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Secular young Jews come here for drinks, socializing — and Torah learning

Secular young Jews come here for drinks, socializing — and Torah learning

Though all the teachers at Meor Manhattan are Orthodox, the organization attracts a crowd of largely secular young Jewish professionals.

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