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  • Acts of Faith

    By Amy Klein

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Blurring Lines of Church-State

    Should religion play a larger part in America's public life. Yes, say many Americans -- a fact the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) finds troubling.

    "American Attitudes Toward Religion in the Public Square," a national poll of 800 American adults conducted...

  • Shin Bet Links Up & Prayers for Pesach

    By Jewish Telegraphic Agency

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Shin Bet Links Up

    Israel's Shin Bet security service went online Tuesday at www.shabak.gov.il. The Hebrew-only site contains information on the domestic intelligence agency as well as application forms for would-be agents interested in countering Palestinian terrorism or foreign...

  • Kosher Slaughter Controversy Erupts

    By Peter Ephross

    December 2, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    It's not every day that people affiliated with a strident animal rights group talk turkey with those who oversee kosher slaughter.

    But that's exactly what happened this week, when an unpaid adviser to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) discussed allegations of...

  • OU: ‘Kosher’ Thong Is Wrong

    By Adam Wills

    September 16, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Some might have found the joke funny, but the Orthodox Union (OU) isn't laughing. In May, Castaic resident Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik started YidGear.com , an online T-shirt shop that features humorous Jewish slogans -- some mellow, some crude. One of the more...

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  • World Briefs

    September 18, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    U.S. Vetoes U.N. Resolution

    The United States vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have demanded Israel not "remove" Yasser Arafat. The United States vetoed the resolution Tuesday at the 15-member council in New York because it does not explicitly condemn...

  • OU Takes Pain Out of Pesach Shopping

    By Gaby Wenig

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "When I was younger, I remember going into a store with my mother and grandmother, and whatever was kosher for Passover, they would grab," Rabbi Alan Kalinsky said. "The attitude was, you had to buy it in quantity because if you came back a week later, it would no longer be there....

  • 911 Calls Ignored After OU Shooting

    By Julie G Fax

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    City officials and the LAPD are working with Jewish community leaders to determine why two 911 calls went unanswered when a pellet gunshot shattered the front window of a building where a Jewish youth group was meeting the night of March 27.

    Rabbi Alan Kalinsky, director of the West...

  • Rabbi Lau Headlines at O.U. Conference

    By Gaby Wenig

    December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Urging religious dialogue as a means to achieve peace, Rabbi Yisroel Meir Lau, the chief rabbi of Israel, addressed a crowd of 500 at the West Coast convention of the Orthodox Union Dec. 20.

    Held at the Peltz Theater of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the inaugural event began five days...

  • A Scandal’s Echo

    By Julie G Fax

    January 4, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The day before a report came out confirming allegations that the Orthodox Union (OU) for years ignored signs that a top rabbi at the National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY) was abusing teens in his charge, Ayelet Fischer and 300 other teens were at the Marriott in Woodland...

  • Summer of Shame

    By Julie G Fax

    August 17, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    A lot of people have a lot of questions about the scandal involving the Orthodox Union and Rabbi Baruch Lanner.

    Who knew what when, what did they do with the information, and how did the whole thing go on for so long? How is it possible that it took three decades and the public...

  • A Place for Teens, Torah and Hanging Out

    By Julie G Fax

    July 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    While the adults are talking up the "sense of permanence" and "central address," Miriam Segura has a simpler way of expressing the significance of the National Conference of Synagogue Youth's (NCSY) new building - hanging out.

    "When you ask teens what they like to do, they say hang...

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