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But she feared that if she told anyone in her tight-knit Orthodox Jewish enclave in Teaneck, she would be shunned or labeled a "bad kid. ... an international crisis intervention organization that serves the Orthodox population, said there have been 277 confirmed deaths of Orthodox Jews under age 35 due to ...
Rabbi Aaron Kotler, CEO of Beth Medrash Govoha, challenges perceptions of the Lakewood Orthodox Jewish population. Tanya Breen | Ryan Ross. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT. Tophatter · It's Like Ebay, but Everything Sells in 90 SecondsTophatter. Undo. Comparisons.org · Best & Worst ...

Beth Medrash Govoha, the largest college for dedicated study of Jewish law in the U.S., started with just 13 students 75 years ago in Lakewood. In an exclusive report coming soon, the Asbury Park Press will chronicle the explosive growth that has made BMG a leading institution for Orthodox learning in the ...
There's a new museum in New York City that examines the Holocaust with an Orthodox Jewish perspective. Staffed mostly by the children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, the museum focuses not on observant Jews as victims of Nazi persecution, but on how they managed to continue religious ...
Israeli authorities have refused to display adverts informing female airline passengers they are not obliged to change seats at the request of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men who do not want to sit next to them. The Israeli Religious Action Centre (IRAC) had hoped to run a billboard campaign at Ben Gurion ...
Equally important, their homes must be within walking distance of synagogues or prayer halls, since driving is strictly prohibited on the Jewish Sabbath, which lasts for about 25 hours beginning Friday at sundown. Today, Orthodox Jews make up a widening majority of the 25-square-mile township's roughly ...

Instead, the noteworthy events in Jewish history were expulsions, such as the ones that drove the Jews out of England, in 1290, and Spain, in 1492, .... The boxer Dan Mendoza was a Jew, and so was Esperanza Malchi, the confidante of a sixteenth-century royal consort in the Ottoman court—just as fully as ...
Lauder also objected to the control that the Orthodox in Israel have over a range of issues including marriage and organized prayer at the Western Wall. “By submitting to the pressures exerted by a minority in Israel, the Jewish state is alienating a large segment of the Jewish people,” he said. “The crisis is ...
To Waldner, an Orthodox Jew and member of the newly formed Toms River Jewish Community Council, the paucity of signs is an indication that relations between the Orthodox and long-time Toms River residents are not quite as tense as they were back in 2016. See some of residents' concerns from 2016 ...
Haredi Orthodox Jews were allowed an automatic exemption from serving until a 2014 law decreed they sign up for the army or other frameworks by 2017. ... Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., whose 2016 run for the Democratic nomination made him the first Jewish candidate to win major-party nominating contests.

HOWELL - The Department of Justice is investigating whether a Zoning Board decision that denied a 2015 application to build an Orthodox school with ... officer and Zoning Board denied their application to build the school because of its religious affiliation, "motivated by hostility toward ultra-Orthodox Jews.
Nissim, which translates into “miracles” in Hebrew, is the Jewish name the rapper picked for himself. His birth name is Damian Black and his former stage name, which he used during his career as a gangsta rapper, was D. Black. Watch the full interview with Nissim to hear about his remarkable journey.
Purim begins each year on the 14th day of the Hebrew month of Adar, which generally falls in late winter or early spring. In 2018, Purim is celebrated on February 28. ... Ultra Orthodox Jews celebrating holiday of Purim on March 13, 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel. The carnival-like Purim holiday is celebrated ...
The audience at the sumptuous and storied King David Hotel, convened by a group called the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, responded with ... churned out a series of extraordinary messages that critics said minimized the deaths of the six million Jews who were murdered in the Holocaust.
A number of schools have asked the National Association of Jewish Orthodox Schools (Najos) to remove their names from its website, saying it does not ... Its website lists predominantly Charedi schools but has included a few in the central Orthodox community, such as Sacks Morasha and Naima JPS.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish group in London is understood to have written a letter urging teachers to boycott Government funding that would oblige them to teach “the lie that the world is ancient”, rather than 6,000 years old, as it says in the Bible. The leaked document, written in classical Hebrew, was ...
Yuri Foreman, born an Orthodox Jew in the former Soviet republic Belarus, is a world champion super welterweight who, as a teenager, trained in an Arabic boxing gym in Haifa, Israel. He immigrated to America at the age of 18, and trained in Brooklyn. After a Golden Gloves championship as an amateur ...
To really understand Israel and the Jewish word - subscribe to Haaretz. Hidden from Lifshitz and her ... The literal meaning of “Haredi” (the Hebrew word that identifies ultra-Orthodox Jews) is “fearful,” and so the name technically translates as “Fearful of the Deportation.” She looked for an aspect of the ...
NEW YORK — One evening last fall, four months after he was fired from the White House, Donald Trump's former communications director found himself in Jerusalem, practicing his Hebrew. “How's that?” Anthony Scaramucci asked after delivering a Long Island-accented attempt at the Shehecheyanu ...
Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews have attended the funeral of an influential rabbi in Jerusalem, bringing parts of the city to a standstill. The city's entrance was closed on Sunday to accommodate the funeral procession for Shmuel Auerbach, who died on Saturday at the age of 86. Auerbach was the ...


 

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