Proponents of religious pluralism in Israel are in a jubilant mood these days. They believe the surprise results of the elections may lead to greater acceptance of non-Orthodox Judaism.25
In a January 31 letter, the congress members and mayoral candidates decried the department’s co-sponsorship of the February 7 event and urged its withdrawal “rather than send the message to [Brooklyn College] students and to the world that the divisive perspective offered by the organizing groups is Brooklyn College’s official view. “
Jews say the Big Easy is back — and the Super Bowl proves it. The community is larger than it was before Hurricane Katrina struck, and it’s thriving like never before.
What happens when Halacha interferes with observance? Rabbinical students in Manhattan struggled with several disability-related dilemmas at a ground-breaking conference.15
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