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Michele Chabin

Michele Chabin writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Michele Chabin

Posted by Michele Chabin 1 week 6 days ago
For the first time in its 26-year history, the feminist prayer group Women of the Wall managed to read from a full-sized Torah scroll April 20 after one of its members surreptitiously borrowed one...
Posted by Michele Chabin 3 weeks 13 hours ago
As Israelis mark Holocaust Memorial Day on April 15, a study by researchers at Bar-Ilan University has found that the adult children of Holocaust survivors are more fearful than their...
Posted by Michele Chabin 24 weeks 12 hours ago
At least four worshipers, three of them U.S.-born, were killed in an attack on a west Jerusalem synagogue Nov. 18 by two Palestinians wielding a gun, an ax, and a meat cleaver, police said.The...
Posted by Michele Chabin 30 weeks 6 days ago
A Chicago woman has launched an online petition asking El Al Airlines to allot a section of its planes to ultra-Orthodox Jewish men who do not want to sit next to women....
Posted by Michele Chabin 30 weeks 6 days ago
On Oct. 3, when Israeli Jews sit down for their pre-Yom Kippur meal, prior to the Day of Atonement fast, many will be discussing where to buy their produce during this agricultural sabbatical...