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The doors are open to everyone at Shabbat services held on the ground floor of this Nostrand Avenue building in Brooklyn. But, unlike many Orthodox spaces, here it’s the women who lead prayers — and the men who sit in the back.


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As tensions rise on the Temple Mount, the mother of Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick explains why she doesn’t share her son’s beliefs in ascending the holy site, and why she’s afraid for his life.


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Although she’d left it years ago, Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community is shaken by suicide note and painful manuscript left behind by 50-year-old mother of seven.

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