Judaism Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Carry This With You When Defending JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... to visit and pray. Incredibly, Muslims are even given preference to Jews at the Temple Mount the epicenter of Judaism's holiest site. We do not lack committed and articulate spokespeople for the cause of Jerusalem. They are present in the halls of ...

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  2. Soraya Nazarian, AJU and the fine art of philanthropyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jewish Journal

    ... on a rich tradition of fine-arts education at the institution. When it was founded in 1947 as the University of Judaism, the curriculum was guided by scholar Mordecai Kaplan's belief that there should be several different entry points into Jewish ...

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  3. Ruth Weisberg exhibition captures timeless emotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jewish Journal

    ... as they often do. "I'm in the present, too, but I like that sense of time travel," she said. "I have found in Judaism a real analogous activity, which is text study. Here you are, you're arguing with Rashi. The brilliant gift of Jewish study is that ...

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  4. How Ritual Baths Present Obstacles Of Inclusion For Transgender JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Huffington Post

    Converting to Judaism about a year ago, a transgender man in Washington, D.C., asked his rabbi a pointed question about the last step in the process, which calls for dunking naked in a ritual bath. Dozens of Jewish leaders in the region, including Rabbi Laurie Green , got the email asking if they could produce such a witness, who, according to Jewish law, would have to be Jewish.

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  5. "It was her debut... She wanted to do this."Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | MetaFilter

    ... r own words. The Whole Orthodox World Is Complicit in Faigy Mayer's Death Parents shunned jumper for leaving Hasidic Judaism

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  6. Ex-Hasid shared anti-Hasidic essay a week before her suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Times of Israel

    Faigy Mayer, an ex-Hasid who leapt to her death, had recently shared with a friend "the first draft of an opinion article" outlining her problems with Hasidic Judaism. Mayer's friend Chaim Levin shared the 1,500-word draft with the media on Tuesday, one day after Mayer, 30, jumped from a rooftop bar in Manhattan.

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  7. Former news anchor in China, she's now an Orthodox Jew and acupuncturistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... last August, and I already have a lot of patients and good reviews, baruch HaShem. You converted to Orthodox Judaism in 2001 when you were living in New York. Did you grow up with any religion? I believed in Buddha before, when I was younger in ...

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  8. Beaming from the bimah, a bat mitzvah for the agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... and obligatory Sunday school for my sister and me. Now, I wanted more. I forged a plan to delve deeper into Judaism. I studied Torah and Jewish thinkers in Congregation Emanu-El's adult learning program. I met with rabbis, attended services at ...

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  9. CJM reveals Winehouse story in mementoes and memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Aug. 28; scholar Shaina Hammerman on "The Jews of Downton Abbey," Sept. 11; and scholar Bernie Steinberg on "Judaism and Addiction through a Talmudic Lens," Sept. 25. Meanwhile, Bay Area performers will present two concerts of Winehouse's songs at ...

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  10. celebrity jewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... 2011, he wed his partner of 33 years, playwright Rick Elice, now 58. Elice is an observant Jew and Rees converted to Judaism in the 1980s. Last week, the single "Fight Song" had reached No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was written and ...

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  11. Jul25SatRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | JewishTucson

    ... at 10 am. Saturdays on hour before Mincha; Open to all, this is an opportunity to become more involved in "living Judaism." Lay-led. Tisha B'Av Evening Service and chanting from Eycha, the Book of Lamentations- a beautiful and meaningful service to ...

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  12. Bill to add MKs may be in troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Jerusalem Post

    ... it was a waste of NIS 7 million. If passed into law, there would be new MKs in Bayit Yehudi, Shas and United Torah Judaism. The bill has been advanced by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, who wants to quit the Knesset to enable the entrance of former ...

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  13. For transgender Jews, the ritual bath is fraught with questions about inclusionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Washington Post

    Converting to Judaism about a year ago, a transgender man in Washington, D.C., asked his rabbi a pointed question about the last step in the process, which calls for dunking naked in a ritual bath. Dozens of Jewish leaders in the region, including Rabbi Laurie Green, got the email asking if they could produce such a witness, who, according to Jewish law, would have to be Jewish.

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  14. Nine Bay Area athletes buckle up for Berlin gamesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... head of Great Britain's delegation to the games, told London's Guardian newspaper. "It's a victory for modern Judaism," said Jay Lipton, a 19-year-old fencer from San Rafael. "There are going to be a lot of goose bumps. I mean, it's a place that was ...

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  15. Why Does My Hillel Favor Orthodox Over Reform?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Forward

    Israel has been in the news recently for public officials' comments that Reform Jews aren't real Jews . Unfortunately, downplaying Reform Judaism is not only an Israeli problem - it's also haunted me throughout my experience at my campus Hillel.

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  16. Faigy Mayer Slammed Hasidic Lifestyle in Essay - Week Before SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Forward

    Faigy Mayer, an ex-Hasid who leapt to her death, had recently shared with a friend "the first draft of an opinion article" outlining her problems with Hasidic Judaism. Mayer's friend Chaim Levin shared the 1,500-word draft with the media on Tuesday, one day after Mayer, 30, jumped from a rooftop bar in Manhattan.

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  17. Israeli government clashes with liberal Jewish streamsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Cortez Journal News

    JERUSALEM x2014 Israelx2019s narrow coalition government, propped up by two ultra-religious parties, is butting heads with liberal streams of Judaism that dominate Jewish life in the United States x2014 widening a rift that risks further alienating American Jews at a time of growing U.S.-Israel estrangement.The dispute is...

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  18. Inside Israel, 9:15 PMActivists Call to Rebuild Third Temple on Tisha B'AvRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... Hamas and Islamic State (ISIS) are allowed to go around " carrying their flags " on the Mount, the holiest site in Judaism. remove the enemies from the Holy Temple Mount, to return the Holy Temple Mount to Israel and to immediately rebuild the Holy ...

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  19. Step by step, revolutionizing the b'nai mitzvah experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... than dictated by a set of prayer requirements? B'nai Mitzvah Revolution is a joint project of the Union for Reform Judaism's Campaign for Youth Engagement and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion's Rhea Hirsch School of Education and ...

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  20. Jumper denounced Hasidic 'cult' in despondent emailRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Chaptzem Blog!

    ... sex was rigidly regulated - and that even after leaving the faith she still felt its grip. "I feel as though Hasidic Judaism shouldn't exist at all," the 30-year-old woman wrote in the missive, adding that "Thinking analytically when it comes to ...

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