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David Schoen, one of the lawyers hired by former President Donald Trump to represent him at his impeachment trial, had requested, been granted, and then rescinded his request for an exemption due to his Shabbos observance. Due to both the U.S. Congress and Trump’s team desiring a speedy trial, a […]
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“I started work in January of 2015. Within a couple weeks, we had four blizzards in a four week period. We got over 100″ of snow and actually it never went above freezing so it didn’t melt. We had a huge crisis. The transit system stopped working. None of the […]
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“I started work in January of 2015. Within a couple weeks, we had four blizzards in a four week period. We got over 100″ of snow and actually it never went above freezing so it didn’t melt. We had a huge crisis. The transit system stopped working. None of the […]
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Marvin Schick, Advocate for the Orthodox Community, Dies at 85 Marvin Schick, a pioneering advocate for the rights of Orthodox Jews to maintain their religious practices in the places they worked, died on April 23 at his home in Brooklyn. He grew up in an America where Orthodox Jews often […]
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American Dream: Meadowlands Megamall Nears Finish Line Though the Munchies food hall (a partnership with the popular food website) was still mostly a shell, it too will be big: 38,000 square feet, with 18 yet-to-be-named vendors. If you have the wherewithal, you won’t go hungry at American Dream, which promises […]
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Jewish Teens Don’t Regret Saving Man With Swastika Tattoo A group of Jewish teens rushed to help save a man they later learned had a swastika tattoo. Their actions show the power of doing the right thing. The Skin Gap Is Added to Wikipedia This definition, popularized by Jew in […]
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A Luxury Seafood Chef Turns Kosher – In The Heart Of Tel Aviv When the chef, who is known for his alchemy with seafood realized that he could make people happy working within their dietary limits, he had a change of heart. “This is what I want to do as […]
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Orthodox Community Confronts Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment within a community is a difficult topic no matter the context, but within religious communities it’s a topic that isn’t commonly discussed. Dr. Linda Freedman, a psychotherapist, spoke at New Toco Shul on Feb. 14, 2018 with the hopes of shedding light on […]
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Jewish Actress Mila Kunis Says Shabbat Dinners Are Important for Her Family Jewish actress Mila Kunis talked during a recent podcast interview about Judaism’s role in her life with her husband, actor Ashton Kutcher, and their two children. The couple now celebrates Shabbat every week with candlelighting and a Friday […]
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