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Posts Tagged: Orthodox Jewish

March 24, 2015 5:41 pm
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Jewish Group Calls Out Illinois Congresswoman’s ‘Pejorative’ Use of ‘Orthodox’

JNS.org - The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU) criticized U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky's (D-Ill.) "pejorative" use of the word "Orthodox" in remarks at the...

April 9, 2013 9:29 am
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ADL Slams Brooklyn Mezuzah Torching as “Blatant Act of Anti-Semitism”

The Anti-Defamation League has condemned an act of arson in Brooklyn as a hate crime after a dozen Jewish residents of a Brooklyn apartment building...

December 27, 2012 7:00 pm
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Adam Lanza: Who is a School Shooter ?

This article is the second in a series comparing the attacks on Columbine and Sandy Hook. Read the first here. Shmuley Boteach, another Orthodox...

December 27, 2012 1:25 pm
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Matchmaking in Jewish Orthodoxy Needs Huge Fixing

If there is one area of orthodox Jewish life that is truly messed up and needs fixing it's matchmaking. In our communities we eschew the...

October 19, 2012 7:16 am
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Towers of Babel and Urban Living

Mayor Bloomberg of New York has recently decided that New York is falling behind other cities in not erecting enough super skyscrapers. I recall a time...

October 5, 2012 10:07 am
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British Court Rules in Orthodox Jewish Battle Over Children’s Education

In a legal battle over the education of their children, a British court has ruled in favor of the mother, who opposed her ex-husband's request...

August 30, 2012 1:26 am
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The Possession, Drawing on Jewish Sources, is Hollywood’s Kabbalistic Version of The Exorcist (VIDEO)

By Atara Arbesfeld and Ezriel Gelbfish A Dybbuk is a mystical spirit that possesses the body of a living person according to Jewish folklore, and  is...

August 8, 2012 1:37 pm
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Holocaust Museum With Focus on Orthodox Jews To Open In Brooklyn Next Spring

According to a UJA study conducted last year, 23 percent of Brooklyn's 2.4 million residents are Jewish, including an estimated 9,000 Holocaust survivors, the largest...

April 1, 2012 12:20 pm
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Dr. Phil, Shauli Grossman, Ex-Hassidim, and the True Path to Enlightenment

Writers and pundits of all ideological stripes have weighed in on the controversy surrounding the best-selling "expose" of the Hassidic world by Deborah Feldman and...

July 14, 2011 5:51 pm
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1st Degree Murder Charge in Killing of Leibby Kletzky

UPDATE:  Friday morning, a spokesman in the office of Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, confirmed that Levi Aron, the suspect in the murder and dismemberment of 8...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

Dozens of Advocacy Groups Endorse Jewish Nominee for Top Education Departme...

Dozens of advocacy groups on Monday called for the confirmation of Kenneth Marcus -- a leading figure in efforts to...

Israel

Defense Minister: IDF Will Destroy All Hamas Terror Tunnels by End of 2018

JNS.org - Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Israeli television that the Jewish state has developed cutting-edge counter-tunnel technology that will enable it to destroy all Hamas terror tunnels by the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...

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