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    Taste of Torah: Hope in the future
    in Rabbi's Corner

    By Daniel Peikes
    June 3, 2016

    This week’s Torah portion is Bechokotai, a parshah that is full of both promises of rewards for obeying the commandments, and the punishments for not obeying them. One such punishment mentioned is exile. Looking at history, one can see that when the Torah mentions exile, it is not merely a hypothetical. The Jewish people were indeed exiled from…

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    Ha’Am 2015-2016 Staff Video, “So Many ...
    in Campus Life, Latest Articles

    By Joey Levin
    June 2, 2016

    “So Many Jews,” a parody of “Too Many Cooks.” Sung by Soof Hacohen and Jackson Mercer with impressions by AJ Goldsman. Edited, filmed and directed by Joey Levin. http://bit.ly/haamsmj

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    On today’s tragedy
    in Campus Life, Latest Articles

    By Max Nath
    June 2, 2016

    This morning, June 1, a terrible shooting took place at UCLA in the Engineering complex. Two people died and the entire campus was put under lockdown for more than two hours. Ha’Am extends condolences to the families of the dead. We are devastated by this tragedy, as is the rest of UCLA, and hold the victims,…

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    Resolving the problem of the Jewish Left
    in Israel, Latest Articles, Politics

    By Samuel Bressler
    June 1, 2016

    In my previous article I outlined the several reasons why the Jewish left is in an existential crisis, my goal in this piece will be to provide a potential solution to this problem, a solution which preserves the role of Jewish leftism in the Jewish community. We should keep in mind a few things: first,…

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    Kosher Korner: Oatmeal, a brain-boosting breakfast
    in Jewish Society, Latest Articles

    By Jessica Behmanesh
    May 31, 2016

    Friends and family members have often told me that I am a bit of a Trader Joe’s fanatic. Why not join the club? Just take a trip to the closest Trader Joe’s in town and you will find that they carry any possible item you might need—or not need, but just want to buy because…