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The Age
Manny Waks sues brother for defamation over paedophile claimsManny Waks is suing his brother for defamation, in a case likely to re-inflame
Manny Waks sues brother for defamation over paedophile claims
The Age / Posted 16 hours ago
Manny Waks is suing his brother for defamation, in a case likely to re-inflame tensions over abuse cover-ups in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. Avi Yemini is the co-founder of IDF Training in Caulfield. Photo:... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
WYPR's 'Out of the Blocks' shares Baltimoreans' stories block by blockfor an episode on that block.He told the producers about the divide between the
WYPR's 'Out of the Blocks' shares Baltimoreans' stories block by block
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
for an episode on that block.He told the producers about the divide between the black community and the tight-knit Orthodox Jewish community he belonged to. "There was a wall on this block," said Childress, who says he has since left the... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Borough Park residents on alert after boy, 9, lured into van by ‘pervert’BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn — Parents in an Orthodox Jewish community in Borough Par
Borough Park residents on alert after boy, 9, lured into van by ‘pervert’
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 3 days ago
BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn — Parents in an Orthodox Jewish community in Borough Park are on edge after a 9-year-old boy was lured into a minivan. The pervert masturbated in front of the child before handing him $100. It happened on Wednesday, Sept. 14... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Inside The Valley Eruv: How Wire, Concrete And Fishing Line Helps Observant Jews Celebrate The Sabbathline strung to a metal pole (left), stretches over a road to connect one side o
Inside The Valley Eruv: How Wire, Concrete And Fishing Line Helps Observant Jews Celebrate The Sabbath
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 4 days ago
line strung to a metal pole (left), stretches over a road to connect one side of canal fencing to the other. For the Orthodox Jewish community, sundown on Friday is not just the start of the weekend, but also the start of the Sabbath, which... Read more
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International Business Times
Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi warns Jewish women not to wear red or 'sinful' skirtsshould be worn." Stamford Hill is believed to be home to around 30,000 Hasidic
Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi warns Jewish women not to wear red or 'sinful' skirts
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
should be worn." Stamford Hill is believed to be home to around 30,000 Hasidic Jews, the largest concentration of the Orthodox Jewish community in Europe. In May 2015, it was reported that the leaders of a North London Hasidic Jewish sect were... Read more
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International Business Times
Rabbi and assistant outed by hitman hired to murder man refusing to give wife religious divorceEarlier this month an Israeli rabbi and an acolyte in the Orthodox Jewish commu
Rabbi and assistant outed by hitman hired to murder man refusing to give wife religious divorce
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Earlier this month an Israeli rabbi and an acolyte in the Orthodox Jewish community in New York were charged in a kidnapping and murder plot of a member of their sect for refusing to divorce his wife. The made-for-TV drama is just the latest case of... Read more
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The Jewish Week
NY Bombing Suspect’s Orthodox Neighbors Seem Resigned To Backyard Terrordetonated Saturday; 29 people were injured in the Manhattan explosion, but none
NY Bombing Suspect’s Orthodox Neighbors Seem Resigned To Backyard Terror
The Jewish Week / Posted 5 days ago
detonated Saturday; 29 people were injured in the Manhattan explosion, but none had lengthy hospital stays. Members of the Orthodox Jewish community in Elizabeth, which has four Orthodox synagogues, were shaken but not surprised by the attacks. And... Read more
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The Forward
Bombing Suspect’s Jewish Neighbors Resigned to Terror in Backyarddetonated Saturday; 29 people were injured in the Manhattan explosion, but none
Bombing Suspect’s Jewish Neighbors Resigned to Terror in Backyard
The Forward / Posted 6 days ago
detonated Saturday; 29 people were injured in the Manhattan explosion, but none had lengthy hospital stays. Members of the Orthodox Jewish community in Elizabeth, which has four Orthodox synagogues, were shaken but not surprised by the attacks. And... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
NY bombing suspect’s Orthodox neighbors seemed resigned to backyard terrordetonated Saturday; 29 people were injured in the Manhattan explosion, but none
NY bombing suspect’s Orthodox neighbors seemed resigned to backyard terror
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
detonated Saturday; 29 people were injured in the Manhattan explosion, but none had lengthy hospital stays. Members of the Orthodox Jewish community in Elizabeth, which has four Orthodox synagogues, were shaken but not surprised by the attacks. And... Read more
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Business Insider
Here’s why so many smart people don’t believe in evolutionto talk about science with me, to help me see the elegance of Darwin's eons-lon
Here’s why so many smart people don’t believe in evolution
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
to talk about science with me, to help me see the elegance of Darwin's eons-long story of life. But we also lived in an Orthodox Jewish community, where schoolteachers laughed off dinosaurs and space travel as fairy tales and made a point of... Read more
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The Forward
Trailblazing Hasidic Woman Elected as Brooklyn JudgeSunset Park and Windsor Terrace, among others, according to Patch. Patch cited
Trailblazing Hasidic Woman Elected as Brooklyn Judge
The Forward / Posted 12 days ago
Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace, among others, according to Patch. Patch cited “multiple outlets that cover the Orthodox Jewish community” in noting the historic nature of Freier’s victory. Unofficial election results published online... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Israeli charged in New York over alleged kidnapping plotNEW YORK: An Israeli citizen who serves as a divorce mediator within an Orthodo
Israeli charged in New York over alleged kidnapping plot
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK: An Israeli citizen who serves as a divorce mediator within an Orthodox Jewish community in New York has been arrested and charged with conspiring to kidnap a man who had refused to grant his wife a religious divorce. Binyamin Gottlieb, 33,... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Bloomingburg planning, zoning board appointees draw criticismby developer Shalom Lamm. Three members of the new five-member planning board a
Bloomingburg planning, zoning board appointees draw criticism
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 17 days ago
by developer Shalom Lamm. Three members of the new five-member planning board and two members of the ZBA are part of the Orthodox Jewish community. Four of those five are renting their homes from Lamm. To the residents who have fought the... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Go To Police First, Rabbis Tell Abuse Victimsclinical social worker, from Highland Park, N.J., spearheaded the capaign. As a
Go To Police First, Rabbis Tell Abuse Victims
The Jewish Week / Posted 27 days ago
clinical social worker, from Highland Park, N.J., spearheaded the capaign. As a therapist who counsels adults in the Orthodox Jewish community, many who were victims of child sexual abuse, he said he has observed “the horrific effect” of... Read more
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The Jewish Press
300 Orthodox Rabbis Unite To Combat Child Sexual Abuse EpidemicIn an unprecedented step, 300 Orthodox rabbis signed a proclamation regarding c
300 Orthodox Rabbis Unite To Combat Child Sexual Abuse Epidemic
The Jewish Press / Posted 29 days ago
In an unprecedented step, 300 Orthodox rabbis signed a proclamation regarding child safety in the Orthodox Jewish community. In it, the rabbis call upon synagogues and schools are called upon to adopt certain preventative measures outlined in the... Read more

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