Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Tishri 28, 5775
By:
Jana Banin, JTA
The classic kids’ book by Shel Silverstein turns 50 this year and will now be accessible digitally to the high-tech generation.
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By:
Suzanne Kurtz Sloan, JTA
Since Zakary Kadish's younger brother Ethan was struck by lightning last summer, he has taken on the role of passionate advocate and family spokesman.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
One parent in West Bloomfield, Mich. wrote a frustrated essay explaining why he has decided not to send his kids to Jewish day school. Read the local head of school's response a day later.
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By:
Eric Berger and Bryan Schwartzman, JE Staff
A national advocacy group for agunot vaguely announced that a Lower Merion Orthodox woman was finally "free" after a multi-year, well-publicized campaign for a religious divorce. But her husband says he didn't give her a get.
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JTA
Israel's new independent rabbinical court will be headed by Jerusalem's Rabbi Simcha Krauss who vows he will attempt to "humanize the beit din ."
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