Unetaneh Tokef, the central prayer on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur that focuses on life and death, always tears upon my soul in the most profound way. This year it was particularly so, because I couldn't get the people of Syria out of my mind

For the last 900 Sundays or so, Jay Goldinger has led the volunteer Food on Foot effort helping salvage hundreds of Los Angeles' homeless from the dangers and despair of the gutter towards a future of full of hope. At the end of the first week of the 

Palestinians attacked a gathering of Jews praying at Joseph's Tomb in Nablus early Thursday morning, throwing stones, bricks and firing an automatic weapon, according to Israeli media reports and the Israel Defense Forces 

Palestinians attacked a gathering of Jews praying at Joseph's Tomb in Nablus early Thursday morning, throwing stones, bricks and firing an automatic weapon, according to Israeli media reports and the Israel Defense Forces 

Being in Jerusalem for Yom Kippur, I sought to experience the policy of closures for religious holidays. I wanted to see for myself: What are the differences in freedom of movement, for the Muslim and the Jew, in this occupied city on a high holiday

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