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Eric Goldstein — a Modern Orthodox Wall Street lawyer — may seem like a surprising pick to lead N.Y.’s Jewish federation. But a closer look shows he’s not such a radical departure.

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A baby boy has been infected with neonatal herpes following a Jewish ritual circumcision in New York — the third such infection in two years tied to a controversial rite that involves the direct application of the ritual circumciser’s mouth to the baby’s genitals to suction blood from the wound.


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Poetry slam is a genre usually pigeonholed between rap and performance art. So why did 130 young Jews turn out at a shul to try their hand at putting sermons to rhyme?

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