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  1. TAC Bookshelf for the Week of January 22Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The American Conservative

    ... how it affects us. by Philip Sherrard. Sherrard was a British-born Hellenophile and convert to the Eastern Orthodox Church. This book is about beauty, metaphysics, and religion, and can be heady stuff (sample line: "Beauty placed beyond good and ...

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  2. Pence kicks off Middle East tourRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Cairo [Egypt], Jan 21 : United States Vice-President Mike Pence arrived in Egypt for the first leg of his delayed Middle East tour overshadowed by Arab anger over Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Pence, who is accompanied by his wife Karen on the trip, held talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo.

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  3. Greeks Protest Over Neighbor's Use of the Name MacedoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... in 1993 under the name the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The 1992 rally was backed by the Greek Orthodox Church, which distanced itself from Sunday's demonstration, notwithstanding the presence of some radical clerics. Last week Ieronymos ...

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  4. Liberal New York Jews Must Engage With Orthodox - History Proves ItRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Forward

    JEWISH NEW YORK: THE REMARKABLE HISTORY OF A CITY AND A PEOPLE By Deborah Dash Moore NYU Press, 512 Pages, $30 You hear it everywhere now: anxiety about America's Jewish future. Panel discussions and synagogue sermons and angsty op-eds, alarmed missives with a touch of bewilderment, all wondering about the right way forward.

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  5. Settler growth rate declines for sixth straight yearRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    New prefabricated homes are seen under construction in the West Bank between the Israeli outpost of Amona and the settlement of Ofra , north of Ramallah, on January 31, 2017. The growth rate among Israeli settlers in the West Bank declined last year for the sixth consecutive year, but remained above the national average, according to government statistics seen by The Times of Israel on Sunday.

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  6. Netanyahu urges calm in spat between ministers over ShabbatRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leads a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem on January 21, 2018. on Sunday that he would speak separately with Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, in an attempt to lower the tension between his two key coalition partners, who have been clashing over a law that could shutter stores on Shabbat.

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  7. Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox scuffle with police, trying to prevent autopsyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Security forces throw stun grenades in lengthy nighttime encounter, clearing path for vehicle carrying dead body found in Jerusalem hostel Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox protesters scuffle with police, attempting to block a vehicle transporting a dead body to a possible autopsy in the early morning, January 21, 2018. Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox residents of Jerusalem rioted and scuffled early Sunday with police forces, in an attempt to prevent authorities from taking a dead body for a possible autopsy, Hebrew-language media reported.

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  8. Is Jared's old high school pushing Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Andrew Silow-Carroll is editor in chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. He was previously editor in chief and CEO of But what happens when the usual is treated as the unusual? What happens when behaviors considered typical going back decades are distorted by their proximity to the 45th president? That's my interpretation of the dust-up this week surrounding the Frisch School, an Orthodox Jewish high school in Northern New Jersey that just happens to be the alma mater of Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and top adviser.

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  9. Russian President Vladimir Putin takes holy dip in icy watersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... a shirtless Putin was clicked riding a horse during a holiday in Siberia. Ephiphany is a major holiday in Orthodox church. It marks the baptism of Jesus Christ in Jordan river. In an annual ritual to commemorate Christ's baptism, followers immerse ...

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  10. Want To Know Jewish New York's Future? Look To Its Past.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Forward

    JEWISH NEW YORK: THE REMARKABLE HISTORY OF A CITY AND A PEOPLE By Deborah Dash Moore NYU Press, 512 Pages, $30 You hear it everywhere now: anxiety about America's Jewish future. Panel discussions and synagogue sermons and angsty op-eds, alarmed missives with a touch of bewilderment, all wondering about the right way forward.

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  11. Petition aims to refute Reform movement's claims in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Coalition for Jewish Values , the largest rabbinic public policy organization in America, on Thursday announced a petition drive to preserve traditional standards for prayer at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, and to prevent changes at the holy site for political reasons. The petition comes in the aftermath of the latest round of Israel Supreme Court hearings on the suit by liberal Jewish groups demanding a larger space at the Western Wall, in which justices questioned whether the groups' demands were exaggerated or unreasonable.

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  12. Mike Pence starts Middle East tour amid Jerusalem angerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Al Jazeera

    ... this cannot continue and it would be hypocrisy if we meet you." In December, a statement by the Coptic Orthodox church on behalf of Pope Tawadros II, said Trump's decision ignored the "feelings of millions of Arab people". "How can I sit with those ...

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  13. Trump support carries rewards and risks for IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    From recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital to cutting aid to Palestinians, President Donald Trump has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the unprecedented gift of strong U.S. alignment with a nationalist Israeli government. With the two leaders in sync personally and politically, Israel has become one of Trump's strongest supporters on the global stage.

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  14. Analysis: Trump support carries rewards and risks for IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | 680News

    From recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital to cutting aid to Palestinians, President Donald Trump has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the unprecedented gift of strong U.S. alignment with a nationalist Israeli government. With the two leaders in sync personally and politically, Israel has become one of Trump's strongest supporters on the global stage.

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  15. How Trump changed the world in one yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | GantDaily.com

    In his first year as president, Donald Trump has torn at a thread running through international affairs for 75 years - the idea of the United States as a predictable bastion of global stability and champion of Western values. Trump, with bull-in-a-Twitter-feed diplomacy reflecting his impulsive, combative character, has turned the United States into an unpredictable and disruptive force.

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  16. Humans can become like God? Mormons say Orthodox Christians have...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... is from the teachings and traditions of the faith's most ancient one, the 2,000-year-old Eastern Orthodox Church. "LDS thinkers are looking to Eastern Orthodoxy for some clarification on issues they are exploring," says Richard Mouw, former ...

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  17. A Welcome Testimony in a Riot DaysaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | The George Towner

    ... personal. A big question that never really got answered was why these musicians performed at that Russian Orthodox church in the first place. According to Alyokhina, the decision just happened. There was no strong intention towards any institutional ...

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  18. Mr. Ice CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | The Telegraph

    MR ICE COOL: Russian President Vladimir Putin stripped off to his bathing trunks and immersed himself in the freezing waters of a lake on Thursday, observing an Orthodox Christian ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany. Russian state television showed Putin marching onto the ice of the frozen Lake Seliger, about 400km north of Moscow, dressed in a sheepskin coat and felt boots.

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  19. Today is Epiphany, another reason for Putin to take his shirt offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | The Campbell Reporter

    Belgrade, Serbia: People clamber out of the water after a traditional Orthodox Epiphany cross retrieval race . Neive, Italy: A young man runs out of the water after retrieving a wooden cross thrown into the Tanaro River.

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  20. Putin takes icy plungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | The Daily Star

    ... to show off his fitness as US counterpart Donald Trump faces questions over his waistline. The Russian Orthodox Church does not require believers to go through the gruelling experience, which is more of a popular tradition. Participants are supposed ...

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