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Jewish sociologist who studied depression in the 1950s dies at 91

Pauline Bart, sociologist whose Jewish identity infused her research, is dead at 91.

Jewish sociologist who studied depression in the 1950s dies

Budget will include NIS 50m for Jewish identity projects

Funding obtained via efforts of MK Nir Orbach. Meanwhile, Meretz & Labor obtained NIS 6m for youth leaving religious observance.

Budget will include NIS 50m for Jewish identity projects

The Koren Youth Haggada: Much, much more than the Four Questions

The Koren Youth Haggada: Much, much more than the Four Questions

A public school youngster taught me about Hanukkah

A public school youngster taught me about Hanukkah

Think tank: Anti-Semitism is the most significant trend of 2019

The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) summarizes its 2019 Annual Assessment to the Israeli cabinet.

Think tank: Anti-Semitism is the most significant trend of 2019

Bnei Akiva to set up branches for haredim?

Conference decides to work for Sabbath-keeping businesses, protected Internet legislation, settlements, and to connect with haredi public.

Bnei Akiva to set up branches for haredim?

What Russian immigrants can teach us about Jewish identity

What Russian immigrants can teach us about Jewish identity

IAC helps ex-Israelis identify with Israel

Adam Milstein, Chairman of the IAC conference, sums up the 2016 conference with Arutz Sheva's Yoni Kempinski.

IAC fights BDS, strengthens US Israel alliance, Jewish identityplayer

IDF snubs the Chief Rabbinate

In shocking first, top IDF brass refuses to invite Chief Rabbis to take part in event. Latest move distancing Jewish identity from army.

IDF snubs the Chief Rabbinate

In Video, Rabbi Sacks Explains 'Why I Am A Jew'

Former British Chief Rabbi issues a uniquely creative animated appeal for Jews to connect with their culture, faith and mission.

In Powerful Video, Rabbi Sacks Explains 'Why I Am A Jew'player

What Will Happen to the Jewish Identity Program?

Jewish Home launched program to teach more Torah to the wider public, but Shas being in control could see a backtrack, Rabbi says.

What Will Happen to Jewish Home's Jewish Identity Program?

Rabbi Rontzki: Why Look for G-d in India?

On a trek in the Far East, Rabbi Avihai Rontzki is coming face to face with Israelis' spiritual thirst.

Rabbi Rontzki: Why Are Israelis Looking for G-d in India?

Bittersweet Impressions from a USA Lecture Tour

Bittersweet Impressions from a USA Lecture Tour

Labor Trying to Cancel Jewish Identity Program

Rabbi Avichai Ronski: Labor party platform seeking to cancel program for Jewish identity which already has 130,000 students.

Herzog, Labor Trying to Cancel Major Jewish Identity Program

MK: Jewish Identity a 'Strategic Imperative'

Government officials emphasize the need to reach out to Diaspora Jewry during Government of Israel-World Jewry Joint Initiative conference.

Increasing Jewish Identity a 'Strategic Imperative'

Bloomberg Says Israel About 'Freedom of Religion'

Former NYC mayor speaks to the press about Jewish identity, universalism - and everything in between.

Michael Bloomberg Says Israel About 'Freedom of Religion'player

20% of Israelis Feel More 'Jewish' Than 'Israeli'

Most Israelis feel more or equally 'Jewish' as they do 'Israeli,' poll reveals. But will they in the future?

Poll: 20% of Israelis Feel More 'Jewish' Than 'Israeli'

Bennett: Rabbi Yosef’s Death United the Nation

Naftali Bennett pays a condolence call to the family of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. ‘His light will be with us,’ Bennett says.

Bennett: Rabbi Yosef’s Death United the Jewish Nation

Lapid Adds Reform Judaism to ‘Jewish Identity’

Lapid continues campaign for equal status for Reform, Conservative Jewish movements.

Lapid Adds Reform Judaism to ‘Jewish Identity’ Initiative

Basic Law Amendment 'Inspired' By Founding Ideals

There is no contradiction between amendment to Basic Law, affirming state's Jewish identity, and democratic values, says Zionist think-tank.

Basic Law Amendment 'Inspired' By Declaration of Independence

‘If Haaretz is Critical, It Must Be Important’

Rabbi says critical coverage in the left-wing paper Haaretz just shows importance of new Jewish education initiative.

‘If Haaretz is Critical, It Must Be Important’