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Take Whatever Opportunity You Can to Study Torah – Algemeiner

| July 21, 2017

A scene from Doing Jewish: A Story From Ghana. Photo: Screenshot. Following the loss of itsAmerican colonies in 1783, Great Britain was forced to find alternative locations for its various colonial enterprisesone of which was the mass deportation of convicts to penal colonies in distant geographic locations



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Marblehead Graffiti: Reward Offered For Information Leading To Arrest – Patch.com

| July 18, 2017

Patch.com Marblehead Graffiti: Reward Offered For Information Leading To Arrest Patch.com MARBLEHEAD, MA Following the discover of “disturbing” graffiti on the Causeway wall earlier this month, the Anti-Defamation League's New England branch is offering a $3,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the …



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Is UK’s Sephardi rabbi fracas about more than condoning homosexuality? – The Times of Israel

| July 17, 2017

LONDON Those close to the Rabbi Joseph Dweck affair have described is as a behemoth of an issue. Its a suitably biblical term for what might seem, on the face of it, an arcane spat between British religious scholars over the permissibility or not of homosexuality. But, in fact, the repercussions of a lecture which seemingly condoned homosexual relationships that Dweck delivered in London this past May go far beyond that



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Israel: Jewish but not religious? – Intermountain Jewish News

| July 15, 2017

Rabbi David Lau, Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, speaking in Berlin, Germany in 2013.



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How a Korean-Jewish entrepreneur uses food to empower immigrants – Jewish Post

| July 14, 2017

NEW YORK (JTA) Several times a month Jeanette Chawki welcomes a handful of strangers into her Brooklyn home.



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How a Korean-Jewish entrepreneur uses food to empower immigrants – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| July 12, 2017

Jeanette Chawki, far right, teaches League of Kitchens workshop participants how to cook Lebanese food. (Josefin Dolsten) NEW YORK (JTA) Several times a month Jeanette Chawki welcomes a handful of strangers into her Brooklyn home



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Pupils ‘at risk’ in unregistered religious schools where children are ‘beaten and study religious texts all day’ – The Independent

| July 2, 2017

Thousands of pupils are at risk in unregistered faith schools, according to the new Ofsted boss. Amanda Spielman has called for new powers to protect children who are forced to study religious writings from the Koran, the Talmud and Torah and the Bible full time. It is clear that weaknesses in current legislation allow some organisations to teach school-aged children religious texts full time and avoid proper scrutiny, Ms Spielmantold The Sunday Times



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Boston’s Holocaust Memorial vandalized; suspect in custody: police – CBS News

| June 28, 2017

Boston’s Holocaust Memorial was damaged overnight. CBS Boston/Ben Parker Last Updated Jun 28, 2017 5:49 PM EDT BOSTON –A vandal used a rock to shatter a glass panel on the New England Holocaust Memorial early Wednesday, drawing quick condemnation from Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and religious groups. “As a city we stand with the Jewish community,” Walsh said at the memorial later in the morning.



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Israel’s Western Wall Crisis: Why Jews Are Fighting With Each Other Over the Jewish Holy Site, Explained – Haaretz

| June 27, 2017

A primer on the 50-year war that has divided Diaspora Jewry and Israel’s religious hegemony Its the second holiest site in Judaism.



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Belz (Hasidic dynasty) – Wikipedia

| June 22, 2017

Belz is a Hasidic dynasty founded in the town of Belz in Western Ukraine, near the Polish border, historically the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland. The Hasidut was founded in the early 19th century by Rabbi Shalom Rokeach, also known as the Sar Shalom, and led by his son, Rabbi Yehoshua Rokeach, and grandson, Rabbi Yissachar Dov, and great grandson, Rabbi Aharon, before the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939. While Rabbi Aharon managed to escape Europe, most of the Belz Hasidim were killed.



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