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• Trump hears from bullied student, issues guidelines on school prayer, federal funds for religious entities https://www.jns.org/trump-hears-from-bullied-student-issues-guidelines-on-school-prayer-federal-funds-for-religious-entities/ • Aleph expands alternative sentencing program to African American community https://jewishchronicle.timesofisrael.com/aleph-expands-alternative-sentencing-program-to-african-american-community/ • R. Dr. David Shabtai – IS IT PREFERABLE FOR A SHABBAT OBSERVANT PHYSICIAN TO TRADE SHABBAT CLINICAL DUTIES WITH A NON-OBSERVANT COLLEAGUE? – Parshah Perspectives on Modern Medicine: Shemot – Medical ...

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• Scholar Says Religious Expression Faces ‘Open Hostility’ on Some Campuses https://thetablet.org/scholar-religious-expression-hostility-on-campuses/ • Ancient Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Egypt Rededicated http://thejewishvoice.com/2020/01/16/ancient-eliyahu-hanavi-synagogue-in-egypt-rededicated/

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• Landmark case sees woman obtain get after launching private prosecution against husband for coercive control https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/landmark-case-sees-woman-obtain-get-after-launching-private-prosecution-against-husband-for-coercive-1.495362 • Fascinating story – The granddaughter of a Cambodian princess had a bat mitzvah – Jewish Telegraphic Agency https://www.jta.org/2020/01/14/culture/the-granddaughter-of-a-cambodian-princess-celebrated-her-bat-mitzvah • Lots of data in different articles – Millennials search for meaning and authenticity when it comes to Judaism https://www.jns.org/millennials-search-for-meaning-and-authenticity-when-it-comes-to-judaism/ • Most millennials, Gen ...

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• Gun applications in New York Jewish community spike to nearly 1,000% after Hanukkah attack https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/gun-applications-in-new-york-jewish-community-spike-to-nearly-1-000-after-hanukkah-attack • Kashrus Officials Meet for Annual Conference https://collive.com/kashrus-officials-meet-for-annual-conference/ • Why Orthodox Jews Have Been Hesitant to Adopt Outside Their Community, and Why They Shouldn’t Be https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/politics-current-affairs/2020/01/why-orthodox-jews-have-been-hesitant-to-adopt-outside-their-community-and-why-they-shouldnt-be/ • Agudath Israel files brief in support of Michigan case on state aid to religious schools https://www.jns.org/agudath-israel-files-brief-in-support-of-michigan-case-on-state-aid-to-religious-schools/

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• Avital C-G – When the tuition bills add up, some Orthodox consider aliyah https://forward.com/life/438095/when-the-tuition-bills-add-up-some-orthodox-consider-aliyah/ • Civil Court Can’t Order Wife to Accept an Orthodox Jewish Husband’s “Get” (Divorce Document) https://reason.com/2020/01/04/civil-court-cant-order-wife-to-accept-an-orthodox-jewish-husbands-get-divorce-document/ • Lawsuit against Orthodox synagogues, rabbis dismissed https://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/news/local_news/lawsuit-against-orthodox-synagogues-rabbis-dismissed/article_091368be-33ac-11ea-988c-bf1c6e209a42.html • YU Celebrates Torah Learning With Many Siyums Near and Far https://blogs.yu.edu/news/yu-celebrates-learning-with-many-siyums-near-and-far/

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• In Jerusalem, the world of Talmud study fetes its newest superstars — women https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-jerusalem-the-world-of-talmud-study-fetes-its-newest-superstars-women/ • How Judaism Came to the American Military https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/history-ideas/2020/01/how-judaism-came-to-the-american-military/

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• R S Aviner – Celebrating after Qasem Soleimani’s Death http://www.ravaviner.com/2020/01/celebrating-after-qasem-soleimanis-death.html • R D Bashevkin – 90,000 Orthodox Jews celebrated the Talmud on New Year’s Day. So did these 350 secular teens https://www.jta.org/2020/01/03/opinion/90000-orthodox-jews-celebrated-the-talmud-on-new-years-day-so-did-these-350-secular-teens • After Hanukkah Stabbing, Some Ultra-Orthodox Jews Are Arming Themselves https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/monsey-stabbing-hanukkah-orthodox-jews-932879/

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• Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: The keys to understanding American anti-Semitism — and fighting back – Jewish Telegraphic Agency https://www.jta.org/2020/01/02/opinion/rabbi-lord-jonathan-sacks-the-keys-to-understanding-american-anti-semitism-and-fighting-back • A Fagin and N Diament – The Hill: Here’s what Congress can do to combat anti-semitism – OU Advocacy Center https://advocacy.ou.org/the-hill-heres-what-congress-can-do-to-combat-anti-semitism/ • Let me know when there’s an app that can write a Torah scroll – Are robots the ...

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• Jews from around the world gather at MetLife Stadium for Siyum HaShas Talmud celebration https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2020/01/01/metlife-stadium-filled-siyum-hashas-celebrate-talmud-scholarship/2782290001/ • Crown Heights Under God, Under Siege https://jewishweek.timesofisrael.com/crown-heights-under-god-under-siege/ • Rabbinate seeks to convert babies born from donated eggs https://www.ynetnews.com/article/SyL6kr9yI • R J Sacks – The Future Of The Past https://www.jewishpress.com/judaism/jewish-columns/rabbi-lord-jonathan-sacks/the-future-of-the-past/2020/01/02/

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• R A Folger – Keeping Kosher in Europe https://rabbifolger.net/2019/12/31/keeping-kosher-in-europe/ • A vort on the parashah from Rav Yitzchak Twersky z”l – Torah of the Mind, Torah of the Heart https://traditiononline.org/torah-of-the-mind-torah-of-the-heart/ • A Christian perspective on Twitter, social media and the current hate climate – Shrouded in Darkness | Matthew Schmitz https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2019/12/shrouded-in-darkness

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