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Monday Jul 7 | Forward

How Liturgy Can Co-Exist With Backstreet Boys and The Wu-Tang Clan

I doubt many of the attendees at Kehilat Hadar's Upper West Side Yom Kippur services, at which the "Lamedvavnik Niggun" made its debut liturgical appearance last fall, knew the story behind the tune.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Free Republic

Analysis: There Had Been Previous Attempts to Kidnap Members of Abu Khdeir’s Family

Israeli media are all over the place in guessing who is responsible for the kidnap and murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Jerusalem Post

World Jewry denounces Satmar Rebbe

The leader of the Satmar hassidic sect declared on Wednesday that the parents of the three Israeli yeshiva boys whose bodies were discovered outside of Hebron on Monday caused their children's deaths.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Kiryas Joel, NY, Life, Holidays, Religion, Orthodox Church,

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Jewish World Review

Kochavim

Famous actor KIRK DOUGLAS , who became very religious in the early 1990s, recalls that for most of his life he was not observant, but he always went to synagogue on Yom Kippur.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Israellycool

Jewish Media Views on Israel and Jewish World

This week I spent a lot of time off the streets and behind closed doors inside the Ramada Hotel Jerusalem.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Shimon Peres, Life, Holidays

Jerusalem Post

Rabbis call for special Yom Kippur Katan prayers for kidnapped boys

Several senior rabbis from across the religious spectrum have called for the kabbalistic Yom Kippur Katan prayer service to be conducted Thursday afternoon as a special plea to God that the three abducted boys return home safely.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

- Mini Yom Kippur' On Behalf of Captured Boys

Rabbis affiliated with religious Zionism have joined together in a call to hold a "mini Yom Kippur" today , saying that "All of our hearts are beating together with those of the families," .

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Israeli mission urging initiative to recognize Yom Kippur at UN

Israel's Permanent Mission to the UN is trying to gain support for Yom Kippur to be recognized as an official holiday by the UN, David Roth, deputy chief of the mission, told a plenary of the Jewish Media Summit in Jerusalem on Wednesday.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville driver who ran over mother and daughter on San Jose in...

A Jacksonville man who ran over a mother and daughter, with one of them dying, while they were crossing San Jose Boulevard to attend a Yom Kippur service, has pleaded no contest to multiple civil citations in the case.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Cary News

Beth Shalom celebrates synagogue expansion

Amy Dvorak and David Katzine blow on shofars during the May 9 dedication ceremony at Beth Shalom for the new sanctuary at the synagogue.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Life, Holidays, Cary, NC, Religion, Judaism, Holly Springs, NC

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