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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

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Leading US Jewish Groups Laud Trump’s ‘Clear, Forceful’ H...

Leading American Jewish groups were quick to praise President Donald Trump's forthright condemnation of antisemitism during a Holocaust commemoration speech...

Israel

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged,’ Says Sigmar Gabriel Af...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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