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Women take on tefillin at Tel Aviv market

TEL AVIV – They were standing in a public square in a major Israeli city, laying tefillin on women amid shouts of protest and quizzical looks from nearby men in black hats.  More...

Putin’s Jewish embrace: Is it love or politics?

When even Russian policemen had to pass security checks to enter the Sochi Winter Olympics, Rabbi Berel Lazar was waved in without ever showing his ID.  More...

Judaism may reap benefits of new emphasis on Jewish outdoor, food and environmental education

Proponents of a newly released study believe they may have the antidote for what ails the Jewish community. One telling response was this: Eighty-six percent agreed with the statement, “How I relate to the outdoors, food, or environment is an expression of my Jewishness.”  More...

A young artist’s ‘anti-Barbie’ is a runaway crowdfunding success

NEW YORK – Almost exactly 55 years after Barbie made her debut at the American International Toy Fair, a more realistically proportioned alternative to the iconic fashion doll has become a crowdfunding sensation, raising more than $400,000 in a week and a half to begin production.  More...

World News

Historic Cleveland temple to become arts center(JTA) — A historic Cleveland synagogue building will be turned into a...

Obituaries

ARTHUR JOEL FORMAN,MD, 72, of Tampa, died March 10. He was born in Mt....
BOBBIE LURIE,83, of Springfield, MO, died Feb. 26....
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