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After 100 years, outsider tapped to lead N.Y. shul

After 100 years, outsider tapped to lead N.Y. shul

With Rabbi Haskel Lookstein set to retire, Kehilath Jeshurun is turning to a longtime Montreal spiritual leader to guide the storied modern Orthodox synagogue.

Avi Ram's winning entry in the camouflage challenge during the current season of "Skin Wars." (Courtesy of Game Show Network)

‘Skin Wars’ contestant Avi Ram brings Israeli army training to body painting

The cantor at the Fire Island Synagogue, Basya Schechter, performing in Central Park in 2013. (Getty Images)

How music and meditation jazzed up Jewish life on N.Y.’s Fire Island

Kanye West performs during the closing ceremony on Day 16 of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games on July 26, 2015, in Toronto, Canada. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Kanye West to perform in Israel

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