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  • Alternative religious wedding ceremonies are banned

    November 8, 2011 | 10:38 am

    An organization of Modern Orthodox rabbis who performed alternative religious wedding ceremonies for non-religious couples has been banned from registering the couples as married.

    The Tzohar organization said Tuesday that the religious services minister, a member of the haredi...

  • Banned From Posting on Facebook By My Teenager

    By Ilana Angel

    July 27, 2011 | 10:14 am

    My son has now been away on vacation for 26 days.  It has been the longest 26 days of my life.  I’ve been counting down until he gets home and I am thrilled to say he will finally be back in just 5 days.  I am so excited I could scream.  He is having a fabulous time, and I am happy...

  • Mairead Maguire deportation appeal denied

    October 4, 2010 | 2:40 pm

    Israel’s Supreme Court rejected an appeal by an Irish Nobel laureate who was refused entry to Israel because of her involvement in a Gaza-bound flotilla.

    The high court made its ruling Monday evening on Mairead Maguire, who was detained last week at Ben Gurion Airport and threatened...

  • Goldstone barred from grandson’s bar mitzvah

    April 15, 2010 | 8:43 am

    {redirect="world/article/goldstone_barred_from_grandsons_bar_mitzvah_20100415/"} South African judge Richard Goldstone is being barred from attending his grandson’s bar mitzvah. Following negotiations between the South African Zionist Federation and the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol in...
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  • Spectator - Hard Truths of ‘Hamburg’

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Polish journalist Hanna Krall's "The Woman From Hamburg: And Other True Stories" (Other Press, $19) is based on interviews she did that in some way involved the Holocaust. But when one of the 12 stories was recently featured in The New Yorker's fiction issue, an accompanying note...

  • Women Suffer Blow on Praying at Wall

    By Rachel Pomerance

    April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Faced with an Israeli Supreme Court decision banning a women's group from reading the Torah at the Western Wall, feminists and advocates of religious pluralism are weighing their options.

    "I'm angrier than I am demoralized," said Phyllis Chesler, co-founder of Women of the Wall.

    In...