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Punk bands prove shofar isn’t just for the High Holidays

Punk bands prove shofar isn’t just for the High Holidays

In recent years, Jewish punk bands have embraced the ancient instrument — and other musicians have taken notice.

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Israel & Middle East

Women rabbinical students asked to lift skirts, shirts at Western Wall

Security guards didn't say what they were looking for, although in the past have searched for Torah scrolls and other religious items.

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