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WRTV Indianapolis
Cost of Living: More Hoosiers turn to cremation to cut costsbe placed in the water," said Williams as she showed a cremation option. Of co
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 7 hours ago
be placed in the water," said Williams as she showed a cremation option. Of course many cultures and religions, including Judaism, do not support cremation. Pre-planning a funeral can also cut costs for your family, said Williams, but many people... Read more
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TribLIVE
Interfaith discussion planned at Upper St. Clair churchshe said. Maclachlan said panelists include representatives of Buddhism, Cathol
TribLIVE / Posted 12 hours ago
she said. Maclachlan said panelists include representatives of Buddhism, Catholicism, Greek Orthodox, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Mormonism and Protestantism. There will be discussions, questions and answers, as well as music and dessert. Women... Read more
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The Forward
Japanese Students Learn Traditional Yiddish Danceswas also happy to have learned about the dance session. Married to a Jewish Ame
The Forward / Posted 15 hours ago
was also happy to have learned about the dance session. Married to a Jewish American, she discovered Yiddish while studying Judaism at her husband’s synagogue in San Francisco. One day she she overheard several elderly Jews speaking Yiddish, found... Read more
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Slate
The Trump Commandmentsreligions are drawn by the same divine presence. Even in the wake of 9/11, Geor
Slate / Posted 15 hours ago
religions are drawn by the same divine presence. Even in the wake of 9/11, George W. Bush, an evangelical, spoke of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity as relatedfaiths. But Trump sees Islam as hostile, and so do his surrogates. At the Values Voter... Read more
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The Hindu
Gandhi was ‘accommodative’ of Arab violence, claims bookwritings on Israel were not brought to the public by his secretary Pyarelal, an
The Hindu / Posted 15 hours ago
writings on Israel were not brought to the public by his secretary Pyarelal, and questioned his limited understanding of Judaism. “By embracing the Islamic claims during the Khilafat phase, he categorically ruled out non-Islamic control or... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Man jailed for £34m cocaine haul has to hand back £4,500 damages pay outeffect on his health if it was not followed. “It’s not just about him being de
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 16 hours ago
effect on his health if it was not followed. “It’s not just about him being deprived of his rights as an adherent to Judaism,” said Mr Lister, who argued it would be unjust to deprive Colverson of the money. The court heard that after the... Read more
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The Forward
Why do Orthodox women keep getting Harvey Weinstein wrong?assault, will be accomplished within the confined spaces of oppressive laws. O
The Forward / Posted 16 hours ago
assault, will be accomplished within the confined spaces of oppressive laws. Only full equality between men and women in Judaism will begin to change a culture where control of the ugliest and most negative male behaviors can only be controlled... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Watch: Hundreds Participate in Hareidi ‘Day of Rage’ | 30 Tishri 5778 – October 19, 2017Brak as well as furious denunciations by haredi political leaders who accused t
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 hours ago
Brak as well as furious denunciations by haredi political leaders who accused the justices of waging an “all-out war on Judaism” and of harboring an “thirst for dictatorial rule.” “Throughout Jewish history there have been people, both inside... Read more
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Oxford Mail
New book uncover's Ashmolean's 'secret' Jewish treasurescrypto-Jews in Renaissance Italy and Tudor England. The Roman Gold Glass in ch
Oxford Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
crypto-Jews in Renaissance Italy and Tudor England. The Roman Gold Glass in chapter 10 will also feature in the section of Judaism in the museum’s forthcoming exhibition Imagining the Divine: Art and the Rise of World Religions, which runs from... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
New book uncover's Ashmolean's 'secret' Jewish treasurescrypto-Jews in Renaissance Italy and Tudor England. The Roman Gold Glass in ch
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 22 hours ago
crypto-Jews in Renaissance Italy and Tudor England. The Roman Gold Glass in chapter 10 will also feature in the section of Judaism in the museum’s forthcoming exhibition Imagining the Divine: Art and the Rise of World Religions, which runs from... Read more
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The Forward
I’m a Jew With Zero Attachment to IsraelReform liberal Jews living in America today. And it is my belief that that’s a
The Forward / Posted 23 hours ago
Reform liberal Jews living in America today. And it is my belief that that’s a good thing. This is because my sense of Judaism is based on a collection of beliefs and values that have precisely nothing to do with geography. I am bound to this... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Sons of Noach: Genuine Righteous Gentiles Revisited | Donny Fuchs | 29 Tishri 5778 – October 19, 2017the only friends that Am Yisroel has. Hashem has not neglected or abandoned no
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
the only friends that Am Yisroel has. Hashem has not neglected or abandoned non-Jews. While the particularistic aspects of Judaism are real and specific to our own people, there are genuine universal aspects to Judaism, as we recite in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Phew girl! Zooey Deschanel is hot under the collar on hike with babywas certainly having an effect on Zooey The doting mother, who previously clai
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
was certainly having an effect on Zooey The doting mother, who previously claimed to be non-religious, converted to Judaism for her film producer husband Jacob Pechenik. Zooey also refused to rule out having more children, saying, 'I don't... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Haunted by rabbits – and storiesis revealed considerably later on, but you can usually count on rabbits being r
Bay Area Reporter / Posted yesterday
is revealed considerably later on, but you can usually count on rabbits being referenced one way or another. Rabbits and Judaism. And how do they fit together? Well, rabbit is one letter away from rabbi, a fact that leads to some foolishness as... Read more
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The Forward
How This Pristine 15th-Century Portuguese Hebrew Bible Survived The InquisitionAmerica and the Middle East during the period, which lasted nearly three centur
The Forward / Posted yesterday
America and the Middle East during the period, which lasted nearly three centuries. Thousands more stayed and practiced Judaism in secret for generations. The library’s archives also contain rare, chilling records that reveal the bureaucracy... Read more
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The Forward
The Conservative Movement Can, And Should, Welcome The Intermarriedbest of our ancient tradition while also enjoying the blessings of the best of
The Forward / Posted yesterday
best of our ancient tradition while also enjoying the blessings of the best of modern civilization. Conservative/Masorti Judaism understands our goal to be the integration of these two streams: the values and practices rooted in Torah leavened by... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Mitzvah Day: Wanstead MP meets Holocaust survivorsplace all over the area and indeed the world.” Hannah Stephenson, from Barking
Ilford Recorder / Posted yesterday
place all over the area and indeed the world.” Hannah Stephenson, from Barkingside, a youth movement worker for Liberal Judaism, added: “This was the first chance I’ve had to properly sit and talk to Holocaust survivors and it was a truly moving... Read more
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The Forward
The OU Is Right: Orthodox Women Shouldn’t Be Rabbiswomen can carry out these tasks, they still should not be ordained, from a stri
The Forward / Posted yesterday
women can carry out these tasks, they still should not be ordained, from a strictly Orthodox point of view. For starters, Judaism, in the Orthodox perspective, is predicated not only on the letters of its laws but on their spirit. Though there are... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A new DG for UNESCOand share the conviction affirmed by the international community that the two s
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
and share the conviction affirmed by the international community that the two sites are of religious significance for Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the draft decision condemns ongoing Israeli excavations, works, construction of private... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Losing with honourvoted in favour of a decision that Israel claimed denied any connection between
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
voted in favour of a decision that Israel claimed denied any connection between the Al-Aqsa Mosque / Temple Mount and Judaism. In May, UNESCO described Israel as an “occupying power” and condemned illegal Israeli activity in Occupied East... Read more
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Daily Press
Author to read 'Fiddler on the Roof'-inspired novel at United Jewish Communitywould in a live production. It’s also given her a sense of closure and deepened
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
would in a live production. It’s also given her a sense of closure and deepened her identity as a Jewish woman. "I think (Judaism) would otherwise be one of the many jewels in crown of who I am, but in the moment I feel like it's the central... Read more
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The Forward
‘Miracles’ Survive Amid Ruins Of Fire-Ravaged Jewish Campbooks and prayer shawls survived the flames, along with an iconic wooden Star o
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
books and prayer shawls survived the flames, along with an iconic wooden Star of David that overlooks the Union for Reform Judaism camp from a rocky perch. The camp’s executive director, Ruben Arquilevich, and other camp officials visited the... Read more
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The Forward
Jane Looking Forward: When Two Orthodox Jewish Women Disagree On Birth Controlone, since that’s not who I am, but one suffused with what I believe are values
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
one, since that’s not who I am, but one suffused with what I believe are values driven by faith. All religions, especially Judaism, balance individual rights with communal responsibility; we are enjoined to care for others, protect the vulnerable,... Read more
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FOX News
High school assignment had kids simulate Islamic pilgrimage to Meccaattempt to indoctrinate our impressionable high-schoolers with the 'virtues' of
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
attempt to indoctrinate our impressionable high-schoolers with the 'virtues' of Islam at the expense of Christianity, Judaism and other religions.” Newton Public Schools did not respond to a request for comment. Caleb Parke is an associate... Read more
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FOX News
High school assignment had kids simulate Islamic pilgrimage to Meccaattempt to indoctrinate our impressionable high-schoolers with the 'virtues' of
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
attempt to indoctrinate our impressionable high-schoolers with the 'virtues' of Islam at the expense of Christianity, Judaism and other religions.” Newton Public Schools did not respond to a request for comment. Caleb Parke is an associate... Read more
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Breitbart
Dan Brown Declares That ‘God Cannot Survive Science’knowledge of the Christian faith seems somewhat rudimentary, evidenced by his r
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
knowledge of the Christian faith seems somewhat rudimentary, evidenced by his recent statement that “Christianity, Judaism and Islam share a gospel, and it’s the one I grew up with,” but this hasn’t curbed his enthusiasm for scandalizing... Read more
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express
Legend of King Arthur 'is NOT a British tale and was stolen from the French'Arthur to Jesus because its design was based upon the image of the zodiac, and
express / Posted 2 days ago
Arthur to Jesus because its design was based upon the image of the zodiac, and the zodiac was a primary symbol in ancient Judaism, as typified by the magnificent zodiac in the Hamat Teverya synagogue on the Sea of Galilee. "So the sun surrounded... Read more
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The Forward
What Is The Biggest Threat Facing The Jewish People Today?culture like Israel, or when we are a despised, barely tolerated minority, as w
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
culture like Israel, or when we are a despised, barely tolerated minority, as we were for 2,000 years. The challenge for Judaism is to survive in an environment where Connie Francis, an Italian-American icon, has an album of Jewish and Yiddish... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How The Elite Dominate The World – Part 1: Debt As A Tool Of Enslavementreligion as the only true religion (Isaiah 2:3; 11:10; Micah 4:2-3; Zechariah 1
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
religion as the only true religion (Isaiah 2:3; 11:10; Micah 4:2-3; Zechariah 14:9)." -- From "Mashiach: The Messiah", Judaism 101 "8 He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth. 9 They that... Read more
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Orange County Business Journal
UCI Bolsters Jewish StudiesStudies that will bring together faculty, students, visiting scholars and membe
Orange County Business Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Studies that will bring together faculty, students, visiting scholars and members of the public interested in exploring Judaism. Matthias Lehmann, UCI’s Teller Family Chair in Jewish History, will lead the center along with various faculty and... Read more
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The Hindu
Out of UNESCOUnder a 2015 proposal, Arab members on the body’s executive aimed to classify t
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Under a 2015 proposal, Arab members on the body’s executive aimed to classify the Western Wall, one of the holiest spots of Judaism, as part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City. A potential escalation was averted only because the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Roman theatre uncovered under Jerusalem's Western Walldestroying the city's sacred Temple in the process. The destruction of the tem
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
destroying the city's sacred Temple in the process. The destruction of the temple fundamentally changed the nature of Judaism. Taxes that were once paid to the temple were now paid to Rome, and the Jewish tradition of worshipping in the... Read more
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The Forward
How The New Israel Litmus Test Turns Jews Into Christian Zionistsfrom “anti-Israel,” Myers, a professor of Jewish history at UCLA and critically
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
from “anti-Israel,” Myers, a professor of Jewish history at UCLA and critically acclaimed scholar of modern Judaism, is a member of the academic advisory board of J-Street and on the board of the New Israel Fund. He proudly considers... Read more
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The Forward
Is There Really Any Textual Basis For Bar Mitzvahs?not good with languages, especially when taught in an after-school setting, whe
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
not good with languages, especially when taught in an after-school setting, when they are exhausted? What happens when the Judaism they are presented with is predicated on skills they may not have? In fact, in very religious circles, many avoid... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Rohr Jewish Learning Institute Launches Great Debates: 6-Part Course on Dead Sea Scrolls | 26 Tishri 5778 – October 15, 2017tradition. JLI should be congratulated for introducing the Dead Sea Scrolls and
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
tradition. JLI should be congratulated for introducing the Dead Sea Scrolls and their significance for the history of Judaism to their many participants.” “The disputes that pepper our history have paradoxically made us who we are today,”... Read more
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The Forward
Why The Nashville Music Scene Is More Jewish Than You Thinkpop than traditional country: “People would say, ‘Why don’t you move to L.A.? Y
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
pop than traditional country: “People would say, ‘Why don’t you move to L.A.? You’d fit in there.’” Silver never hid his Judaism, but he didn’t announce it, either. It was a don’t-ask-don’t-tell approach repeated by other longtime Nashville... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
College admissionI guess that this is something that I just grew up with, the lessons that my mo
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
I guess that this is something that I just grew up with, the lessons that my mother and father, and frankly maybe liberal Judaism taught me. The foundation of civil rights is that your race and your ethnicity should not be something that is used... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Stamford High students experience Jewish traditionsin the Yom Kippur traditions along with the Jewish community at Temple Beth El.
Darien News-Review / Posted 5 days ago
in the Yom Kippur traditions along with the Jewish community at Temple Beth El. Though we are not converting to Judaism, learning about their customs and taking part in their religion was fascinating and definitely different, especially... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford High students experience Jewish traditionsin the Yom Kippur traditions along with the Jewish community at Temple Beth El.
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
in the Yom Kippur traditions along with the Jewish community at Temple Beth El. Though we are not converting to Judaism, learning about their customs and taking part in their religion was fascinating and definitely different, especially... Read more
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The Forward
Does ‘Are You Jewish?’ Hasidic Outreach Build Identity — Or Push Secular Jews Further Away?1,300 outposts around the world. Kiruv technically means anything done in orde
The Forward / Posted 5 days ago
1,300 outposts around the world. Kiruv technically means anything done in order to bring a secular Jew closer to observant Judaism. During the High Holidays, however — from Rosh HaShanah to Simchat Torah — it takes on a special meaning. Chabadniks,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Around Town: Parish Life Center now main office for SS. Simon & Jude in Scott TownshipCenter in Scott, South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh, and Temple Emanuel in Mt. Leban
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Center in Scott, South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh, and Temple Emanuel in Mt. Lebanon, the Monday night sessions will bring Judaism to life in an enriching way for teenagers. Beginning at 6 p.m. with dinner, the sessions may include talks on being... Read more
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MPNnow.com
FLCC presents program on Islamic challengesother major religions of the world. Islam has common concerns and purposes com
MPNnow.com / Posted 6 days ago
other major religions of the world. Islam has common concerns and purposes common to other religious traditions — such as Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism and others — Shalahudin Kafrawi, told some 75 attendees Thursday at a Finger Lakes... Read more
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Daily Mail
Papers reveal moment Roger Moore's wife caught him with his loverin June 1953 on the grounds of Moore’s infidelity. Afterwards, Doorn married a
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
in June 1953 on the grounds of Moore’s infidelity. Afterwards, Doorn married an Israeli army officer and converted to Judaism. She moved to Israel, leaving Shaun with her parents for two years before he joined her. That marriage ended in 1961... Read more
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The Christian Post
DaVinci Code Author Dan Brown Says Artificial Intelligence Will Replace Godclerics, but called for greater harmony between the world's great religions and
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
clerics, but called for greater harmony between the world's great religions and those who profess no faith. "Christianity, Judaism and Islam all share a gospel, loosely, and it's important that we all realize that," he said. "Our religions are much... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Why are you afraid of Friday the 13th? Experts weigh inShakur’s death on Sept. 13, 1996. While you can find negative associations, you
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
Shakur’s death on Sept. 13, 1996. While you can find negative associations, you can easily find positive ones, as well. In Judaism, coming-of-age rituals happen at the age of 13, Luft said. "We probably won't ever discover the origin of Friday the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Cashman: Oh, those poor little rich kidsit.” And speaking of relationships, she cast a mother’s critical eye on her da
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
it.” And speaking of relationships, she cast a mother’s critical eye on her daughter Ivanka’s marriage and conversion to Judaism. “I’m not convinced about some of the Orthodox customs, but if Ivanka was willing to give up lobster and bacon, she... Read more
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express
'There is no need for God' Dan Brown predicts a new scientific 'global consciousness'for greater harmony between the world's great religions and those who profess n
express / Posted 7 days ago
for greater harmony between the world's great religions and those who profess no faith. He concluded: “Christianity, Judaism and Islam all share a gospel, loosely, and it's important that we all realise that. “Our religions are much more... Read more
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Daily Mail
Author Dan Brown predicts AI collective consciousness will replace Godclerics, but called for greater harmony between the world's great religions and
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
clerics, but called for greater harmony between the world's great religions and those who profess no faith. 'Christianity, Judaism and Islam all share a gospel, loosely, and it's important that we all realize that,' he said. 'Our religions are much... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ivanka Trump celebrates Shemini Atzeret with her family at synagogueson Theodore in a stroller, their eldest children, Arabella, six, and Joseph, t
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
son Theodore in a stroller, their eldest children, Arabella, six, and Joseph, three, road scooters Ivanka converted to Judaism in 2009 to marry Jared, an Orthodox Jew Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner enjoyed some extra time with... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump Administration Withdraws from UNESCO, Citing Anti-Israel Biasmember in 2011 and most recently in July declaring the Tomb of the Patriarchs –
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
member in 2011 and most recently in July declaring the Tomb of the Patriarchs – considered the second holiest site in Judaism after the Temple Mount – to be a Palestinian world heritage site in danger. “The purpose of UNESCO is a good one.... Read more
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