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Israeli government rescinds pluralistic Western Wall agreement

Israeli government rescinds pluralistic Western Wall agreement

"It's a terrible day for women in Israel," said Women of the Wall.

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Here’s how we can preserve the dignity of aging Holocaust survivors

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Otto Warmbier’s Hillel rabbi recalls ‘one of the most intellectually curious people I’ve ever met’

Rabbi Jake Rubin officiated at a memorial service for the University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea and died shortly after his release.

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Israel & Middle East

Airline cannot ask women to move seats for haredi Orthodox men, Israeli judge rules

An Orthodox survivor wins her landmark sex discrimination suit.

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Otto Warmbier’s family hid his Jewishness to aid negotiations with North Korea

The family chose not to disclose his Judaism so as not to embarrass North Korea, which had said Warmbier stole a propaganda poster on orders from an Ohio Methodist church.

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ invades the streets of Tel Aviv

What are the female slaves of an American Christian theocracy doing in Israel? Attracting a lot of attention, apparently.

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