuroff: Focus On Lithuania Chronicled In Newsweek

Nazi Hunter Efraim Zuroff: Focus on Lithuania Chronicled in Newsweek

Newsweek recognized the critically important work being done by Nazi hunter and frequent Targum Shlishi collaborator Efraim Zuroff, who heads the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Israel office. The magazine recently ran a cover story on Zuroff that focuses on the Holocaust awareness work he has been doing in Lithuania and on the country’s controversial response. Targum Shlishi has partnered with or…

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25Jun 17
Why An Orthodox Rabbi Ordains Women

Why an Orthodox Rabbi Ordains Women

“By granting smicha to women, I wish to model a new contemporary theology in which our refined sentiments are redeemed and our torn souls healed,” writes Rabbi Herzl Hefter in the following excerpt from his article “Why I Ordained Women.” Rabbi Hefter heads Har’el Beit Midrash, a recently established rabbinic studies program for men and women in Jerusalem. The institution…

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21May 17
Fly For Israel

Fly for Israel

Watch a seven-minute sample reel for the award-winning documentary film Above and Beyond: The Birth of the Israeli Air Force, which focuses on the foreign pilots who fought in Israel’s War of Independence. Targum Shlishi awarded a grant to support this film, which includes an educational version optimized for the classroom. To learn more or to order the DVD, visit…

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