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  • Rabbi Motti Elon found guilty of sexual misconduct

    August 7, 2013 | 9:49 am

    Rabbi Mordechai “Motti” Elon, an Israeli Modern Orthodox leader, was convicted on two charges of sexually assaulting a minor.

    Elon, the former rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat HaKotel in Jerusalem, was found guilty Wednesday in Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court of indecent acts against a...

  • Holidays, happiness and hope for Sderot

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    When Ari Platt spent a Shabbat in Sderot and saw the depleted condition of civic life there, he knew he had to do something.

    In only a few weeks, the Los Angeles native, currently studying at Yeshivat HaKotel in Jerusalem, decided to organize a Purim carnival for the town of Sderot...