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â–ª R. Pruzansky on the Statement of Principles â–ª Bear Stearns, Bava Metzia and Beyond (a follow-up) â–ª Strong ban from rabbis against Jewish women wearing a burka â–ª Is Curious George Jewish? Monkeys and Jewish Art â–ª Women want female rabbinical head â–ª NBA superstar Stoudemire is Jewish â–ª Jerusalem hosts subdued gay pride march â–ª R. Emanuel Feldman: ...

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â–ª The price of exclusion â–ª Orthodoxy and homosexuals: statement of principles â–ª ArtScroll and the bourgeois revolution of American Orthodoxy â–ª R. Seth Farber: How to fix a broken system â–ª The moral naturalists â–ª Trial of third accused drug smuggler in Japan to begin next week â–ª Was there a freeze on the conversion bill? â–ª SALT Friday ...

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â–ª Archaeologists uncover Goliath’s hometown â–ª The actual Israel conversion bill that’s creating controversy among American Jews â–ª Israel must be more than an emergency â–ª Keeping the main thing the main thing â–ª Coercion in the name of liberty â–ª Tree diverts community from UTJ bankruptcy case â–ª Ben Porat Yosef to buy former Frisch building â–ª Do not ...

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â–ª The Koren Mesoret Harav Kinot: A Modern Translation â–ª Books of Interest: Rav Soloveitchik Kinot and Other Books About Prayer â–ª 200 years old – but is Reform at a standstill? â–ª Rabbi Amital laid to rest â–ª ‘Modesty’ standard instituted in Sderot businesses â–ª SALT Friday â–ª R. Shmuel Kamenetsky supports Rabbi Ginzberg â–ª R. Aharon Lichtenstein’s lecture ...

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â–ª ‘The End of Men’ … in Judaism? â–ª New issue of Jewish Review of Books â–ª We can make a difference in our children’s lives â–ª Learning Curve: Community confronts day-school tuition crisis â–ª Teaneck elects first Muslim mayor â–ª Long time archaeological riddle (Sisera) solved â–ª Ask The Rabbi: On being fruitful, part II â–ª Can Kutsher’s, the ...

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â–ª They spilled our blood, you kept quiet â–ª Interview with R. Yaakov Yosef about Emanuel situation (Hebrew) â–ª London Charedim hard hit by budget cuts â–ª Success and Scrutiny at Hebrew Charter School â–ª Best pizza in DC is kosher â–ª SALT Friday â–ª Rubashkin prosecution not anti-semitic â–ª Chief Rabbi slams Methodist report â–ª New bios of Lubavitcher ...

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▪ The Patriarchal Age: Myth or History? ▪ YU aims to help singles connect ▪ Call the cops: Ohel recommends alerting the authorities ▪ A painful cry for kavod hatorah ▪ SALT Friday ▪ Israel’s sex-segregated buses riding high ▪ Reform chief outlines big challenges as he announces his retirement ▪ Rationalizing Torah ▪ Shining a light on ancient Israel ...

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â–ª US’s ‘Great Recession’ is boon for aliya â–ª The oldest synagogue in Greece â–ª In the shadow of Nazi classic, director’s kin speak their minds â–ª Conversion bill still troubles U.S. Jewish leaders â–ª SALT Thursday â–ª Obama, Israel & American Jews: The Challenge—A Symposium â–ª Jamaican hip-hopper turned Orthodox Jew: A candid talk with Yoseph Robinson â–ª Israel’s ...

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Weekly Links

§ Recession fuels rise in Russian aliyah § RCBC: Give more charity dollars to local causes § Sperber to explore the role of women in worship during Teaneck talk § Jews around the world linked by common genetic ancestry § The Holocaust in Lithuania: One man’s crusade to bring justice § NY’s ‘Kosher Meals on Wheels’ in trouble § SALT ...

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