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The New Jersey township of Jackson, an enclave on the outskirts of the 50,000 member Orthodox Jewish town of Lakewood, is being sued for policies which discriminate against the civil rights of Orthodox Jews. Aimed at the public officials behind the enforcement of zoning laws, the lawsuit aims to ease […]
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Herman Wouk: Remembrances The enduring appeal of Herman Wouk’s many novels speaks volumes — and though he’s well past the century mark, he’s still writing. The man who wrote “The Caine Mutiny,” Herman Wouk, was once a naval officer himself and has just published the book he says will be […]
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500 Years After Being Wiped Out, Sicilian Jewish Life is Reborn A vibrant community was expelled from Sicily under the Spanish Inquisition in 1493. Residents are rediscovering their hidden roots today thanks to the dedication of a new shul and an increasing number of resources. Stunning Court Decision Approves Passover […]
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Why Secular-to-Orthodox Memoirs Matter – Julie Sugar, a baalat teshuva and writer, details some ideas about the prevalence and popularity of OTD memoirs like Unorthodox and why memoirs about becoming Orthodox are much more rare Orthodox Woman Says Gym Threatened to Arrest Her for Working Out in a Skirt – Yosefa Jalal’s gym […]
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Why Secular-to-Orthodox Memoirs Matter – Julie Sugar, a baalat teshuva and writer, details some ideas about the prevalence and popularity of OTD memoirs like Unorthodox and why memoirs about becoming Orthodox are much more rare Orthodox Woman Says Gym Threatened to Arrest Her for Working Out in a Skirt – Yosefa Jalal’s gym […]
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