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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

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Israeli Analyst: Trump Administration Likely Wants Regime Change in Iran

The Trump administration likely wants regime change in Iran, an Israeli analyst has stated. Writing at the news site Walla, Oren Nahari tackled the question of American policy toward Iran since...

Israel

Israel Tells Russia It Will Expand Its ‘Red Lines’ in Syria

Israel has told Russia that it will expand its military operations in Syria to include the entire country. According to YNet, Israel has decided to expand its “red lines” in Syria...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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