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Some believed the native American Indians were descendants of the Lost Tribes of Israel (Getty Images)
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How Hebrew captured America

In an extract from his new book The Story of Hebrew, Lewis Glinert explains the importance of the language to the American colonists

Lewis Glinert

Mon, 11:16

How Hebrew captured America
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    What is Purim?

    Simon Rocker explains everything you need to know about the festival of lots

    Simon Rocker

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017

    What is Purim?
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    How to put on your Tefillin

    Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum of the Hadley Wood Jewish Community explains exactly how to put on Tefillin.

    JC Reporter

    Thursday, February 23, 2017

    How to put on your Tefillin
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    What is Tu Bishvat?

    Tu Bishvat, sometimes transliterated as Tu B'Shevat, traditionally marks the date on which farmers began calculating the tithing of their fruit crop for the coming year.

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, February 9, 2017

    What is Tu Bishvat?
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    What is a Shiva?

    Find out about the customs connected with the seven days of mourning after a close relation dies.

    Daniel Sugarman

    Thursday, January 19, 2017

    What is a Shiva?
  • Joseph interpreting Pharaoh's dream
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    Do our dreams have any meaning?

    What goes inside our minds when we are asleep may still be significant even in a post-prophetic age.

    Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman

    Thursday, January 12, 2017

    Do our dreams have any meaning?
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    The neo-Chasid in search of God

    When Rabbi Arthur Green was invited to take part by an American magazine in a symposium on belief last year and asked whether he believed in God, he began with an exclamation: Phooey!

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, December 22, 2016

    The neo-Chasid in search of God