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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.


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What happens when Halacha interferes with observance? Rabbinical students in Manhattan struggled with several disability-related dilemmas at a ground-breaking conference.

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