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They insist on focusing on the "oys" rather than the joys of Judaism, as Rabbi Moshe Waldoks put it. Old wounds were reopened for the Jewish community and justice again thwarted when the prosecutor in the AMIA case, Alberto Nisman, mysteriously died on January 18, 2015, after spending 13 years investigating the case. Why would Christians be promoting Jewish plays instead of Christian plays? He was born in Spain in 1135, lived most of his life in Egypt, and died there in 1185.

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This tells us that God is the creator and that God rules the world with just laws. The two names above are so special that Orthodox Jews use these names only when they pray and read the Torah. When they are not praying or reading the Torah, they say "Hashem" (The Name) or "Elokim" Book of Jewish Holidays download for free download online Book of Jewish Holidays online. Brown said she knew of 26 people who have begun lighting Shabbat candles in real life, after doing so virtually. Jewish life on SL "reinforces how I feel," said Nigelanigela. "For someone who is a shut-in, I see this as an amazing way to participate." "I'm pretty shy and uncomfortable around (large groups of people), but in SL I have no problems," added Jstar Morales. "So I normally wouldn't attend a synagogue, but here it's easier." "I never go to shul[synagogue] because I hate socializing with the rich women lol [an acronym for laughing out loud]," said Bracha Letov. "I've extended my daily learning to Second Life," said Reuven Fischer, whose SL name is GruvenReuven Greenberg , source: Going Kosher In 30 Days download for free Going Kosher In 30 Days here.

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