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Posts Tagged: orthodox Rabbi

July 29, 2013 1:46 pm
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Rabbis and Royalty

God periodically shows us a sense of poetic justice and even a sense of humor. This week the world media celebrated the birth of a new...

June 28, 2013 4:05 pm
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Israeli Rabbi: Medical Marijuana is ‘Kosher’

An Orthodox rabbi in Israel has determined that smoking and distributing medicinal marijuana is kosher, but using it recreationally is "forbidden," Ma'ariv reported Friday. Efraim Zalmanovich,...

January 22, 2013 12:52 pm
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Nechemya Weberman, Convicted of Assaulting Young Girl, Sentenced to 103 Years in Prison

A judge today sentenced a member of the Brooklyn Orthodox community to 103 years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl over the...

November 11, 2012 3:56 am
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An Orthodox Rabbi’s View: This Election Was NOT About the Economy, Stupid!

As long as political pundits everywhere - particularly those on the right - are conducting post-mortems on the election, I might just as well throw...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Slip-Up Leads Police to Israeli-American Teen Suspect Behind JCC Bomb Threa...

The suspect arrested Thursday for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers in the United States employed an...

Israel

Anti-Israel Groups Will Not Benefit From National Service, New Law Stipulat...

JNS.org - The Knesset finalized a law Wednesday preventing foreign-funded organizations that operate against Israel from enjoying the benefits of Israel’s...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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