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Rabbi Judith Abrams, Founder and Director of MAQOM, Dies at 56

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Rabbi Judith Abrams, Founder and Director of MAQOM, Dies at 56
Rabbi Dr. Judith Abrams, the founder and director of the online Talmud learning website, MAQOM, died of a heart attack Wednesday in Houston. She was 56.Read More


Lawyers for Palestinian-American Woman Want to Bar Terrorism From Trial

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Lawyers for Palestinian-American Woman Want to Bar Terrorism From Trial
Lawyers for a naturalized American citizen of Palestinian descent who is accused of concealing a conviction on terrorist bombings in Israel asked a federal judge to bar references to terrorism at her trial.Read More


Danish Health Director: No Risks To Justify Banning Non-Medical Circumcision

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Denmark’s national health authority sees no risks to justify recommending a ban on the non-medical circumcision of boys, the body’s director said in parliament.Read More


European Rabbis Seek Laws Against Anti-Semitic Hate Speech

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European rabbis called on governments throughout the continent to pass laws that target specifically hate speech against Jews.Read More


Ireland's Upper House Calls On Government to Recognize Palestine

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Ireland's Upper House Calls On Government to Recognize Palestine
The Upper House of Ireland’s parliament unanimously passed a nonbinding motion calling on the government to formally recognize the state of Palestine.Read More



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