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Orthodox rabbis join the conversation on LGBTQ inclusion

By Gabe Friedman NEW YORK (JTA) – A group of modern Orthodox rabbis have done what advocates for Orthodox gays and lesbians say would have been unthinkable as recently as five years ago: They spoke at a conference on the treatment of gay, lesbian and transgender... read more

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3.24.17 Issue Stanley Kaplan of Lexington, MA, passed away March 14. Services were held March 16 at Temple Emunah in Lexington, MA, with Interment at Westview Cemetery in Lexington, MA. He was preceded in death by his wife Ann A. (Zager) Kaplan, siblings Lucille...

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3.17.17 Issue Tziporah and Max (Mordechai) Marcovitz of Jerusalem, Israel, announce the Feb. 19 birth of their son, David Solomon. He has a two sisters, Hadassah and Batsheva and a brother, Nachum. Grandparents are Mimi Rogers and Scott Farkas. Great-grandparents are...

Seth Rich Memorial Camp Scholarship Fund Concert

Seth Rich Memorial Camp Scholarship Fund Concert Ozzie Nogg According to the Foundation for Jewish Camp website, children with Jewish summer camp experiences are more likely to become adults who value their Jewish heritage, support Jewish causes, and take on... read more

Happy Hanukkah

Hanukkah is late this year on the regular calendar, and that means we are nearing the end of 2016. It’s been a big year for us; our sales are finally doing better, and as a result you have seen our paper grow considerably. Now, we have one more surprise for our... read more

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