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  • Rabbis Refuse Israel Police Investigation

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on August 19, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    Storm surrounding “The King’s Torah”: Tens of Rabbis, moderates among them, stood by Rabbis Dov Lior and Yakov Yosef. “It is intolerable that the police should investigate whether the halachic interpretation is correct or not.”

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  • Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Rhode Ysland

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on August 18, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    Concern is draped around the Providence, RI Jewish leadership. They are concerned that the local school district will not recognize Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur as official holidays this year.

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  • Right Wing Hebrew University Professor Fired; Suspect Denied Lawyer

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on July 21, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    Discrimination against the right wing in Israel? Popular philosophy professor rated #1 by students is notified he will not return to Hebrew University this coming school year. Meanwhile, Haim Pearlman, suspected of murder by the Shabak (Israel Security Agency) is being denied access to a lawyer and may not see his wife and children. Brother of another suspect also denied access to a lawyer threatens suicide if right to a lawyer not granted for his brother.

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  • Haredi-Supreme Court Showdown Tomorrow, Enormous Protests Expected

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 16, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    World of Judaica Jewish News exclusive: In what is turning out to be one of the biggest challenges to Supreme Court authority in Israel’s history, tens of thousands of Haredim, Ultra Orthodox Jews, are planning to take to the streets in Israel and cities in the Diaspora in an effort to show massive support for the parents of schoolchildren in Emanuel, Israel.

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  • Israeli Supreme Court: Yeshiva Students No Longer Guaranteed a Stipend

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 14, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    Israeli Supreme Court justices have ruled that beginning from 2011, the clause enabling the assurance of stipends to full time Yeshiva students can no longer be included in budgetary bylaws.

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  • IDF Lieutenant mortally wounded in Cast Lead has baby daughter

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 09, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    A new life begins: This morning, a firstborn daughter was born to Lieutenant Aharon Karov, critically wounded during Operation Cast Lead in January 2009, and his wife Tzivya.

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  • Converts Not Allowed To Israe

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on March 07, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    In the midst of yet another scandal threatening to end his political career, Avigdor Lieberman’s Israel Beiteinu faction has decided to propose a radical new law, one that would forbid converts in Israel to request Israeli citizenship based on their being Jewish.

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