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The Jewish Week
Interfaith Couple Weds Aboard Staten Island FerryWhile some interfaith couples squabble over whether to have the wedding in a ch
Interfaith Couple Weds Aboard Staten Island Ferry
The Jewish Week / Posted 3 days ago
While some interfaith couples squabble over whether to have the wedding in a church or synagogue, Bethany Hall and Keith Haskel found an innovative solution: aboard the Staten Island ferry. Accompanied by friends, family and a violinist, the... Read more
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JTA
Interfaith couple weds aboard Staten Island ferryWhile some interfaith couples squabble over whether to have the wedding in a ch
Interfaith couple weds aboard Staten Island ferry
JTA / Posted 4 days ago
While some interfaith couples squabble over whether to have the wedding in a church or synagogue, Bethany Hall and Keith Haskel found an innovative solution: aboard the Staten Island ferry. Accompanied by friends, family and a violinist, the... Read more
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The Forward
Brooklyn Eruv Feud Spreads to Park SlopeOrthodox Jews over eruvs, the ritual boundaries that allow more mobility on the
Brooklyn Eruv Feud Spreads to Park Slope
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
Orthodox Jews over eruvs, the ritual boundaries that allow more mobility on the Sabbath, has apparently spread from the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights to nearby Park Slope. The Greater Crown Heights eruv has been cut down twice in the... Read more
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The Forward
Black Jews Stand with Black Lives Matter Amid Turmoil — but ‘God Comes First’how [many] politicians we know, God is only going to save us when we do His com
Black Jews Stand with Black Lives Matter Amid Turmoil — but ‘God Comes First’
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
how [many] politicians we know, God is only going to save us when we do His commandments,” said an Israelite leader from Brooklyn known as Chief Benyamin. “It’s like we’re saying that politicians can save us, when God is the only one who can save... Read more
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Reuters
On the sidelines of the 2016 presidential campaignApril 6, 2016. A man wears a U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz s
On the sidelines of the 2016 presidential campaign
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
April 6, 2016. A man wears a U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz skull cap following a campaign event at a synagogue in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., April 7, 2016. A car with an image of U.S. Democratic presidential... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Brooklyn's fancy artisanal-food businesses are getting chewed upCLOSING TIME: Gaia DiLoreto shuttered her local foods store, By Brooklyn, in Ap
Brooklyn's fancy artisanal-food businesses are getting chewed up
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 days ago
CLOSING TIME: Gaia DiLoreto shuttered her local foods store, By Brooklyn, in April. It’s the ultimate foodie fantasy. Move to Brooklyn, start an artisanal-food business in your kitchen and expand to become a globally known brand, carried in gourmet... Read more
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Daily Mail
Murdered DNC staffer's family prepares for the 27-old's funeraltwo robberies in the area in the hour prior to Rich’s shooting His funeral is
Murdered DNC staffer's family prepares for the 27-old's funeral
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
two robberies in the area in the hour prior to Rich’s shooting His funeral is due to take place today at 10am at Beth El Synagogue in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska Anyone with information is asked to call police on 202-727-9099 The father of... Read more
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The Forward
Controversial Brooklyn Eruv for Modern Orthodox Vandalized Amid Dispute With ChabadA controversial new eruv designed to serve Modern Orthodox Jews in the traditio
Controversial Brooklyn Eruv for Modern Orthodox Vandalized Amid Dispute With Chabad
The Forward / Posted 11 days ago
A controversial new eruv designed to serve Modern Orthodox Jews in the traditionally Hasidic Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights was allegedly vandalized — days after leaders of the Chabad-Lubavitcher group said the ritual barrier was not approved... Read more
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The Forward
'Fake Frum' Con Man Scams More Than Dozen Orthodox JewsYork City police appear to be taking little interest in their complaints. One
'Fake Frum' Con Man Scams More Than Dozen Orthodox Jews
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
York City police appear to be taking little interest in their complaints. One victim said police at the 66th Precinct in Brooklyn refused to take a report, indicating the $80 taken was too small an amount. After another victim complained to... Read more
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Op-Ed News
It Is Important to Have Perspective on Elie Wiesel's LegacyBack when I was in junior high school, the rabbi of my family's synagogue urged
It Is Important to Have Perspective on Elie Wiesel's Legacy
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 days ago
Back when I was in junior high school, the rabbi of my family's synagogue urged me to read Wiesel's book Night as part of my Bar Mitzvah preparations. The story offered a look at the existence of Jews deported to Auschwitz and Buchenwald that was as... Read more
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The Forward
Going #OffTheDerech to Escape the Past and Be Acceptedhis older siblings, who had fulfilling family lives, and were respected members
Going #OffTheDerech to Escape the Past and Be Accepted
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
his older siblings, who had fulfilling family lives, and were respected members of their Chabad community in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. He signed up for a weekend retreat with Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing, or JONAH. The organization... Read more
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The Forward
Abrom Kaplan's Cajun DreamMost. With this man’s help, Kaplan acquired a stock of trinkets and household i
Abrom Kaplan's Cajun Dream
The Forward / Posted 17 days ago
Most. With this man’s help, Kaplan acquired a stock of trinkets and household items. He peddled them on the east end of the Brooklyn Bridge, then he traveled north and sold his wares along the back roads of Connecticut. He soon heard about a “new... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Rabbi Maurice Lamm – Prominent Spiritual Leader, Author, And Teacher – Passes Awayto 1985 Rabbi Lamm served as head rabbi at Beth Jacob Congregation in Beverly H
Rabbi Maurice Lamm – Prominent Spiritual Leader, Author, And Teacher – Passes Away
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
to 1985 Rabbi Lamm served as head rabbi at Beth Jacob Congregation in Beverly Hills, Calif., one of the largest Orthodox synagogues in America. He also connected with and influenced the Orthodox community at large through his affiliation with the... Read more
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Salon.com
Elie Wiesel’s two sides: The Holocaust survivor gave voice to Jewish victims while ignoring others’ sufferingThis article originally appeared on Back when I was in junior high school, the
Elie Wiesel’s two sides: The Holocaust survivor gave voice to Jewish victims while ignoring others’ suffering
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
This article originally appeared on Back when I was in junior high school, the rabbi of my family’s synagogue urged me to read Wiesel’s book “Night” as part of my Bar Mitzvah preparations. The story offered a look at the existence of Jews deported... Read more
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New York Post
Living in this Lower East Side building went from costing hundreds to millionsOne 130-year-old building on the Lower East Side has been, in turns, a synagogu
Living in this Lower East Side building went from costing hundreds to millions
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
One 130-year-old building on the Lower East Side has been, in turns, a synagogue, a whiskey distillery and a $100-a-month rental apartment. But in May, the four-story edifice at 70 Hester St. sold for $5.9 million. While it’s now being converted... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Connecting the World to Jewish News, Culture, and Opinionaccept Auschwitz with God as without God.” But prayer, and Talmud study, remai
Connecting the World to Jewish News, Culture, and Opinion
The Jewish Week / Posted 21 days ago
accept Auschwitz with God as without God.” But prayer, and Talmud study, remained a part of his life, at a small chasidic synagogue on the Upper West Side, at Fifth Avenue Synagogue on the Upper West Side, among the Chabad-Lubavitch Jews of Crown... Read more
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The Forward
Twilight Movie Wedding China Headed to Masbia Soup Kitchen in BrooklynBrooklyn Soup Kitchen to Serve Meals for the Hungry — on Fine Hollywood China
Twilight Movie Wedding China Headed to Masbia Soup Kitchen in Brooklyn
The Forward / Posted 23 days ago
Brooklyn Soup Kitchen to Serve Meals for the Hungry — on Fine Hollywood China Masbia chef Ruben Diaz (left) receiving the fine china from Tammy Carmona of Carmona New York. What do Brooklyn’s poorest residents have in common with the guests at... Read more
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The Forward
Twilight Movie Wedding China Headed to Masbia Soup Kitchen in BrooklynBrooklyn Soup Kitchen to Serve Meals for the Hungry on Hollywood China Masbia
Twilight Movie Wedding China Headed to Masbia Soup Kitchen in Brooklyn
The Forward / Posted 23 days ago
Brooklyn Soup Kitchen to Serve Meals for the Hungry on Hollywood China Masbia chef Ruben Diaz (left) receiving the fine china from Tammy Carmona of Carmona New York. What do Brooklyn’s poorest residents have in common with the guests at Bella and... Read more
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J Weekly
9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should knowAbby Stein wrote on her blog last year. Stein’s community was a Hasidic Jewish
9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should know
J Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
Abby Stein wrote on her blog last year. Stein’s community was a Hasidic Jewish one — in fact Stein, from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is descended from a long line of influential Hasidic rabbis. That made her decision to leave the haredi Orthodox... Read more
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The Forward
At New Prayer Group, Women Lead and Men Sit in BackThe doors are open to everyone at Shabbat services held on the ground floor of
At New Prayer Group, Women Lead and Men Sit in Back
The Forward / Posted 24 days ago
The doors are open to everyone at Shabbat services held on the ground floor of this Nostrand Avenue building in Brooklyn. But, unlike most Orthodox spaces, here it’s the women who lead prayers. Men? They can sit in the back. “Men are welcome,” said... Read more
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JTA
9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should knowSrully) Stein wrote on her blog last year. Stein’s community was a Hasidic Jew
9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should know
JTA / Posted 26 days ago
Srully) Stein wrote on her blog last year. Stein’s community was a Hasidic Jewish one — in fact Stein, from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is descended from a long line of influential Hasidic rabbis. That made her decision to leave the haredi Orthodox... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Jewish-based group connects kidney donors to strangerskidney, possibly while suffering through thrice-weekly dialysis treatments. In
Jewish-based group connects kidney donors to strangers
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 27 days ago
kidney, possibly while suffering through thrice-weekly dialysis treatments. Instead, word-of-mouth led Sarna to Renewal, a Brooklyn-based non-profit that facilitates live kidney donations — particularly within Jewish communities, the faith of the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Parashat Behaalotecha: Summer VacationJew must never feel “free” from the Torah’s obligations. We are bound by G-d’s
Parashat Behaalotecha: Summer Vacation
The Jewish Press / Posted 29 days ago
Jew must never feel “free” from the Torah’s obligations. We are bound by G-d’s laws when we are in yeshiva, at home, in the synagogue, in the office, at a social event, or on vacation. Even when we “journey from the Mountain of G-d,” when we – for... Read more

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