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Traditional Judaism and modern technology: Jewish Orthodox community seeks to engage youth

07.01.2014

Members from the modern Jewish Orthodox community from across the West Coast have gathered in Los Angeles to figure out a way to adapt traditional Judaism to the new millennium. They’re focusing especially on young people who are heavily influenced by social media and technology.

Orthodox Jewish Businessman Jacob Ostreicher Escapes Bolivia

 07.01.2014

The partially-burned body of a Brooklyn real estate developer was discovered in a dumpster in Great Neck, Long Island this week, a day after police said he was kidnapped in Brooklyn. Nassau.

The New York Police Department released surveillance videos allegedly depicting two men forcing Menachem Stark into a Dodge Caravan in Brooklyn on Jan. 2. Th.

Oscar-winning actor and activist Sean Penn has added yet another string to his bow: prison breaker Penn released a statement on Tuesday to say he was with a .

New York (CNN) — Police have a suspect in custody in connection with the gruesome discovery of human remains in a refrigerator and a trash bin Wednesday mor

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JNF’s Hula Nature Reserve visitor center to be named after Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in recognition of his ongoing support of Israel • Funds for the center collected at Canadian event • Harper to visit Israel soon.
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While illegal African migrants employed as cleaners and kitchen staff strike, few Israelis are willing to take on unattractive service jobs • Bar owner: Every Israeli wants to be a manager right away; even young people are unwilling to do these jobs.
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Number of security-related incidents at the Bethlehem tomb rises over the past year, with Palestinians hurling rocks and bombs there almost every day • Meanwhile, a Bedouin man is indicted for having driven the Bat Yam bus bomber to central Israel.

France Moves to Cancel Anti-Semitic Comedian’s TourArutz Sheva

The comedian has prompted outrage with his anti-Jewish comments, one of his latest being quips about gas chambers, and anti-racism protests have 
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Bukharian Jewish Businessmen from NY Visit ShomronArutz Sheva

Bukharian Jewish businessmen visit the factories of the Shomron in wake of  Israel warned that it might shun the key EU Horizons 2020 research 
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Harrowing Testimony: Arab Mob Abducts, Beats Israeli CiviliansArutz Sheva

Dozens of Jews abducted, tied up and beaten senseless.  The AFP newsagency confirmed that at least 13 Jewish men were held against their will 
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“The National Council of Young Israel condemns The New York Post in the strongest terms possible for its incomprehensible decision to publish an 
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Yehuda Weinstein files petition against release of Ofer Gamliel, member of the ‘Bay Ayin Cell’, who was granted parole last week. By Tova Dvorin.
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Israel’s demand to be a Jewish state is not compatible “with a modern state” and  the main German Jewish newspaper, Jüdische Allgemeine Zeitung.
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Most dangerous temps in decades push across US
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The Mandel JCC, located at 26001 S. Woodland Road in Beachwood, is closed today, Jan. 7, due to a weather-related power outage. (full story)Twinsburg college student gets the call – she’s a marrow match
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Freshman’s kippa makes hoops history
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Camp Gan Israel of Beachwood snow day camp, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Friendship Circle, 27900 Gates Mills, Pepper Pike. $35. 216-402-8853.

This Day in History
1843: The first Jewish service was held at the Wellington Hebrew Congregation in Wellington, New Zealand under the leadership of Abraham Hort. There had been Jewish people in New Zealand from the beginnings of European settlement in the north. Jewish traders from England, including John Montefiore, Joel Polack and David Nathan, were active starting in the 1830s. Jews were on the first ships to arrive in Wellington. A Jewish community was founded in 1843 with the arrival from London of Abraham Hort after he and his family arrived aboard the Prince of Wales.

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Glenn Greenwald, the British journalist who first broke the story of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leaks, says Snowden has more stories to tell about Israel and the Middle East.

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