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  • Music a unifying force for two Jewish singer-songwriters

    January 27, 2016 | 11:27 am

    It could have been anyone playing on a recent weeknight at the Black Rose Tavern in Pico-Robertson — the folksy melodies were as contemporary as they come. But the spirit behind the music was pure frum. 

    Chanie Kravitz, the daughter of Rabbi Bentzion Kravitz, a local Chabad...

  • Impressions from Jerusalem

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    February 7, 2012 | 5:14 pm

    This is my 15th sojourn in Israel since my first trip 38 years ago, and as much as Israel has changed in that time it is still the most fascinating and inspiring place I know.

    Today I met an old friend for lunch who made aliyah from South Africa in 1970, and he shared with me how...

  • Women fight for equal Western Wall rights, Democrats for Israel leader moves up

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 26, 2008 | 11:32 am

    Should women have equal prayer rights at the Kotel?

    It's a question of profound religious, spiritual and political complexities that a new documentary, "Praying in Her Own Voice," by filmmaker Yael Katzir, dares to ask but doesn't attempt to answer.

    As it stands, Israeli law has...

  • The Women of Worcester

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The third annual daylong symposium sponsored by the Jewish Federation in Worcester, Mass., was titled, "A Woman's Voice," without the slightest hint of irony. Less than a generation ago, "a woman's voice" meant only one thing, the talmudic prohibition of Orthodox men toward hearing...