Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Tishri 27, 5775

By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
Rabbi Asher Lopatin has taken over at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in Riverdale, the Bronx, and says he's proud of what makes this Modern Orthodox rabbinical school unique in the Orthodox world.
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JTA
Al Qaeda-linked terrorists reportedly demolished several ancient Jewish mausoleums in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
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JTA
An Egyptian doctor was recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations for helping to save a Jewish family during the Holocaust — the first Arab to be so recognized.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressing the United Nations on Tuesday, he is being urged to speak out against Iran but to do so softly.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
The first comprehensive study in more than a decade finds more Jews but increasing alienation from religion and Jewish life.
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