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Bail set at $50000 for suspect who urinated on Northeast Philly synagogue’s front door – Philly.com

| August 17, 2017

The man suspected of urinating on the front door of a Northeast Philadelphia synagogue and giving the finger to a security camera recording the act was arraigned on a host of charges Wednesday, includingethnic intimidation and indecent exposure. Police said bail forSheidali Dzhalilovwas set at $50,000, but it was unclear Wednesday night whether he was still in custody.



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Rav Shlomo Amar: Sephardic Couples Should Use a Sephardic Ketuba – Jewish Link of New Jersey

| August 17, 2017

During the glorious Shabbat Nachamu 5777, when Rav Shlomo Amar joined us at Congregation Shaarei Orah, the Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck, I had the opportunity to discuss a wide variety of halachic issues with him. Among the issues we discussed was the necessity of a Sephardic couple using the Sephardic text for their ketuba



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A Living Symbol of Israel’s Return to Jerusalem, Hurva Synagogue Stands Proud in Old City – Breaking Israel News

| August 16, 2017

Raise a shout together, O ruins of Yerushalayim! For Hashem will comfort His people, Will redeem Yerushalayim. Isaiah 52:9 (The Israel Bible) The Hurva Synagogue in the Old Citys Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem. Inset: After its destruction in 1967.



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San Diego Jewish community rallies against hate – The San Diego Union-Tribune

| August 16, 2017

Leaders of San Diego’s Jewish community on Tuesday night condemned white supremacists and hatred in response to the deadly violence that broke out during a rally by neo-Nazis and other extremist groups in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. Speaking in front of hundreds of people during a forum at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, local rabbis and others evoked the horrors of the Holocaust to underscore the importance of speaking out against hate



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Racial supremacy and the Zionist exception – Mondoweiss

| August 16, 2017

Neo Nazis, Alt-Right, and White Supremacists take part a the night before the ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville, VA, white supremacists march with tiki torchs through the University of Virginia campus. (Photo by Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Politicians from Senators Marco Rubio and Orrin Hatch to Chuck Schumer and Ron Wyden have been outspoken in their condemnation of Saturdays Unite the Right March in Charlottesville and the vicious acts of terror it spawned. Criticizing Donald Trump for his reluctant and temporizing comments, they condemn the hate and are rightly appalled by the white supremacist chants of Blood and Soil and You Wont Replace Usor, as it became, Jews Wont Replace Us



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New Era of Spiritual Leadership at Cranford, NJ Synagogue – TAPinto.net

| August 12, 2017

Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim (TBEMC), an egalitarian synagogue located in Cranford, New Jersey just introduced a new progressive model of rabbinic leadership at its 100-year-old Jewish community. The organization is welcoming Rabbi Neil Tow and Rabbi Rachel Schwartz as its spiritual leaders. This husband and wife rabbinic duo will work together to lead the congregation from the pulpit in daily and weekly services and innovative programming and education for children and adults



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New Progressive Zionist Movement Plans to March in This Weekend’s Chicago’s SlutWalk – Algemeiner

| August 11, 2017

Email a copy of “New Progressive Zionist Movement Plans to March in This Weekends Chicagos SlutWalk” to a friend A past SlutWalk in Chicago. Photo: Chicago SlutWalk Facebook. In an exclusive interview with The Algemeiner on Friday, activist Amanda Berman discussed her new progressive Zionist organization Zioness and its plans to march in this weekends feminist SlutWalk in Chicago.



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Alan Grabinsky – Tablet Magazine

| August 11, 2017

As a child, Haim Casas would walk the streets of the Jewish Quarter in Cordoba with his grandfather, talking about the citys past. He planted a seed in me, Casas told me via Skype from San Roque, a Spanish town close to Gibraltar



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Brandeis course fields competition between Team Latke and Team Hamentashn – Brandeis University

| August 11, 2017

Are you Team Latke or Team Hamentashn? By Julian Cardillo 14 and Caroline CataldoAug. 10, 2017 Deciding which of these two Jewish culinary staples is the most quintessentially Jewish would be much easier if there was a cook-off, tasting and debate pitting one against the other.



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What’s Going On In NYC This Week – Jewish Week

| August 9, 2017

The top music, film, theater and food events in New York City this week, curated by arts and culture editors: THE TOP THREE TRAVELING IN PAIRS Israeli-American jazz pianist Alon Nechustan and polymath Samuel Torjman Thomas join forces in Traveling in Pairs, a musical project that gives a jazz-inflicted treatment to a wide range of Jewish music. Thomas, a multi-instrumentalist, composer, bandleader and singer, is also a professor of ethnomusicology and Jewish studies; hes best known as the leader of the New York Andalus Ensemble, a multi-ethnic outfit performing the traditional music of North Africa and Spain in Hebrew, Arabic and Spanish. Nechushtan has worked with Frank London, Baye Kouyates Afro Beat ensemble and Alicia Svigals Klezmer Quartet; hes forged a name for himself as a genre-buster who remains strongly rooted in jazz.



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