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  1. Grapevine: A Jewish melting potRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    "To see such a thorny issue resolved, through discussion and compromise, underlines the huge importance of building bridges and connections across the Jewish world." THE MUSEUM of the Jewish People, situated on the campus of Tel Aviv University and known in Hebrew as Beit Hatfutsot, has never made any distinctions between different streams of Judaism or Jews of different ethnic or national backgrounds.

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  2. From Crofton to ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Joel Wanger says working for progressive candidates such as Hillary Clinton is an important way to "live" his Judaism. It was the deep-seated Jewish values of social justice that spurred Crofton, Md., native Joel Wanger to become involved in politics.

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  3. The heavy burden of day school tuitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    ... and, in his own words, feels like he can "never catch up," despite the efforts he puts into learning more about Judaism and practicing Hebrew. As a Jewish day school professional for nearly six years, I have had the pleasure of seeing firsthand what ...

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  4. Better seats at the back of the bus?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    The government recently announced an agreement to create a permanent, full-time home for non-ultra-Orthodox prayer at the Western Wall. This is a big deal, and a huge victory for progressive forms of Judaism and pluralism in Israel.

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  5. Why I i ght for GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jewish Chronicle

    ... the IDF, she didn't have the same connection to Israel as many of them did: Ms Kulow and her mother had converted to Judaism only a year earlier. "I had never been to Israel, had no relatives there, I had no link to Israel except for being Jewish," ...

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  6. Some French wanted to find out how racist their country is. They might get sued for it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... racism problem in France: Previous surveys, for instance in 2006 and 2013 , reached similar conclusions. The French Judaism Foundation, which commissioned the poll, reportedly defended it as being "serious" but acknowledged that it had debated ...

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  7. Ohr Torah on the Parsha: SlaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    "If your brother becomes destitute and is then sold to you, you shall not make him work like a slave" . If indeed Judaism gave the world the idea and ideal of freedom "I am the Lord thy God who took thee out of the land of Egypt, the house of bondage" , how can we justify that our Bible accepts the institution of slavery and even legislates proper and improper treatment of slaves? Why didn't our Torah abolish slavery absolutely? If we compare the laws of the Hebrew slave as found in Mishpatim to the laws of the Hebrew slave as found in our reading of Behar , our analysis may lead to a revolutionary idea about how the Bible treated the "slave" altogether! At first blush, the two primary sources appear to be in conflict with each other.

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  8. How to strengthen trust in GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jewish Chronicle

    ... has attained the level of a master of trust". This is not to say, however, that we should ask for challenges. Indeed Judaism would frown on such behaviour. Only if we are given a challenge by G-d, should we try to follow Rabbi Feuer's advice. All ...

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  9. Sara Azzuni reflects on GC's opportunities and challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Goshen College Record

    ... is something that is very important to her because of the shared importance of Jerusalem as a holy place for Islam, Judaism and Christianity. She said that the best way to get involved is to be informed about the conflict. "Knowing what is going on ...

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  10. Former Shas head Yishai: Western Wall plan will see Reform Jews 'putting tefillin on dogs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    ... reference to dogs in criticism of the Western Wall decision by ultra-Orthodox politicians this week. United Torah Judaism MK Meir Porush told the Knesset on Monday that the Women of the Wall should be "sent out to the dogs near Dung Gate," the ...

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  11. Israel Approves Prayer Site for Non-Orthodox Jews at Western WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Echo

    ... the state acknowledges women's full equality and autonomy at the Kotel and the imperative of freedom of choice in Judaism in Israel. The religious-nationalist government a year ago canceled reforms meant to ease conversion to Judaism, unraveling ...

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  12. Why is a secular woman battling in court for female ultra-Orthodox would-be pols?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    There likely won't be a single ultra-Orthodox woman in the courtroom on February 8, when the High Court of Justice hears a petition arguing that an ultra-Orthodox Knesset faction's non-admission of women is discriminatory and unconstitutional. Attorney Tamar Ben-Porath will make her case that the Agudat Yisrael faction of the United Torah Judaism party has a discriminatory clause in its regulations barring women from membership, which she maintains is a violation of Israel's Basic Law: Human Dignity and Liberty and other anti-discrimination laws.

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  13. PBS revisits notorious Leopold and Loeb case in 'The Perfect Crime'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    ... Chicago Tribune quoting a Jewish "spokesman" as observing that Loeb and Leopold's crime was due to their neglect of Judaism, O'Connell said. What made O'Connell's research most difficult, she said, was the absence of any newsreel coverage of the ...

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  14. Jewish jokes dominate New York magazine's top 100 listRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    ... make the list.) Most of the jokes are Jewish by virtue of who wrote or performed them. But some explicitly reference Judaism and the traits associated with it - from Yiddish accents to circumcision. In what Vulture called "the definitive Jewish ...

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  15. The Jewish stars, creators and themes of winter TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    ... a great episode." Silva, who grew up in Venezuela, is an Ashkenazi Jew on his mother's side; his father converted to Judaism when he married his mother. His maternal great-grandmother was Regina Grossinger, of the famous Catskill Mountains hotel ...

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  16. At the Kotel, at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    ... Israel's struggling democracy that demand our attention - broader issues of religious pluralism for all streams of Judaism, the status of mizrachi and Ethiopian Jews, equal social services and opportunity for Israel's Arabs, affordable housing, ...

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  17. The Kotel decision: A Sephardic Jew respondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    ... as individuals. Instead, with this decision, the Kotel will eternally represent the divisiveness and politics of Judaism's modern-day denominations. How sad to see an ancient, sacred space in Middle Eastern Jerusalem now being defined by a ...

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  18. The Kotel compromise: A time for rejoicingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    The historic vote by the Israeli Cabinet to create and fund an egalitarian prayer space at the Kotel, and the ongoing negotiations by the Reform movement in Israel and the United States are cause for celebration. We owe deep thanks to the leadership of Rabbi Gilad Kariv, head of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism; Anat Hoffman, executive director of the Israel Religious Action Center and chairwoman of Women of the Wall; Rabbi Rick Jacobs of the Union for Reform Judaism; and the Masorti and Conservative movements for seizing the day.

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  19. The Kotel compromise: Recognizing there is more than one way to be a JewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    ... world was watching, she was willing to accept a compromise that recognized the voices of others who understand Judaism in a different way from how she does. This week, the Israeli government agreed. The compromise proposal is the result of years of ...

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  20. A Peaceful if not Ideal Resolution at the WallRead the original story

    Wednesday | Jerusalem Post

    ... e extreme to call sincere Jews who were raised in the Reform Movement clowns. They are not clowns. Being wrong about Judaism as we Orthodox Jews believe them to be - does not make them clowns. It just

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