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American Jewry is Disappearing

by Rabbi Efrem Goldberg Patrilineal descent and intermarriage are the problem, not the solution. The recent Jewish People Policy Institute study found that outside of Orthodoxy, fewer Jews are getting married, those marrying are marrying later and having fewer children and intermarriage rates are increasing. The combination of these three factors raises the daunting question…

Quick facts on Israel

 Geography: Israel is only 1/6 of 1% of the landmass of the Middle East. Israel is roughly half the size of Lake Michigan. The Sea of Galilee, at 695 ft. below sea level, is the lowest freshwater lake in the world. The Dead Sea is the lowest surface point on earth, at about 1,373 feet…

Let My People Go!

by: Tiffany Monastyrsky 25 years ago, the beginning of a movement was born. The first rally, the first protest that echoed the words of Moses. Thousands upon thousands of people gathered in the streets of America, with bright white signs in big black letters spelling “LET MY PEOPLE GO!” As time went on and the…

Has Science Discovered God?

Why Some Scientists Dont Yet Believe in Hashem from Hashem.com on Vimeo. 11 Arguments and their Responses for the Scientific Method and Basic Philosophy. 1. Positing God is not a solution: who created God? God is the eternal, ultimate cause of existence. Something must be the first principle. For the believer God is the first…

UN RALLY

Join us Thursday, January 12th at 12:30pm as we stand UNited with Israel! Stand with us to send a strong message prior to the Mid-East Summit in Paris being held January 15th — we will NOT allow the UN and her gang of Israel haters to target Israel unjustifiably. NO MORE Anti-Israel documents or resolutions!…

CHANUKAH IN OUR TIME

By: Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks |   Back in 1991 I lit Chanukah candles with Mikhail Gorbachev, who had, until earlier that year, been president of the Soviet Union. For seventy years the practice of Judaism had been effectively banned in communist Russia. It was one of the two great assaults on our people and…

Will Your Grandchildren Be Jews?

by Antony Gordon and Richard M. Horowitz The future of the Jewish people, based on an analysis of the Pew Report on American Jewry. Our analysis of the raw data of the National Jewish Population Survey (“NJPS”) of 1990, which we titled “Will Your Grandchild Be Jewish?“ accompanied by an inter-generational demographic chart was first…

Brazil Olami Summit and our Teams Pitch – The Bayit

It was November 4th, 2016. Over 1,000 young Jewish students and professionals, eminent Rabbis, community leaders, funders and organizers convened in the beautiful and vibrant city of Sao Paolo, Brazil, for the first annual Olami Summit. The event was a first-of-its kind international gathering designed to exchange ideas, generate community initiative, and enrich the lives…

Top 10 Reasons to come to RAJE for Yom Kippur!

  Top Ten Reasons to Come to RAJE for Yom Kippur 10- Best Brunch in Brooklyn 9- You’ll Feel welcome and accepted in our warm environment 8- In Soviet Russia, Fast Day eats you! 7- You’ll be too busy enjoying the awesome people to notice that you’re hungry 6- We have two choirs, a professional…