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Helfand Why Can’t Prison Figure Out How a Minyan Works? It’s Not That Complicated! A North Carolina prison has the bizarre notion that you need ten people to study Torah — and the Supreme Court won’t correct it. Michael Helfand explains why. No one should be surprised Pew study: Reform, Conservative not catching on in Israel While most Israelis favor ...

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This will be a growing concern in the near future Canada Declares War on Christian Doctors and Nurses Last year, the Canadian Supreme Court created a right to euthanasia and assisted suicide. To qualify for death, the court ruled unanimously, . . . . This is bad news for Orthodox Jewish parents How coming to college affects students’ faith – ...

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Saadiah Gaon: Founding Father of Hebrew Linguistics and Jewish Theology Saadiah Gaon: Founding Father of Hebrew Linguistics and Jewish Theology The legacy of a 10th-century sage. London’s Hasidic Neighborhood Is Ready For Its Close-Up London’s Hasidic Neighborhood Is Ready For Its Close-Up Stamford Hill is a north London suburb inhabited by 30,000 Jews. It is now making its screen debut ...

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Dr E Brown on the ordeal rabbis endure during kiddush Kiddush Talk Make kiddush great again, some may bellow. As for me, I do my very best to avoid kiddush altogether. Nothing is less appealing than small talk with people who have egg salad in their teeth. I enjoy people but not in crowded social halls with outsized decibel levels. ...

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This seems unnecessary Israeli military braces for battle over beards Israel’s long-running struggle to balance modern standards with Jewish tradition has come to a head in the military, where new orders curtailing beards among soldiers have met protests from some rabbis. R Y Hoffman The Great Jolly Rancher Packaging Controversy and Halacha Please Share What’s the point of a deal ...

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New Jewish YouTube channel J-TV launches from the UK New Jewish YouTube channel J-TV launches from the UK With blessings from former chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on their heads, a group of young British Jews begin broadcasting Jewish identity from London Baruch decided to accommodate NY college to start graduation earlier to accommodate Shabbat Nearly 1,400 students had signed an ...

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The NYC courtroom isn’t always a bastion of justice NYC rabbi gets 60 days in jail for teen sex assault charges A Brooklyn rabbi charged with sexually abusing four teenage boys in a hotel was sentenced to 60 days in jail and six years of probation.

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Lawyer assists rabbis, cantors on contract issues Lawyer assists rabbis, cantors on contract issues Many rabbis across North America regularly call on St. Louisan Abby Kelman. They’re not looking for her counsel on religious matters but, rather, legal guidance. The Forgotten Jews of Rawalpindi The Forgotten Jews of Rawalpindi Their old neighbors won’t even speak of them. I grew up ...

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D Wolpe at TED Talks Religion and Technology Should Unite for the Greater Good We can make alliances that work to alleviate suffering BBYO is trying to enhance Jewish identity, whatever that means Indie bands and intellectuals at the ‘Woodstock of Jewish identity’ REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: With teen attendance tripling since 2012, the BBYO International Convention is now among the largest ...

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Rabbi Nebenzahl: Egalitarian Prayer Area At Kosel is the Lesser of Evils Rabbi Nebenzahl: Egalitarian Prayer Area At Kosel is the Lesser of Evils Chief Rabbi of the Old City of Jerusalem HaGaon HaRav Avigdor Nebenzahl is quoted by Kol Chai Radio stating the decision to allocate an egalitarian prayer area near the Kosel is the lesser of the evils ...

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