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Michele Chabin

Michele Chabin writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Michele Chabin

Posted by Michele Chabin 2 days 23 hours 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 1 week 3 days 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 22 weeks 3 days 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 29 weeks 2 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 29 weeks 2 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...