Sitting with his back hunched, his wife by his side and a kippah on his head, a 23-year-old bearded Orthodox man nervously told a gathering of parents at a private residence near Pico-Robertson that a young man named Mendel Tevel had sexually abused him when he was 14. Tevel now...
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Conversion to Judaism is not easy. It requires a change in beliefs, actions and lifestyle. It involves extensive study, practice, a leap of faith, a shift in perception and some sacrifice. However, for those who feel it’s the right decision, it can be an exciting and rewarding...
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Oprah still isn’t a member of the tribe, despite a visit to a Brooklyn Heights mikveh last week.
JTA caught the eye of Jewish hopefuls last week with a title that suggested she was visiting the mikveh to mark the beginning of her new show.
“Oprah did not embrace the Jewish...
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December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pmAnnapolis and Jerusalem
Last month, Rob Eshman wrote, "Many of us are willing to let half of Jerusalem go so that the idea of Jerusalem can be saved" ("Annapolis and Chanukah," Nov. 30). I'd like to respond with two points:
First, if, God forbid, East Jerusalem were handed over to...
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