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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...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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