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Recently, Jewish communities all over the world participated in the annual Global Day of Jewish Learning, an initiative of the Aleph Society and Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. The event was established in 2010, and this year's theme was Extraordinary Passages: Texts and Travels . As usual,...

El Salvador's Bnei Anousim community has opened a new beit midrash, offering options for study and prayer in two daily sessions. The study hall is located in the Beit Israel synagogue in the capital city of San Salvador. Participants are studying Jewish Law, the Torah...

In the Biblical tractate of Pirkei Avot, it is written "Im ein kemach, ein Torah," which means that "without sustenance [kemach], there cannot be Torah." But kemach is also Hebrew for bread, and on Shabbat the phrase could be read "without a yummy challah or...