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Vogue highlights Orthodox women in campaign against get refusal

The fact that such a big publication brought up the matter of gets reveals the importance of the issue & the deepness of the imbalance power between men and women on that matter.

MICHAEL, ORLY and their two sons recite the Shema prayer before a Giyur K’Halacha conversion court.

My converts to Judaism should feel Jewish - opinion

Judaism was never static in its self-understanding of the nature of God or God’s relationship to the Jewish people.

By ELIE KAPLAN SPITZ
06/05/2021

Sheldon Silver, former NY Assembly speaker, gets prison furlough

Silver, 77, an Orthodox Jew who for two decades was among the most powerful men in the state, was furloughed under a measure meant to control the spread of coronavirus in prison

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
06/05/2021

Judaism should be available for all - editorial

Not only does it pave the way for Jews of all streams to be eligible for Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return, it also sends a message that the Orthodox monopoly on Israel is not sustainable.

Orthodox Jews arrive during the 13th Siyum HaShas, a celebration marking the completion of the Daf Y

NJ township faces lawsuit for discriminating against Orthodox Jews

The civil rights lawsuit was launched at a few public officials who are being accused of enforcing zoning laws to "make it harder" for Orthodox Jews from praying or living in the township.

It is time to reject Orthodox conversions to Judaism

In Jewish history, there have often been fanatics who tried to hijack the religion and exclude others. Up to now, they have failed.

By MARK LAVIE
26/04/2021
 Special Rabbinical Court convenes on Sunday

Rabbinical court asks Hungary to freeze funding for Jewish feuding groups

MAOIH claims that Mazsihisz owes it $33 million.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
22/04/2021

Andrew Yang films campaign ad in Orthodox Brooklyn toy store

Yang visited Toys 4 U, a Borough Park toy store that caters to the local Orthodox community, calling it “the heart of Borough Park,” according to local news site BoroPark24.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
12/04/2021

Orthodox Jewish couple accuses NYC of religious discrimination

Chaim and Chana Katz said they faced discrimination when they applied for a three-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Lower East Side in 2017.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
08/04/2021

Orthodox yeshivas become major issue in New York City’s mayoral race

The biggest difference between the past and the current mayoral campaign is an investigation by the city’s Department of Education.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
26/03/2021
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