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  1. Conversion bill fight keeps coalition crisis aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Jerusalem Post

    ... and the haredi political parties for fear of losing the ability to form the next government. Shas and United Torah Judaism are fervently agains the reforms, which would allow chief municipal rabbis to established their own conversion courts, in ...

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  2. celebrity jewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... October - doing weekly reports on breast cancer issues. Born and raised in the Sacramento-area, Lunden converted to Judaism shortly before marrying her first (Jewish) husband in 1978. They have three now-adult daughters (one of whom recently made ...

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  3. mixed & matched | Naysayers undermine non-Jewish mom's spiritual effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... assume that I can't do as good a job raising Jewish children as a born Jew. I have made an effort to learn about Judaism and I often know more about a particular holiday than Jewish parents at my synagogue. Why is this an issue that I keep reading ...

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  4. charitable giving | Knicks' standout Stoudemire boosts Israeli causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Jerusalem basketball team. In an interview with JTA last year, Stoudemire discussed his spiritual connection to Judaism and his belief that he's a member of the "Hebrew tribe." A six-time all-star, he is hoping to overcome the rash of injuries that ...

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  5. I was shocked by peeping rabbi arrestRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... Jewish-American writer Herman Wouk and Leon Wieseltier of the New Republic were members. Wieseltier rediscovered his Judaism at Kesher and wrote a memorable book about the experience. Among the many rabbinical scholars who have been Shabbat guests ...

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  6. Gangster, rabbi, copper - who is the real Mr Gross?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... member. While in prison, according to news reports, Santos changed his ways. He supposedly converted to Chasidic Judaism, although sceptics are doubtful the conversion was authentic. His lawyer, Zakir Tamir, has not answered media queries. According ...

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  7. Amar and Stern elected chief rabbis of JerusalemRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... Charedi parties. The election of 69-year-old Rabbi Stern was, in particular, a political failure for United Torah Judaism. The Charedi party's rival candidate was Rabbi Moshe Haim Lau, the brother of the current chief rabbi of Israel. He lost by 20 ...

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  8. Parshah Connects UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... I won the award for perkiest bat mitzvah girl of all time, Daniel's musical flair and Gershon's passion for Orthodox Judaism made each recitation unique. From standing center stage at my own bat mitzvah to playing a supportive role as proud sister ...

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  9. Geert Wilders Visits America, Warning of the Threat to Freedom from Hostile IslamRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | VDARE

    ... to use violence, that has nothing to do with the rule of law of our society, based on our values of Christianity and Judaism, on humanism." Wilders gave an interview to the American Spectator that was quite concise in describing the problem and ...

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  10. The AP: Don't worry terrorists, we got your backRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Yourish.com

    ... Palestinians. There is no wish for peace, no wish to share the land. They lie about the 3,000-year history of Judaism in the land of Israel in order to make it seem like Muslims have some right to the historic homeland of the Jews. And the results? ...

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  11. West Side Jewish Community attracts diverse crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Intermountain Jewish News

    ... WSJC has invited Rabbi Adam Morris from Temple Micah for a discussion of Jewish spirituality and Dr. Caryn Aviv, of Judaism Your Way, for a conversation about Jewish family life. There is also an expressed interest in starting a women's group, a ...

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  12. I can't deny couples the ritual they needRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... and supporting Jewish same-sex marriage ceremonies. This is why I am delighted the movement I serve, Masorti Judaism, is supporting its rabbis and member synagogues in choosing whether to perform such ceremonies both as religious ceremonies and also ...

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  13. Masorti approves single-sex marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... without opposition by the movement's trustees on Tuesday night. Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg, senior rabbi of Masorti Judaism and head of its largest synagogue, the New North London, said, "This is an important step forward. As a movement, we will ...

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  14. Peter Luff is wrong, if the Palestine vote is a gesture, it is a gesture of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Worcester News

    ... why he wishes to renounce his Jewishness, as he cannot accept what is being done to the Palestinians in the name of Judaism. How can we be engaged in arms sales with a country which has just wiped out nearly 2000 civilians including 500 children - ...

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  15. Defense/Security, 2:15 PMBarkat: Enough is Enough, Violence Must End NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... rorists with Hamas headbands , aside from the incessant rock throwing attacks. The Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism, has been a focal point of the Arab violence, with

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  16. The Hanukkah Menorah: Past and PresentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    From time immemorial, the menorah has been one of the most iconic relics in all of Judaism. Originally one of the sacred vessels of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, its uniquely elegant form is today a centerpiece of the Jewish home, an expression of the transcendent, while at the same time, a striking symbol of Jewish faith and identity.

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  17. Woman makes history at college and in JudaismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Philly.com

    ... as a symbol of the history she made by becoming the first woman and the first lesbian to lead a major movement of Judaism. Waxman, 47, took over in January as head of the Reconstructionist movement and president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical ...

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  18. Background concerning the sixteen English translations/versions in the sbs, vbv,Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Examiner.com

    ... documents, the product of a joint effort initiated by King Ptolemy Philadelphus of Egypt and the High Priest of Judaism in Jerusalem to translate the Hebrew sacred writings into Koine, or common, Greek which was the language of business in the ...

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  19. Religion facing an evolutionRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Observer

    ... that people are losing their religion because "religious doctrines don't withstand scrutiny" off-putting. In Judaism, as some readers might know, the understanding of "sin" is quite different. The Hebrew word chait which many Jewish people will ...

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  20. Does slavery have a future? The ISIS challenge through Jewish lensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Jewish Journal

    ... This indeed is "boots on the ground" with a vengeance; it demands more than a bootless response. A convert to Judaism, David Brion Davis - the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian who recently received an award from Obama for a lifetime devoted to the ...

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