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A Los Angeles federal court judge lifted a temporary injunction against performing kapparot, a Jewish pre-Yom Kippur ritual in which a chicken is swung by its legs and then slaughtered, shortly before the holiday. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Andre Birrote Jr. lifted the injunction before sundown and the start of Yom Kippur in order to allow Chabad of Irvine members to perform the ritual, the Orange County Register reported . Comment?
A Los Angeles federal court judge ordered a preliminary injunction against performing kapparot, a Jewish pre-Yom Kippur ritual in which a chicken is swung by its legs and then slaughtered. U.S. District Judge Andre Birrote Jr. granted the injunction Friday in response to a lawsuit filed late last month on behalf of the Virginia-based United Poultry Concerns against the Chabad of Irvine and an unnamed rabbi. Comment?
Award-winning author Maggie Anton has a new book called "Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say About You-Know-What." It mixes discussion about the Talmud with cartoons and observations by serious thinkers and comedians. Comment?
An architectural rendering of the Tarbut V'Torah upper school's forthcoming Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math center. Illustration courtesy of LPA, Inc. Major construction is occurring at Tarbut V'Torah , an Irvine Jewish pluralistic day school that is in the midst of a five-phase, $43 million expansion of its 21.5-acre campus. Comment?
"Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front" a documentary film centering on five Israeli soldiers and produced by the pro-Israel organization, Jerusalem U, will screen at University of California, Irvine on Wednesday as part of what a press release is calling "A Safe Space for Free Speech event." On May 25, a screening of the film at UCI prompted members of the anti-Israel campus organization, Students for Justice in Palestine, and others to protest the screening. Comment?
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