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1 hr ago | Newsday

VIDEO: London Rabbi fasts during Ramadan

An orthodox Rabbi from Edgware, north London, has fasted during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan like more than a million Muslims in London.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Religion

2 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Potomac teen takes volunteering to new level

For Katie Hamelburg, volunteering is a way of life - and she's doing what she can to inspire other teens to offer their time and talent to help others, too.

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Related Topix: Potomac, MD, University of Maryland College Park, Religion, Montgomery County, MD, Rockville, MD

6 hrs ago | ABA Journal

Lawyers look for secular solutions to the Orthodox Jewish divorce problem

Rabbi Jeremy Stern heads an organization that advocates on behalf of women trapped in religious marriages.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Religion

9 hrs ago | Ukiah Blog Live

Sam Harris: Why Don"t I Criticize Israel?

AUDIO TRANSCRIPT [Note: This is a verbatim transcript of a spoken podcast. However, I have added notes like this one to clarify controversial points.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Religion

9 hrs ago | USA Today

Obama to tap rabbi as religious freedom ambassador

Obama on Monday said he plans to tap Rabbi David Saperstein as the next Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, the first non-Christian to hold the job.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Christian Music, RNS, Religion

10 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Mumbai Muslims Announce Plans to Massacre Jews for Ramadan

Apparently no one is supposed to bomb Muslim terrorists during Ramadan. But it's okay for Muslims to kill non-Muslims during Ramadan.

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

10 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Synagogue to Greet New Spiritual Leader

After a year-long search process, Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit is set to welcome its new rabbi August 1. Rabbi Hannah Orden, who has served a congregation in New Hampshire for the past six years, will move to Summit with her husband, Don, a social worker.

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Related Topix: Summit, NJ, Religion, Chatham, NJ, Millburn, NJ

13 hrs ago | NYCReligion.info

The City Q/A. Journey Retrospectives II

The Q/A of NYC. Ilustration adapted from photo provided by MTA for 100th Anniversary of Grand Central from Michael Ochs , Getty Images.

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15 hrs ago | Counterpunch

Gaza's Children Trapped in Despair

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Iran, Palestinian Territories, Religion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit News

Injustice the enemy in Gaza

In addition to the many international crises, the Middle East, the center of the Abraham family, is on fire while two of the Abrahamic faith traditions are being hijacked.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Palestinian Territories, Opinion

Examiner.com

The Kingdom of God Is Here

For most who are persuaded through the influence of Dispensational Premilliennialism, the Watchtower Society and the split eschatological dichotomies of Amillennialism, the kingdom of God lies in ruins.

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Related Topix: Religion

Jerusalem Post

Yadlin: Hamas won't voluntarily demilitarize, IDF must do it for them

Asking Hamas to demilitarize Gaza is like asking a priest to convert to Judaism, former military intelligence head Amos Yadlin said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Terrorism

Arutz Sheva Israel News

We Live By Miracles that Takes Time to Discover

Until recently the Yom Kippur War was considered miraculous only because of the victory after the initial bad start.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Religion

Jerusalem Post

Family of missing IDF soldier declared killed in Gaza to observe mourning period

Oron Shaul's family accepts army's conclusions that ruled out any chance he had survived the attack which killed him and six other comrades.

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Related Topix: World News, Religion

Free Republic

The Next Great War

In the July 24 edition of The Wall Street Journal there was a commentary, 'Wanted: Converts to Judaism' by the chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, Arnold M. Eisen.

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Related Topix: Religion

The Macon Telegraph

This is Viewpoints for Sunday, July 27, 2014

Kudos to the talented cast and directors of “The Wedding Singer” at Macon Little Theater.

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Related Topix: Theater, Wedding, Arts, Religion, US News

American Thinker

Why I am Proud to be a Jew

The ongoing existential battle in Israel is a potent reminder that even after the vileness of the Shoah , better known as the Holocaust, there are those people whose sole purpose in life is to annihilate Jews and subsequently destroy Judaism.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Religion, North America, Canada

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Miami's Community Newspapers

Florida Advocates hosts Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger, author of 'A German Life'

Dr. Bernd A. Wollschlaeger, the son of a German Nazi tank commander, shared the remarkable story of how he rebelled against his family, converted to Judaism and emigrated to Israel during an inspiring Aventura Marketing Council Chairman's Roundtable luncheon hosted by Florida Advocates, a Private Law Firm.

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Related Topix: Religion

The Times of Israel

In Berlin, Al Quds Day marchers steer clear of anti-Semitism

Protesters hold photos of Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah at Al Quds day demonstration in Berlin, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion

Forward

Jews Leave Alaska for Sunny Israel - Rockets Be Damned

Rebecca Scoggin lived in a lot of places growing up: Juneau, Nome, Fairbanks, Homer, Anchorage.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Alaska, Religion

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