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Court okays Shabbat hours for Tel Aviv markets

04/20/2017 10:25 AM

Yesterday, the High Court of Justice okayed the Tel Aviv government’s plan to allow more businesses–namely mini-marts–to operate on Shabbat.  It was the result of a long

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Israeli pols push to legalize late night wine sales for God, not for fun

01/23/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Israeli MKs Moshe Gafni, Uri Maklev and Yaakov Asher are pushing for a “Kiddush Law,” which would legalize late-night wine sales only on Thursday, to allow people

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Rabbis weigh-in on how Ivanka and Jared will celebrate the inauguration AND Shabbat

01/19/2017 3:05 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States tomorrow. Unlike Election Day, which always falls on a Tuesday, Inauguration Day is

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JP Morning Read November 23, 2015: 421-A Tax Break in Limbo

11/23/2015 10:24 AM

JP News Roundup Two  Wounded in Stabbing Attack in  Jerusalem: Two female Palestinian teens stabbed a man near a outdoor market in Jerusalem with scissors on Monday.

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Double Amputee U.S. Sergeant to Speak at Synagogue’s Shabbat Amid Violence in Israel

10/23/2015 10:37 AM

(By: Faith Elliott) To demonstrate his concern and support for the people of Israel as they suffer the daily terror of escalating violence, Rabbi Moshe Scheiner

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JP Morning Read: October 19, 2015

10/19/2015 9:10 AM Updated: 1 year ago

Violence in Israel John Kerry to Hold Meetings With Netanyahu, Abbas Amid Wave of Violence in Israel: he will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Germany this week

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Jewish Superbowl Champion Julian Edelman Takes Summer To Visit Israel

08/26/2015 4:54 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Julian Edelman is continuing his journey to self-discovery, spending part of his post-Super bowl summer exploring Israel. “Exploring my heritage is something I started in the

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Record-Breaking Shabbat Festivities Exhibits Jewish Pride

08/08/2015 10:21 PM

Nearly 2,300 Jewish men and women gathered to share what the Guinness World Records declared to be the largest Shabbat meal on record. Shneur Volfman told

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FIDF Raises $100,000 at Hampton Synagogue’s 25th Anniversary

08/07/2015 11:14 AM Updated: 1 year ago

Nearly 1,500 community leaders flocked to the Hamptons to participate in programs hosted by the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) for The Hampton Synagogue’s 25th anniversary celebration

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Jerusalem ‘Shabus’ Bus Service to Begin Operating on Jewish Shabbat

05/01/2015 3:02 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). For Jerusalem residents who rely on public transport, travelling around the city on the Jewish Sabbath is a nightmare, but a local organisation aims to