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  1. Report: Netanyahu May Dissolve the KnessetRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... the coalition was headed towards a wall over the Jewish State Law, had offered hareidi parties Shas and United Torah Judaism (UTJ) a deal, according to which they will recommend that he form the next government, and he in turn will announce early ...

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  2. Police won't limit access to Temple Mount Friday prayersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

    ... Wall on November 2, 2014, in the old city of Jerusalem. (photo credit: Sindel/Flash90) The site - the holiest in Judaism, and the third-holiest in Islam - has been a source of increased tensions between Israelis and Palestinians, which have led to a ...

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  3. Israel's Democracy: Just for Jews?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Dissident Voice

    ... Rivlin spoke out against Netanyahu's "Jewish state bill". He called for a referendum and said that "democracy and Judaism must remain equal". He asked at a conference in Eilat: "Does promoting this law, not in fact, question the success of the ...

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  4. Important Judaica to be offered at Sotheby's New York on 4 December 2014Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Art Daily

    ... of Leeser's periodical, The Occident, which ran from 1843-1869 and ultimately defined American Jewry and American Judaism for the 19th Century. It is arguably the single most important historical record of mid-19th century Jewish life in the Western ...

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  5. Conservative Rabbinic Students Barred From Knesset PrayersRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Forward

    American rabbinical students from the Conservative movement studying in Israel were prevented from holding afternoon prayers in the Knesset synagogue. The students, who on Tuesday wished to hold an egalitarian service in the Knesset synagogue, were told that the synagogue is to be used exclusively for Orthodox prayer services, the Masorti Foundation for Conservative Judaism in Israel said in a Facebook post.

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  6. Pope: I fear an escalation in the Holy LandRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    ... true Christian if you do not accept its Jewish roots. People must always remember that Christianity flourished from Judaism." The pontiff made his first official visit to the Holy Land earlier this year, meeting with political and religious leaders ...

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  7. IDF chief rabbi: 90% of Muslims don't know Quran contentsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... the Temple Mount," he said. "So what are they doing on the Temple Mount?" The Temple Mount site - the holiest in Judaism, and the third-holiest in Islam - has been a source of increased tensions between Israelis and Palestinians, which have led to a ...

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  8. MENA Mashup: The I/P, Iran, ISIS, and TurkeyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Fire Dog Lake

    ... that could decide the future of his governing coalition by the end of the week, sources in Shas and United Torah Judaism said on Wednesday. The sources confirmed a Channel 2 report that the prime minister had asked them to commit to support him ...

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  9. Majority expected to support bill dispersing KnessetRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... to crown [Labor leader Isaac] Herzog or [Yesh Atid chairman Yair] Lapid with this Knesset." Deri and United Torah Judaism continued to negotiate on Thursday with emissaries of Netanyahu, who is seeking commitments from them to support him forming ...

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  10. Conversion To JudaismRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    ... study it." This story illustrates the tension our sages struggle with when it comes to conversion. All agree that Judaism is not a religion of missionaries. It is not looking for converts. As in the Hillel story, the initiative must come from the ...

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  11. Covenant & Conversation for VayetzeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Judaism is supremely a religion of love: three loves. "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your might."

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  12. Why does a shul need a Maharat?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

    ... I absolutely identify as a feminist." Supporters of the Maharat movement want to demonstrate to the world that Judaism ascribes equal (not equally valuable equal) status to women and men. As Zakheim put it, Maharat Friedman is "a shining example of ...

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  13. Egalitarian worshipers told Knesset synagogue off-limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    American rabbinical students from the Conservative movement studying in Israel were prevented from holding afternoon prayers in the Knesset synagogue. The students, who on Tuesday wished to hold an egalitarian service in the Knesset synagogue, were told that the synagogue is to be used exclusively for Orthodox prayer services, the Masorti Foundation for Conservative Judaism in Israel said in a Facebook post.

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  14. November 28: Our stateRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... to being confused after reading about a Knesset panel discussion concerning increased religiosity in the army ("Judaism is not the IDF's enemy," November 25). It is indeed ironic that those who stress democratic values above all, can not tolerate ...

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  15. Reflections: Lest We ForgetRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... is blessed with not one but two or more churches. I wondered if the same condition prevails in Christianity as in Judaism this being the necessity to have two places of worship within easy reach one you attend and the second one you wouldn't dream ...

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  16. Grapevine: Remembering RothschildRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty. He is the son of a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother who converted to Judaism. His wife, Ariane, ne Langner, the mother of his four daughters, is not Jewish but is an expert in high finance with ...

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  17. Disassociating from ZionismRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    ... as being all things Israel and vice versa - with the majority of people around the world conditioned to believe Judaism, Zionism and Israel are essentially one in the same. That may sound strange, religion and government being the same, condoning ...

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  18. Out There: Bnei barbecue AkivaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... songs under the stars, near a grove of eucalyptus trees. We thought they would be learning valuable lessons about Judaism and Zionist thought, about Israel and mutual responsibility. What they really learned was how to make a fire. And how to ...

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  19. Tradition Today: The blessing of daughtersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... a divorce take place. They also required the consent of the woman to the divorce. In this way, although rabbinic Judaism did not alter the basic status of the men and women regarding marriage, functionally it protected the woman's interests. ...

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  20. In a Jewish state of mindRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... be a true Christian if you don't recognize your Jewish roots. One must always remember that Christianity sprang from Judaism," the pontiff tells the paper, pointing to Jesus's Jewish heritage. "Francis uses his sense of humor to illustrate the ...

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