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Music, meditation jazz up Jewish life on Fire Island

Music, meditation jazz up Jewish life on Fire Island

Sixty miles and a world away from Manhattan, Shabbat worshipers are now picking up percussion instruments along with their prayer books.

The house in the West Bank village of Duma where a Palestinian baby was killed in an arson attack on Friday morning. (Ben Sales)

After Palestinian baby’s death, Israelis say condemnation not enough

Some of the participants mourning at a Jerusalem vigil for Shira Banki, the teenager who died three days after being stabbed at the Jerusalem gay pride parade, Aug. 2, 2015. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Memorial held for teen killed in gay pride parade stabbing

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visiting a West Bank Palestinian family in the hospital after an arson attack killed its infant son, July 31, 2015. (Flash90)

Jewish terror draws Netanyahu’s focus homeward

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