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  • More men making monthly mikvah dunks

    December 14, 2015 | 1:15 pm

    Mikvah night has an unusual meaning in the Ozur Bass household.

    As for many observant Jewish women, it’s the night each month that Janet Ozur Bass immerses in the mikvah ritual bath following menstruation. Once she emerges from the water, husband and wife may resume the physical...

  • Germany’s Jews won’t be punished for circumcisions

    July 13, 2012 | 9:52 am

    Germany’s Jews and Muslims will not be punished for breaking the law if they carry out circumcisions on young boys, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said.

    “For everyone in the government it is absolutely clear that we want to have Jewish and Muslim religious life in...