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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

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

New Poll: More British Muslims Blame Jews for 9/11 Terror Attacks Than Al-Q...

Only 4% of British Muslims believe Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda terrorist group was responsible for the 9/11 attacks, a new...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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