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Guardian Unlimited
In the boudoir with Orthodox Jewish womenA is a 30-year-old mother of four from Tekoa, an Israeli settlement in the West
In the boudoir with Orthodox Jewish women
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 hours ago
A is a 30-year-old mother of four from Tekoa, an Israeli settlement in the West Bank that sits nestled among the Judean mountains. In accordance with Jewish custom, she covers her hair with a hat or scarf, and wears modest clothing that doesn’t... Read more
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Tri-Town News
Officials vow to enforce Jackson ‘no knock’ listJACKSON – An ordinance that addresses unwanted solicitations on private propert
Officials vow to enforce Jackson ‘no knock’ list
Tri-Town News / Posted yesterday
JACKSON – An ordinance that addresses unwanted solicitations on private property has been adopted by the Jackson Township Council. On Aug. 25, council members voted unanimously to adopt the ordinance which amends the Peddling and Soliciting portion... Read more
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Deseret News
It's not you, it's a lack of 'him's — why it's so hard to find a man to marryCan't find a guy to marry? It's not you, it's a shortage of suitable males, one
It's not you, it's a lack of 'him's — why it's so hard to find a man to marry
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
Can't find a guy to marry? It's not you, it's a shortage of suitable males, one expert says. Dismissing common explanations such as a "hookup culture" in big cities and some college environments, business writer Jon Birger says in a new book,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
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DNA Info
Mumps Outbreak Spreads in Far Rockaway, Officials SayFAR ROCKAWAY — A mumps outbreak in the Rockaways has left at least three people
Mumps Outbreak Spreads in Far Rockaway, Officials Say
DNA Info / Posted 9 days ago
FAR ROCKAWAY — A mumps outbreak in the Rockaways has left at least three people sick, officials said. A spokeswoman for the Department of Health confirmed it is investigating three cases of the disease in Far Rockaway, although she did not specify... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) — New York City education officials are investigating the level o
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City education officials are investigating the level of secular education at 39 schools serving the city's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. Critics say the secular education at the yeshivas is so inadequate that students... Read more
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News 3 Las Vegas
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) — New York City education officials are investigating the level o
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
News 3 Las Vegas / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City education officials are investigating the level of secular education at 39 schools serving the city's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. Critics say the secular education at the yeshivas is so inadequate that students... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsCreated: 08/23/2015 4:21 PM By: By KAREN MATTHEWS NEW YORK (AP) — There was n
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 10 days ago
Created: 08/23/2015 4:21 PM By: By KAREN MATTHEWS NEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) � There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
20 related stories
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MyMotherLode.com
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools AP News | 08/23/15 12:13 pm NEW YORK (AP) -- There was no science, no geogra
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 10 days ago
AP News | 08/23/15 12:13 pm NEW YORK (AP) -- There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) � There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
20 related stories
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The Evening Sun
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
The Evening Sun / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
20 related stories
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New Jersey Herald
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) - There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
New Jersey Herald / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
20 related stories
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York Daily Record
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
York Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
20 related stories
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The Wilmington Star-News
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) � There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
20 related stories
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Lebanon Daily News
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
20 related stories
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) � There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
20 related stories
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Salon.com
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
20 related stories
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ABC News
NYC to Probe Secular Education at Jewish SchoolsThere was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra
NYC to Probe Secular Education at Jewish Schools
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it as "story... Read more
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Bennington Banner
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplicat
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
Bennington Banner / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — There was no science, no geography and no math past multiplication at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish school Chaim Weber attended. And the only reason he ever heard of the American Revolution was when a seventh-grade teacher introduced it... Read more
20 related stories
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schoolsNEW YORK (AP) - New York City education officials are investigating the level o
NYC to probe secular education at Jewish schools
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City education officials are investigating the level of secular education at 39 schools serving the city's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. Critics say the secular education at the yeshivas is so inadequate that students... Read more
20 related stories
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Mid-Hudson News
Orange County’s review of KJ annexation outlines concernsCopyright © 2015 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network,
Orange County’s review of KJ annexation outlines concerns
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 12 days ago
Copyright © 2015 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc. This story may not be reproduced in any form, by any media, without express written consent. This includes rewriting, broadcasting and/or printing of material from... Read more
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DNA Info
MAP: 9 Books Set in Inwood and Washington HeightsWhile the project highlighted many memorable reads, the map failed to mention a
MAP: 9 Books Set in Inwood and Washington Heights
DNA Info / Posted 13 days ago
While the project highlighted many memorable reads, the map failed to mention any books set in Washington Heights or Inwood. The farthest north the NYPL ventured was West 135th Street, one of the settings for Ralph Ellison’s "Invisible Man." But... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Orange County’s review of KJ annexation delineates concernsCopyright © 2015 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network,
Orange County’s review of KJ annexation delineates concerns
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 13 days ago
Copyright © 2015 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc. This story may not be reproduced in any form, by any media, without express written consent. This includes rewriting, broadcasting and/or printing of material from... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Community in shock after Golders Green boy, four, drowns in Spain The little boy, pictured on twitter, who drowned on a family holiday in Spain
Community in shock after Golders Green boy, four, drowns in Spain
The Ham&High Network / Posted 14 days ago
The little boy, pictured on twitter, who drowned on a family holiday in Spain A community is in mourning after a four-year-old boy from Golders Green drowned in a swimming pool while... Read more
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Tri-Town News
Proposed ‘no knock’ penalties attracting support in JacksonMembers of the public have voiced their support for an ordinance that will, if
Proposed ‘no knock’ penalties attracting support in Jackson
Tri-Town News / Posted 15 days ago
Members of the public have voiced their support for an ordinance that will, if adopted by the Jackson Township Council, make unwanted solicitations on private property subject to tougher penalties. On Aug. 11, council members voted unanimously to... Read more
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indieWIRE
Memo to Distributors: Buy These 10 Movies from the 2015 Locarno Film Festival From a Greek comedy on a boat to a subversive tale set in an ultra-Orthodox J
Memo to Distributors: Buy These 10 Movies from the 2015 Locarno Film Festival
indieWIRE / Posted 16 days ago
From a Greek comedy on a boat to a subversive tale set in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, here are some of best Locarno titles that still need homes in the U.S. Every... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Religious Liberty Versus Legislative Morality: Thoughts on the Supreme Court’s Recent Same-Sex Marriage RulingThe many different Orthodox commentators who have spoken about the recent Supre
Religious Liberty Versus Legislative Morality: Thoughts on the Supreme Court’s Recent Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
The Jewish Press / Posted 20 days ago
The many different Orthodox commentators who have spoken about the recent Supreme Court decision mandating same-sex marriage nationwide generally fit into three camps: Some see the sky as falling, a very few are supportive, and others just worry... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder's new Hebrew priestess: 'It helps encourage me to be in my woman-ness'Boulder has a new priestess. Rabbi Sarah Bracha Gershuny, a 33-year-old rabbi
Boulder's new Hebrew priestess: 'It helps encourage me to be in my woman-ness'
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 20 days ago
Boulder has a new priestess. Rabbi Sarah Bracha Gershuny, a 33-year-old rabbi at the local Nevei Kodesh, recently completed a lengthy program through the unique feminist, spiritual leadership institute, which ordained her one of its only Hebrew... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Anti-Semitic Vandalism Attack Alarms San Antoniograffiti found in Orthodox San Antonia, Texas neighborhoodPhoto Credit: YouTube
Anti-Semitic Vandalism Attack Alarms San Antonio
The Jewish Press / Posted 21 days ago
graffiti found in Orthodox San Antonia, Texas neighborhoodPhoto Credit: YouTube A San Antonio, Texas Orthodox Jewish community found itself covered in anti-Semitic graffiti on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The vandalism apparently took place overnight. The... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Eruv Opponents Criticize Westhampton Beach Board For Lack Of CommunicationSeveral residents verbally attacked the Westhampton Beach Village Board last we
Eruv Opponents Criticize Westhampton Beach Board For Lack Of Communication
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 22 days ago
Several residents verbally attacked the Westhampton Beach Village Board last week, peppering its members with questions and criticisms for not sharing the details of their ongoing fight against the establishment of a Jewish religious boundary in the... Read more
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BBC News
Iran negotiations: The women who made the Iran nuclear deal happen - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Iran negotiations: The women who made the Iran nuclear deal happen
BBC News / Posted 27 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Iran... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Lt. Governor visits Satmar camps'Important part of our constituency' Posted Aug. 4, 2015 at 8:21 PM Posted Au
Lt. Governor visits Satmar camps
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 28 days ago
'Important part of our constituency' Posted Aug. 4, 2015 at 8:21 PM Posted Aug. 4, 2015 at 8:21 PM KERHONKSON - Satmar leaders heaped praise upon the lieutenant governor and governor Tuesday during visits by Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul to Orthodox... Read more
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Tri-Town News
Changes would tighten solicitation regulationsJACKSON – Stricter regulations and penalties could target solicitors coming to
Changes would tighten solicitation regulations
Tri-Town News / Posted 29 days ago
JACKSON – Stricter regulations and penalties could target solicitors coming to Jackson after municipal officials vowed to address what they called an “intrusion of personal privacy and property.” At its meeting on Aug. 11, the Township Council is... Read more
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Salon.com
Autism in the insular world of ultra-Orthodox Judaism: “There were superstitions and things that God knows how many other mothers had to deal with”Using a pen name, Judy Brown wrote the controversial young-adult book “Hush,” f
Autism in the insular world of ultra-Orthodox Judaism: “There were superstitions and things that God knows how many other mothers had to deal with”
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
Using a pen name, Judy Brown wrote the controversial young-adult book “Hush,” fiction that took on sexual child abuse in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of Borough Park. It’s easy to imagine that Brown’s next book — a memoir with the title “This... Read more
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Christian Today
Israeli Orthodox Jews angered over Passover rulingA court decision in Israel to allow stores and restaurants to sell food banned
Israeli Orthodox Jews angered over Passover ruling
Christian Today / Posted 1 months ago
A court decision in Israel to allow stores and restaurants to sell food banned by Jewish ritual law during the Passover holiday has angered the country's influential Orthodox Jewish community. "The sale of leavened bread (during Passover) is a tough... Read more

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