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A Museum as Big as Texas

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 06:00

The Dallas Museum of Biblical Art has massive ambitions befitting its roots in Texas — but should it leave prayer to churches?

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Mikveh-Peep Rabbi Barry Freundel Secretly Videotaped at Least 150 Women, Prosecutors Say

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 19:28

Rabbi Barry Freundel secretly videotaped at least 150 women in the mikveh at his prominent Washington D.C. synagogue, prosectors reportedly told a meeting of alleged victims.

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Jerry Koenig, Forward Ad Director and Activist, Dies at 84

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 17:11

Jerry Koenig was the Forward’s director of advertising. He was also among the originators of Peace Now, an actor, a writers of Haikus, and a devoted family man.

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Hasidic Rabbi Facing Sex Abuse Charge To Be Extradited by Dutch

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 13:29

An Israeli rabbi who fought his extradition from the Netherlands for alleged sex crimes may be turned over to Israeli authorities, a Dutch court ruled.

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Australia Chabad Rabbi Quits After 'Repugnant' Sex Abuse Testimony to Commisision

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 07:46

A senior rabbi resigned as a director of Chabad’s Yeshiva Center in Sydney following comments he made at the Royal Commission into the child sexual abuse scandal inside two Chabad institutions in Australia.

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Rachel Timoner Brings Social Justice Focus to Brooklyn's Congregation Beth Elohim

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 16:53

One of the top agenda items these days for Rachel Timoner, associate rabbi at the Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles, is trying to get a train built along the I-405 freeway stretching from the North San Fernando Valley to the city’s international airport.

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