Orthodox Judaism

The Western Wall in Jerusalem (AP Photo)

Liberal Jews see a victory in proposed prayer area

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities have proposed establishing a new section at the Western Wall where men and women can pray together, a groundbreaking initiative that would mark a significant victory by liberal streams of Judaism.

04/10/2013

Passover Haggadah and kiddush cup (AP Photo)

Israelis get kosher cigarettes for Passover

JERUSALEM (AP) — Observant Jews in Israel craving a smoke during the week-long Passover holiday that starts at sundown Monday can now enjoy a rabbi-approved puff.

03/25/2013

Baby born after parents killed in NYC crash dies

NEW YORK (AP) — A baby delivered after his parents were killed in a Brooklyn hit-and-run accident died early Monday, a community spokesman said.

03/04/2013

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