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In an effort to make Judaism attractive to young Russian-speaking Jews, Limmud FSU, which hosts popular and well-funded conferences, decided to bend its own rules.


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Jewish Seat Threatened By Growing Latino Bloc

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America’s LGBT synagogues often have a much more complicated relationship with the Jewish state than do their mainstream counterparts.


Speed Dating Among the Senior Set

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