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Search result: Wednesday December 4, 2013
Reform biennial opening to outsiders in bid to revitalize movementNEW YORK — First there was the Conservative movement’s October biennial conference, billed as “The conversation of the century...read more...
Comedian and actor Sefi Rivlin dies at 66Comedian and actor Sefi Rivlin died Dec. 3, at the age of 66, after a long battle with cancer. Rivlin was one of Israel's leading comedians,...read more...
Search result: Tuesday December 3, 2013
Persecuted Hungarian Jewish writer granted asylumMONTREAL — Award-winning Hungarian-Jewish writer Akos Kertesz, 80, has been granted political asylum in Canada, where he fled last year,...read more...
For many agunot, halachic prenups won’t break their chainsNEW YORK — For years, Rachel Light felt like a hostage, worried she would be forever trapped in her marriage to Eben Light. Even in April 2012...read more...
Netanyahu-pope meeting explores Middle East, papal trip to IsraelTHE VATICAN — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Pope Francis in their first face-to-face meeting talked about the Middle East and...read more...
Israeli soldiers retaliate after coming under fire from SyriaJERUSALEM   — Israeli soldiers on patrol who came under fire from Syria hit a Syrian soldier with retaliatory fire, the Israeli military...read more...
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate extending time on marriage registrationJERUSALEM   — Israel’s Chief Rabbinate extended the time within which a couple can register its intention to marry from three months...read more...
Chabad menorah in Utah vandalizedA 6-foot menorah in front of the Chabad Lubavitch of Utah was vandalized. Three branches of the menorah were ripped off its left side and dropped in...read more...
Anti-Israel ads countered by StandWithUsA new billboard campaign by the pro-Israel education group StandWithUs (SWU) counters anti-Israel advertisements in Boston, Denver, and Portland, Ore...read more...
Week of December 5Thursday, Dec. 5   BOOK REVIEW Arts journalist Shelley Pomerance reviews The Translator, by Nina Schuyler at the Jewish Public Library at 2 p.m...read more...

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