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  1. Bennett lashes Lauder over 'preposterous' criticism of nation-state lawRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

    ... and the Israeli spirit." "When members of Israel's current government unintentionally undermine the covenant between Judaism and enlightenment, they crush the core of contemporary Jewish existence," he charged, though without mentioning Netanyahu by ...

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  2. Sale of Azerbaijan Jewish community center a painful blowRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... here by many Jews. A mix of Farsi and Hebrew, it is the centuries-old language of the Mountain Jews - a stream of Judaism that is considered neither Sephardic nor Ashkenazi, and whose members have their own manner of singing scripture and songs. ...

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  3. Ranking Colleges Does Jewish Students A DisserviceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Forward

    ... students with nuanced and varied information that recognizes the numerous ways that students seek to express their Judaism. I also understand that substantial thought went into designing a formula to rank the schools , and I appreciated having the ...

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  4. Haredi Knesset parties working to convince Agudah to back enlistment lawRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... Degel and Shas see it as the best of a bad situation. (Degel Hatorah together with Agudah comprise the United Torah Judaism party.) Rebbe Yaakov Aryeh Alter, the grand rabbi of the Gur hassidic dynasty, together with Avraham Weinberg, the grand ...

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  5. Israeli democracy isn't broken, but it is under assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... rabbinate's iron grip on life-cycle events - its monopoly on the formalities of how one gets born, converted to Judaism, married, divorced and dead in this country. And for efforts to resist ultra-Orthodox pressure for more stringent implementation ...

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  6. Our Cognitive EnemiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    ... enemies are Western European governments, forces based in the USA, like the New Israel Fund and the Union for Reform Judaism, and post-Zionist intellectuals here in Israel. One of the central battles is over the Nation-State Law just passed by the ...

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  7. Lauder helped make Netanyahu prime minister. Now he's publicly opposing himRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... culture and morality," Lauder wrote. "Conservatives and liberals, we all believe in a just Zionism and a pluralistic Judaism that respects every human being. So when members of Israel's current government unintentionally undermine the covenant ...

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  8. Fiction: Two New Novels Expose the Fracturing of the American Nuclear ...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... Story," we meet another Jewish family and another novel that treats its survival - and indeed the entire history of Judaism - as a precious tabernacle to be carried through the generations. It is 1953, Dwight D. Eisenhower is president, and Ben and ...

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  9. Which party's MK's are most active in Knesset?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Which party makes the most use of the parliamentary tools available, weighted with voting . . The Knesset members who make the most use of the parliamentary tools available to them in the current Knesset are in United Torah Judaism, and the least are in the Zionist Union, according to a new study conducted by the Israel Democracy Institute.

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  10. 18 Best Colleges For Jewish LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Forward

    Start with having lots of Jewish students - the fact that you need a minyan of ten people to properly pray shows how much Judaism values coming together. Add thriving Hillel and Chabad chapters to provide a wide variety of popular religious and cultural programs - or just a place to hang out.

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  11. The Nation-State Law: A challenge to be facedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    ... land-based nation a renewed and refurbished Hebrew language that would unify the people and regenerate their Judaism; it inspired among its adherents a heroic spirit of combat and comradeship that sanctified warfare and consecrated the brotherhood ...

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  12. Hasidic Comedian Shows LGBTQ Support At Jerusalem Pride MarchRead the original story

    Tuesday | Chaptzem Blog!

    ... loss to her family and to her." Campbell, who is known for his comedic one-man show about his conversion to Judaism called "Circumcise Me," had picked up a sign at the parade that said, "You will love your neighbor as yourself" in Hebrew. It had the ...

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  13. Frequency of use of the religious exemption in New Jersey cases of determination of brain deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | BioMed Central

    The 1981 Uniform Determination of Death Act established the validity of both cardio-respiratory and neurological criteria of death. However, many religious traditions including most forms of Haredi Judaism and many varieties of Buddhism strongly disagree with death by neurological criteria .

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  14. Ronald Lauder in 2nd public rebuke asks - is Israel losing way'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... to the Jewish State." Lauder also critiqued the Israelis for "unintentionally undermin[ing] the covenant between Judaism and enlightenment" and by doing so "crush[ing] the core of contemporary Jewish existence." The op-ed is his second this year ...

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  15. Center Field: To my anguished Israeli Arab friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    ... You get it unlike even American Jewish postmodernists. Israel isn't America. You wrote that you accept "the state's Judaism" symbolically, regarding immigration laws and "as an expression of the identity of the Jewish majority in the public space." ...

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  16. Jenna Jameson feared she 'couldn't lose weight while sober'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    ... Lior Bitton '#happilymarried': The former Celebrity Big Brother contestant reportedly converted to Orthodox Judaism for the Israeli diamond dealer, but it's unclear when they technically got married (pictured July 19) The former Celebrity Big ...

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  17. J'lem mayoral candidate, Moshe Lion receives boost from labor unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    ... 2 poll predicted he would finish in fourth place in the October 30 mayoral election, behind unannounced United Torah Judaism Deputy Mayor Yossi Daitch, Hitorerut B'yerushalayim Councilman Ofer Berkovitch, and Jerusalem Affairs Minister Ze'ev Elkin, ...

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  18. August 14, 2018 Chief Rabbinate Council members expected to retain seats in upcoming voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    Elections to the Chief Rabbinate Council scheduled for September 3 are essentially sewn up before a vote has been cast, with all current members eligible for reelection expected to retain their seats. As in the elections in 2013, an agreement has been worked out between Bayit Yehudi, United Torah Judaism and Shas to back the current members of the council, and there is little chance that any new candidate will get elected.

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  19. Young Donors Amie and Byron Harrell Understand the Importance of Leaving a LegacyRead the original story

    Tuesday | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... to the Tidewater Jewish community, they each came to this commitment through a different path. Byron's connection to Judaism is more traditional. He grew up enjoying the holidays with extended family and getting together for meals and celebrations. ...

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  20. EU summit on Yom Kippur causes concern for Jewish leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    ... the scheduling of a European Union leaders' summit in Austria on Yom Kippur. The date is Sept. 20, the day after Judaism's holiest day, but the Austrian hosts have acknowledged that some of the events will indeed take place on Yom Kippur. Many ...

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