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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

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

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,...

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...

Israel

Hamas Closes Gaza-Israel Border in Wake of Commander’s Assassination

Hamas closed the border crossing between the Gaza Strip in Israel on Sunday morning in the wake of the assassination of one of its commanders, Mazan Fukha. As a result of...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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