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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...

Features

Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope)

JNS.org - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

Israel

Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...

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