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Posts Tagged: rabbi

August 4, 2015 3:53 pm
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Religious Zionist and Muslim Leaders Join for Solidarity Meet After Duma Attack Kills Palestinian Infant

Notable heads of the religious Zionist and Muslim communities in Israel gathered on Monday at the Sheba Medical Center to visit those wounded when a...

July 23, 2015 7:00 am
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‘Concierge Rabbi’ Envisions New Kind of Religious Experience

JNS.org - In layman’s terms, “concierge” essentially means a personal assistant. So what exactly does a “concierge rabbi” do? Just ask Rabbi David Greenspoon of Reisterstown, Md.,...

November 18, 2013 9:35 am
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Israel’s Former Chief Rabbi Metzger Arrested

JPost - Former Ashkenazi chief rabbi Yona Metzger was arrested by authorities early Monday morning on charges of taking a bribe, fraud, breach of...

November 11, 2013 1:08 pm
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Rabbi Returns $98,000 Found in Craigslist Furniture (VIDEO)

A rabbi in New Haven, Connecticut got one enviable return on his investment recently when he found $98,000 in a desk he bought off Craigslist...

October 29, 2013 4:08 pm
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Jewish New Yorkers Turn Train Car Into a Synagogue (VIDEO)

Talmudic study has been around for the ages, so it makes sense that it has been integrated into the lives of Orthodox Jews in New...

October 11, 2013 8:38 am
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Rabbis Arrested in Agunot Scheme

NY Daily News - Two rabbis plotted to kidnap Jewish husbands, torture them with electric cattle prods and force them to grant their desperate...

September 17, 2013 8:36 am
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Founder of Kabbalah Centre, Philip Berg, Dies at 84

L.A. Times - Rabbi Philip Berg, the founder of the Kabbalah Centre, which attracted celebrity followers and controversy with its New Age and...

September 13, 2013 9:55 am
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Yom Kippur Wedding for Tony Blair’s Son Forces Jewish Friends to Decline Invitation

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's son, Euan, is getting married this Yom Kippur weekend, which means that many of the current Middle East Envoy's...

June 6, 2013 10:01 am
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Report: Youths Attack Rabbi in Germany

JPost - A group of youths attacked a rabbi on Sunday evening in Offenbach, a city near Franfurt. Six to eight "Mediterranean looking" youths attacked...

September 16, 2012 6:08 am
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Rosh Hashanah: The Right Way

January's secular New Year is filled with obligations everyone enjoys like backwards counting, mass texts, and synchronized kissing in public. The Jewish New Year, while...

July 5, 2012 8:58 pm
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Orthodox Rabbi May be First ALS Patient Cured by Israeli Drug

Haredi leader Rabbi Refoel Shmulevitz, a victim of the motor neuron disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), may be the first known patient cured of ALS,...

June 13, 2011 5:44 pm
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On a Wing and a Prayer

A palpable pride rose through the congregation as its young rabbi placed his flowing Tallit over the shoulders of his formal blue Air Force uniform. ...

April 14, 2011 1:26 pm
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Rabbis Without God(?!)

It has been said in the name of one of the great Hassidic rebbes, that before the arrival of the messiah there will be an...

March 31, 2011 2:55 am
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The Chabadization of Judaism

The past few weeks I have seen a revolution. On a lecture tour that took me to Sydney, Australia and Cape Town and Johannesburg, South...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Miss Israel and Miss Iraq Share Message of Peace at AJC Global Forum

Miss Israel Adar Gendelsman and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan together gave a speech about...

Features

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

Toward a Judaism of Resistance

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. -- Joel 4:10 My first...

‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover...

World

South Korea, US to Announce Suspension of Major Military Drills This Week

South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale" military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to...

Israel

Israel Launches More Air Strikes Against Incendiary-Balloon Launchers in Ga...

The Israeli military on Sunday continued its effort to thwart ongoing cross-border kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks being conducted...

Middle East

Turkey Says Its Airstrikes Kill 26 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq

The Turkish military said on Friday airstrikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on June 12, the state-run news...

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