Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775
By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
Orthodox Judaism comes in many fluid shades but the debate of women's role in Judaism may force Orthodox Jews to start picking sides.
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JTA
While it is common in the Conservative movement for women to don tefillin, it remains a controversial practice in the Orthodox world, where many believe it violates Jewish law.
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JTA
A large group of Congress members, made up of both Democrats and Republicans, criticized the American Studies Association's decision to boycott Israel in a strongly worded letter.
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President Barack Obama announces a new directive aimed at tackling concerns over controversial surveillance tactics.
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JTA
The move restores one of several cuts made last March when Congress failed to agree on a budget.
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