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  1. At 11th hour, federal judge allows Southern California kapparot ritualRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    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 .

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  2. Judge blocks kapparot pre-Yom Kippur chicken ritual in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    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.

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  3. Entertainment calendar: September and OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    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.

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  4. Tarbut V'Torah expands with eye on technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    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.

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  5. A re-screening of "Beneath the Helmet" at UC Irvine in wake of protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    "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.

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