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  • Two Killed in Stabbing Attacks in Israel

    http://www.ou.org/life/israel/tehillim-needed-two-stabbing-attacks-israel/

    A woman was killed and two others were injured in a stabbing attack near Alon Shvut Monday afternoon, in the second terrorist attack of its kind in a day. A stabbing attack in Tel Aviv earlier in the day killed an IDF soldier. Please keep all the att...

  • The Amended Conversion Law: Problems and Pitfalls

    http://www.ou.org/life/israel/amended-conversion-law-problems-pitfalls/

    One of the current hot button topics here in Israel is pending legislation to make changes in the current process of converting non-Jews to Judaism here in the Jewish state. The bill itself has undergone many compromises and changes until it was appr...

  • The Jerusalem Passport Case Explained

    http://www.ou.org/life/israel/jerusalem-passport-case-divides-court/

    We often think of the Supreme Court as the arbiter of distinctly national disputes – for example, whether the Affordable Care Act can require all of us to obtain health insurance or pay a penalty, or whether public universities can consider race as o...

  • Meet the Woman Who Keeps Tootsie Rolls Kosher

    http://www.ou.org/life/kosher/meet-woman-keeps-tootsie-rolls-kosher/

    If you keep kosher, and enjoy eating a handful of Tootsie Rolls or drinking a tall glass of Gatorade, you have Phyllis Koegel to thank. As marketing director of the Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division, Koegel is charged with convincing companies of the...

  • Alex Clare: The Orthodox Jewish Pop Star

    http://www.ou.org/life/news/alex-clare-orthodox-jewish-popstar/

    Alex Clare is an award-winning, platinum-selling artist, famous for singles such as 'Too Close' 'War Rages On' and his collaborations with chart toppers Rudimental. He's also an Orthodox Jew. In this video the British daily newspaper, The Guardian, p...