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The Forward
How Judaism Still Brings My Father Closer to MeShortly after my mother left him, my father started going to synagogue regularl
How Judaism Still Brings My Father Closer to Me
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
Shortly after my mother left him, my father started going to synagogue regularly for the first time in his life. He would bring 7-year-old me with him on Friday nights as the official start to our weekends together, usually followed by banana splits... Read more
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The Forward
Kosher Soup Kitchen Opening Was ‘Imminent’ — So What Happened?transition: one in Rego Park, Queens, which is in the process of moving (half a
Kosher Soup Kitchen Opening Was ‘Imminent’ — So What Happened?
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
transition: one in Rego Park, Queens, which is in the process of moving (half a mile away); one in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn and a third in heavily-Orthodox Boro Park. The original Boro Park site lost its lease and closed in the Spring of... Read more
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The Forward
Soup Kitchen Opening Was ‘Imminent’ — So What Happened?transition: one in Rego Park, Queens, which is in the process of moving (half a
Soup Kitchen Opening Was ‘Imminent’ — So What Happened?
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
transition: one in Rego Park, Queens, which is in the process of moving (half a mile away); one in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn and a third in heavily-Orthodox Boro Park. The original Boro Park site lost its lease and closed in the Spring of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Victims of D.C. rabbi who videotaped naked women seek $100Minstitutions that supervised him. Rabbi Barry Freundel, formerly an influentia
Victims of D.C. rabbi who videotaped naked women seek $100M
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
institutions that supervised him. Rabbi Barry Freundel, formerly an influential leader at Washington's Kesher Israel synagogue and in the Modern Orthodox movement nationwide, was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison last year for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dad of Seth Rich says murdered son leaving DNC for Clinton campaignthat there appeared to be a scuffle before Seth was shot He said that his 27-y
Dad of Seth Rich says murdered son leaving DNC for Clinton campaign
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
that there appeared to be a scuffle before Seth was shot He said that his 27-year-old son was 'really excited' to move to Brooklyn and work for Hillary Clinton's campaign Seth was talking on his cellphone with his girlfriend, Kelsey Mulka, when... Read more
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The Forward
Crown Heights Grapples With Dramatic Changes 25 Years After Riotsthe accidental death of a black boy touched off three days of rioting in which
Crown Heights Grapples With Dramatic Changes 25 Years After Riots
The Forward / Posted 8 days ago
the accidental death of a black boy touched off three days of rioting in which black youths attacked religious Jews in the Brooklyn neighborhood. Many called it a riot. Some Jews call the events of Aug.19-21, 1991, a pogrom. And some blacks call... Read more
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FOX News
Emmy-winning 'Picket Fences' star Fyvush Finkel dies at 93from heart problems. Related Image The son of Jewish immigrants from Poland a
Emmy-winning 'Picket Fences' star Fyvush Finkel dies at 93
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
from heart problems. Related Image The son of Jewish immigrants from Poland and Russia, Finkel was born in Brownsville, Brooklyn in 1922 and began his entertainment career at age 9 on the Yiddish stage, for which he adopted the stage name Fyvush... Read more
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The New Yorker
Ivanka and Jared’s Power PlayHolocaust in Poland, married in Budapest before going into a displaced-persons
Ivanka and Jared’s Power Play
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
Holocaust in Poland, married in Budapest before going into a displaced-persons camp, and eventually emigrated, landing in Brooklyn. As a carpenter who spoke little English, Joseph worked on construction sites in New Jersey until he scraped... Read more
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JTA
For ‘Jewish Valentine’s Day,’ meet 5 couples who found love on Israel tripsassistant at Temple Israel and occasionally leads services at the Bay Ridge Jew
For ‘Jewish Valentine’s Day,’ meet 5 couples who found love on Israel trips
JTA / Posted 10 days ago
assistant at Temple Israel and occasionally leads services at the Bay Ridge Jewish Center. Zeeva teaches music at the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue and other temples. (Oh, and she liked acrobatics so much that she now teaches it, too.) Blake... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Parshas DevarimTefilla except for Tzidkas’cha, we eat the Seuda Shelishis, we may even eat mea
Parshas Devarim
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 days ago
Tefilla except for Tzidkas’cha, we eat the Seuda Shelishis, we may even eat meat and wine at this meal. We return to the synagogue for Maariv. Following Barechu we remove our leather shoes and don sneakers that are non leather. We also remove the... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Millennials (Really!) Launch Grief Collectiveyears. Despite attending services at a local Orthodox congregation to chant the
Millennials (Really!) Launch Grief Collective
The Jewish Week / Posted 14 days ago
years. Despite attending services at a local Orthodox congregation to chant the traditional prayer, neither felt that the synagogue Kaddish service was a space where they could work through the complex emotions that follow the loss of a... Read more
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USA Today
Child molester sues N.Y. rabbi over tweetson spreading the word about his crimes. Yona Weinberg, who spent roughly a yea
Child molester sues N.Y. rabbi over tweets
USA Today / Posted 20 days ago
on spreading the word about his crimes. Yona Weinberg, who spent roughly a year in jail for sexually abusing two boys in Brooklyn, lost his bid Tuesday in an Israeli court for an order of protection against Rabbi Yakov Horowitz, dean of Yeshiva... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle Art Fair draws crowds, excitement — and a touch of ambivalenceSerra to Takashi Murakami, a giant sculpture of Elvis’ head lying on the floor,
Seattle Art Fair draws crowds, excitement — and a touch of ambivalence
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
Serra to Takashi Murakami, a giant sculpture of Elvis’ head lying on the floor, Al Farrow’s model of a famous Belgian synagogue made of Uzis and bullets, Tlingit shaman rattles — plus glitzy parties. It was an international flurry of art and... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Working Through Grief — Outside The Synagogueyears. Despite attending services at a local Orthodox congregation to chant the
Working Through Grief — Outside The Synagogue
The Jewish Week / Posted 23 days ago
years. Despite attending services at a local Orthodox congregation to chant the traditional prayer, neither felt that the synagogue Kaddish service was a space where they could work through the complex emotions that follow the loss of a... Read more
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The Forward
Single-Sex Swimming Makes Waves in Hasidic New Jersey Housing Complextheir property. A similar Orthodox-secular swimming pool conflict surfaced at
Single-Sex Swimming Makes Waves in Hasidic New Jersey Housing Complex
The Forward / Posted 26 days ago
their property. A similar Orthodox-secular swimming pool conflict surfaced at a public pool in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn earlier this year, when non-Orthodox residents complained about the gender-segregated hours implemented to... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Prayers Of A LifetimeAvigdor, whose family shared close ties with Mr. Wiesel, shared his recollectio
The Prayers Of A Lifetime
The Jewish Press / Posted 26 days ago
Avigdor, whose family shared close ties with Mr. Wiesel, shared his recollection of the time he davened at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue on Selichos night. After the chazan had finished and people headed for the door, Mordechai made his way over to Mr.... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Group Of YCT Grads Protest Partnership Minyannot who I am,” said Rabbi Maurice Appelbaum, senior rabbi at the Greenpoint Shu
Group Of YCT Grads Protest Partnership Minyan
The Jewish Week / Posted 27 days ago
not who I am,” said Rabbi Maurice Appelbaum, senior rabbi at the Greenpoint Shul, a growing Modern Orthodox congregation in Brooklyn. Rabbi Appelbaum, a 2009 YCT graduate who helped initiate the letter, said he did not attend YCT “to uproot... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Group Of YCT Grads: We’re Not All So ‘Open’not who I am,” said Rabbi Maurice Appelbaum, senior rabbi at the Greenpoint Shu
Group Of YCT Grads: We’re Not All So ‘Open’
The Jewish Week / Posted 28 days ago
not who I am,” said Rabbi Maurice Appelbaum, senior rabbi at the Greenpoint Shul, a growing Modern Orthodox congregation in Brooklyn. Rabbi Appelbaum, a 2009 YCT graduate who helped initiate the letter, said he did not attend YCT “to uproot... Read more
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The Forward
88-Old Rabbi Injured at Coast Guard Ceremony Can Sue Governmentan 88-year-old New York rabbi to proceed with a negligence lawsuit against the
88-Old Rabbi Injured at Coast Guard Ceremony Can Sue Government
The Forward / Posted 29 days ago
an 88-year-old New York rabbi to proceed with a negligence lawsuit against the U.S. government. Judge Margo Brodie of the Brooklyn District Court struck down the federal government’s request for summary judgment in the case of Rabbi William... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Philadelphia Diary: Is an Orthodox political rebellion coming?(then) Republican presidential candidate John Kasich during a campaign event at
Philadelphia Diary: Is an Orthodox political rebellion coming?
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 30 days ago
(then) Republican presidential candidate John Kasich during a campaign event at the Chareidim Shmurah Matzoh Bakery in the Brooklyn borough of New York April 12, 2016. (Credit: Reuters) There weren’t many Jews last week in Cleveland’s GOP... Read more

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