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  1. Further thoughts on the conversion issueRabbi Prof. Dov FischerRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The writer is rabbi of the Young Israel of Orange County, member of the RCA Executive Board and former national vice president of the ZOA. An adjunct professor of law at Loyola Law School, he was Chief Articles Editor of the UCLA Law Review and authored the books "Sharon Against Time Magazine" and "Jews for Nothing".

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  2. Dalit MPs should quit BJP: KejriwalRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Rediff.com

    ... on Dalits by BJP goons,' the Aam Aadmi Party leader tweeted. On Saturday, the Dalit leader had said the Hindu religion is in 'danger' not because of conversion but because of its 'so-called protectors'. There is no religion in the world where people ...

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  3. Learning Torah from My Kidney - by Donating It to My DadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Forward

    In the Hebrew Bible, the word "kidneys" is mentioned over a dozen times to metaphorically describe one's emotional and moral choices. With a literal translation, Psalms 138:13 reads: "It was you who created my kidneys; You fashioned me in my mother's womb.

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  4. How a Talmud Class Helped Save My MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Forward

    After 36 years of fiercely devoted marriage, my husband and I are broke, anxious and disappointed. We hardly speak to each other, and when we do it is mostly to accuse and complain.

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  5. Dalits pledge not to lift carcasses in GujaratRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Ahmedabad, July 31 : Thousands of Dalits took a pledge here on Sunday not to lift carcasses in protest against the attacks on Dalits by upper caste Hindu activists. The collective pledge was taken at a Dalit rally called by as many as 30 Dalit groups from across Gujarat and backed by the quasi religious body Jamiat-e-Ulema-Hind.

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  6. Pope headlines grand youth fest finale in PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manila Bulletin

    Pope Francis was set to celebrate mass Sunday with some 1.6 million pilgrims in a vast field, wrapping up a emotionally charged trip to Poland which took him to Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. Pope Francis arrives in a popemobile for a mass in the Campus Misericordiae in Brzegi, near Krakow on July 31, 2016 at the end of the World Youth Days .

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  7. Daasebre Gyamena's family angered by 'twisted' media reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    The family of late highlife artiste, Daasebre Gyamena has expressed displeasure about reports in the media which suggest that it rejected attempts to bury the singer in line with Islamic tradition. Reports had it that the family took a decision not to bury him in line with Islamic tradition because he was a royal from the New Juaben Traditional Area.

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  8. Crazed ISIS jihadi - smiled' at terrified nuns before murdering...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Star

    Sisters Helene Decaux and Huguette Peron told of the moments before two fanatical teens executed 84-year-old Father Jacques Hamel in Normandy last Tuesday. The elderly priest was slaughtered after 19-year-old Adel Kermiche and Abdel Malik Petitjean stormed the church during morning mass in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in Northern France.

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  9. View from EsztergomRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    Back home for a few days. * Esztergom was the capital of Hungary from the 10th till the mid-13th century, when King Bela IV of Hungary moved the royal seat to Buda.

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  10. Hindu chariot procession held in MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PR Log

    July 31, 2016 - PRLog -- Rath Yatra was reportedly held in St. Louis suburb of Ballwin in Missouri on July 30. Organized by International Society for Krishna Consciousness ; this Hindu chariot procession marched from Hindu Temple of St. Louis to Queeny Park in Ballwin. It included a chariot pulled by dozens of devotees over a mile using big ropes with playing of drums and cymbals along with Lord Krishna chants.

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  11. Federal lawsuits by Catholic dioceses, groups seek to stop HHS mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2012 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    Forty-three Catholic dioceses, schools, hospitals, social service agencies and other institutions filed suit in federal court May 21 to stop three government agencies from implementing a mandate that would require them to cover contraceptives and sterilization in their health plans. "Through this lawsuit, plaintiffs do not seek to impose their religious beliefs on others," said one of the suits, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana by the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, diocesan Catholic Charities, St. Anne Home and Retirement Community, Franciscan Alliance, University of St. Francis and Our Sunday Visitor.

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  12. a Dalit MPs should resign from BJP against countrywide assaultaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | India.com

    ... countrywide assault on Dalits by BJP goons," the AAP leader tweeted. Yesterday, the Dalit leader had said the Hindu religion is in "danger" not because of conversion but because of its "so-called protectors". There is no religion in the world where ...

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  13. By the rivers of Brooklyn Tzvi FishmanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    By the rivers of Brooklyn and Paris and London and Melbourne and Toronto and Buenos Aries and Johannesburg, we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion... Tzvi Fishman was awarded the Israel Ministry of Education Prize for Jewish Culture and Creativity. Before making Aliyah to Israel in 1984, he was a successful Hollywood screenwriter.

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  14. Bill would prevent LGBT prejudice at religious schools commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fulton Sun

    A bill moving through the Legislature would remove a longstanding exemption from anti-discrimination laws for religious institutions, potentially exposing the schools to civil rights lawsuits from students and employees. Some schools call the measure, SB1146, an attack on their free exercise of religion and say the exemption allows them to craft campus policies in line with their faith.

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  15. Mumbai spiritual guru's book is NYT's July best-sellerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Mumbai, July 31 : Spiritual Guru Radhanath Swami's new book, "The Journey Within: Exploring the Path of Bhakti", has topped the July New York Times Best-seller list within two months of its release in the US, an official said here on Sunday. The book by Radhanath Swami, who is head of International Society for Krishna Consciousness here, topped the list in the Religion, Spirituality and Faith category for this month .

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  16. Legend of Tipu gets a new contextRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Contextualising the enigma of Tipu Sultan is a difficult task. His 16-year rule has been at the heart of folklore, history and numerous political and ideological clashes, even 200 years after his death.

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  17. The New French TerrorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | American Thinker

    ... erupted into violence against the Catholic Church , which was effectively guillotined and replaced by a civil religion. The radical ideas of the philosophes of the so-called Enlightenment were discussed in aristocratic French salons long before the ...

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  18. Hope Fest Draws A Crowd In Downtown JamestownRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Barricades blocked off the street between North Main and Pine Streets as children played, music drifted over the air and people gathered on Saturday afternoon.

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  19. DNC OutedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

    Thanks to WikiLeaks , which has released nearly 20,000 emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee - with promises of more to come - we have proof the party that styles itself as inclusive, diverse and tolerant isn't. Among the delectable tidbits on which Republicans are feasting are these: one male DNC staffer wrote another male staffer saying " I love you " and added "no homo."

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  20. James Henry Smith, Beloit, WI/formerly Orfordville, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    James Henry Smith, age 87, of Beloit, formerly of Orfordville, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 at home in Beloit, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 9, 1929 in LaFarge, WI, the son of Omery Freeman and Salma Adella Smith.

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