Repentance in Judaism
Repentance in Judaism known as teshuva (Hebrew: תשובה‎, literally "return"), is the way of atoning for sin in Judaism.According to Gates of Repentance, a standard work of Jewish ethics written b...
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Viduy
In Judaism, confession (Hebrew וִדּוּי Widduy; Viddui) is a step in the process of atonement during which a Jew admits to committing a sin before God. In sins between a Jew and God, the confession mus...
Baal teshuva
Baal teshuva or ba'al teshuvah (Hebrew: בעל תשובה‎; for a woman, בעלת תשובה‎, baalat teshuva; plural, בעלי תשובה‎, baalei teshuva, "master of return [to God]"), sometimes abbreviat...
Conservative Judaism outreach
Conservative Judaism outreach refers to those organizational and educational efforts by the Conservative Judaism and Masorti Jewish denominations meant to reach out and attract Jews and non-Jews, ofte...
Jewish outreach
Jewish outreach is a term with mixed support sometimes used to translate the Hebrew word kiruv or keruv (literally, "to draw close" or 'in-reach'). Judaism usually does not actively seek converts, alt...
Orthodox Jewish outreach
Orthodox Jewish outreach commonly referred to as Kiruv or Keruv (Hebrew: קירוב , קֵרוּב‎ "bringing close"), is the collective work or movement of Orthodox Judaism that reaches out to non-Orthodo...
Modern Orthodox Judaism
Modern Orthodox Judaism (also Modern Orthodox or Modern Orthodoxy) is a movement within Orthodox Judaism that attempts to synthesize Jewish values and the observance of Jewish law, with the secular, m...
Machon Yaakov
Machon Yaakov www.machonyaakov.org is a baal teshuva yeshiva for men located in Har Nof, Jerusalem, Israel. Its faculty and student body are all English speaking.The program, which is designed for stu...
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Goldring / Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life
The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life, formerly the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, is a non-profit Jewish organization based in Jackson, Mississippi that provides a vari...
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Benny Lévy
Benny Lévy (also Pierre Victor; 1945–2003) was a philosopher, political activist and author. A political figure of May 1968 in France, he was the disciple and last personal secretary of Jean-Paul Sart...
Netzer Olami
Netzer Olami is the worldwide youth movement of the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) and is affiliated to Arzenu (the Zionist arm of the WUPJ). "Netzer" is an acronym in Hebrew for Reform Zi...
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Isaac Aboab da Fonseca
Isaac Aboab da Fonseca (or Isaak Aboab Foonseca) (February 1, 1605 – April 4, 1693) was a rabbi, scholar, kabbalist and writer. In 1656, he was one of several elders within the Portuguese-Israelite co...
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David Mamet
David Alan Mamet (/ˈmæmɨt/; born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and film director. As a playwright, Mamet has won a Pulitzer Prize and received Tony nominations ...
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Christian mission to Jews
Christian mission to Jews, or evangelism among Jews, or proselytism to Jews is a subset of Christian mission activity aimed specifically at practising believers in Judaism.
The first Christian wit...
Dmitry Salita
Dmitriy Aleksandrovich Lekhtman (Russian: Дмитрий Салита; Ukrainian: Дмитро Саліта; "Star of David"; born April 4, 1982) better known as Dmitriy Salita is a Ukrainian-born American boxer from...
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Nota Schiller
Nota Schiller (Hebrew: נוטה שילר‎, born 1930) is an Orthodox Jewish rabbi and rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Ohr Somayach, Jerusalem. He is an influential figure in the baal teshuva movement, havi...
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Mayim Bialik
Mayim Hoya Bialik (/ˈmaɪəm biˈɑːlɨk/, MY-im bee-AH-lik; born December 12, 1975) is an American actress and neuroscientist. From early January 1991 to May 1995, she played the title character of NBC's ...
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Esther Jungreis
Esther Jungreis (born in Szeged, Hungary in 1936) is the founder of the international Hineni movement in America. A Holocaust survivor, she works to bring Jews to Orthodox Judaism.
Jungreis spent ...
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Shavei Israel
Shavei Israel (Hebrew: שבי ישראל‎, Returners of Israel) is an Israeli-based Jewish organization that reaches out to descendants of Jews around the world to strengthen their connection with Israe...
Torah Umesorah – National Society for Hebrew Day Schools
Torah Umesorah – National Society for Hebrew Day Schools (or Torah Umesorah תורה ומסורה) is an Orthodox Jewish organization that fosters and promotes Torah-based Jewish religious education in North Am...
Yonatan Razel
Yonatan Razel is an Israeli singer, writer, composer, musical arranger and conductor.
As a child he learned to play on piano and cello, and studied conducting with Mendi Rodan. With his siblings ...
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Jonathan Rosenblum
Jonathan (Yonason) Rosenblum is the director, spokesperson, and founder of Jewish Media Resources, an organization which attempts to clarify journalists' understanding of Haredi Jewish society.
Ro...
Yeshiva.co
Yeshiva.co is a Jewish website in English, which is part of the institutions of Yeshivat Beit El. The site has hundreds of Torah lessons for reading, viewing and listening. The site was founded by Ezr...
Eliezer ben Hurcanus
Eliezer ben Hurcanus or Eliezer ben Hyrcanus (the surname coming from the father's Hellenized name) (Hebrew: אליעזר בן הורקנוס‎), a Kohen, was one of the most prominent tannaim of the 1st and 2n...
Eliezer Berland
Eliezer Berland (born 1937) is an Israeli Orthodox Jewish rabbi and rosh yeshiva affiliated with the Breslov Hasidic movement in Israel. As rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Shuvu Bonim (also known as Yeshivat...
Nathan Birnbaum
Nathan Birnbaum (Hebrew: נתן בירנבוים‎; pseudonyms: "Mathias Acher", "Dr. N. Birner", "Mathias Palme", "Anton Skart", "Theodor Schwarz", and "Pantarhei") (16 May 1864 – 2 April 1937) was an ...
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Ephraim Kholmyansky
Ephraim (Alexander) Kholmyansky (born 1950, in Moscow) is an Israeli refusenik, activist in the Jewish revival movement in Russia, and teacher of Hebrew.
Kholmyansky became interested in Jewish re...
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Shlomo Riskin
Shlomo Riskin (born May 28, 1940) is the founding rabbi of Lincoln Square Synagogue on the Upper West Side of New York City, which he led for 20 years; founding chief rabbi of the Israeli settlement o...
Neve Yerushalayim
Neve Yerushalayim (Hebrew: נווה ירושלים‎) is a network of Jewish colleges for Jewish women, located in Har Nof, Jerusalem.Founded in 1970 by Rabbi Dr. Dovid Refson as an institution for wome...