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Ultra-Orthodox Rally To Decry Dangers Of Internet
2012-05-21 10:08:24

The home of the Mets, Citi Field, was sold out Sunday evening, but there was no ball game going on. Instead, more than 40,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews packed the stadium to hear about the dangers of the internet and how to better use it in a religiously responsible way.

2009-06-10 09:17:41

A religious ruling permits ultra-orthodox Jews to operate their mobile phones on the Sabbath and religious holidays with their teeth. Many of the ultra orthodox volunteers and workers at Israel's Magen David Adom emergency services work on the Sabbath and were confronted with the dilemma of how to activate their mobile phones without violating religious rules, Ynetnews.com reported. Recently, the agency began replacing workers' paging systems with modern mobile phones equipped with GPS...

2008-11-12 09:00:14

Nir Barkat, Jerusalem's secular mayoral candidate, won the municipal election Wednesday, claiming 52 percent of the vote over ultra-Orthodox Meir Porush.

2008-09-17 15:00:24

By MICHAEL J. SALAMON Two items recently crossed my desk. The first was an article that appeared in The Jerusalem Post written by Matthew Wagner entitled "Haredim move to silence 'treif' music".

2008-09-04 15:00:22

By MATTHEW WAGNER Musicians who have been influenced by rock, rap, reggae or trance will not receive rabbinic approval for their CDs, nor will they be allowed to play in wedding halls under haredi kosher food supervision, according to a new, detailed list of guidelines drafted with rabbinical backing that differentiates between "kosher" and "treif" music.

2008-09-04 15:00:22

By MATTHEW WAGNER Musicians who use rock, rap, reggae and trance influences will not receive rabbinic approval for their CDs, nor will they be allowed to play in wedding halls under haredi kosher food supervision, according to a new, detailed list of guidelines drafted with rabbinical backing that differentiates between "kosher" and "treif" music.

2008-09-03 15:00:22

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS The Environmental Protection Ministry and the Education Ministry are slated to declare the new school year a green one at a ceremony next week in front of the principals of all the elementary schools in Israel.


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