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[Torah study links]

All about Torah study from the Union for Reform Judaism. Read the weekly Torah portion, see commentaries, sign up for weekly emails about the portion, and more.

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Israeli Illustrator Ofra Amit, who created the "birdcage" image

Jonathan Safran Foer reads Amos Oz (complete podcast with interview before and after the reading). A print version of the story is here

About Israeli author Amos Oz

About American author Jonathan Safran Foer

Chiune Sugihara, Japanese rescuer of Jews in World War II

Rttp://www.rac.org/environment (Reform Jewish position on the energy and the environment.)






"I Have a Thing to Tell You" by Thomas Wolfe, about his experiences in Germany (use the menu on the left of the linked page to move forward or back in the text)

"Cami" by Stephanie Morgan (This was read on Yom Kippur afternoon after the Jonah story)

"Jews and Judaism" by Morris Jastrow (Read in the viewer, or scroll down and click "Full Text" or PDF.)

Falling Man, by Don Delillo


Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage

Larry Smith's Six Word Project

Sculptor Moses Ezekiel