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Debbie Friedman Is Dead

JTA reports: Debbie Friedman, a popular singer and songwriter who is widely credited with reinvigorating synagogue music, has died. Friedman died Sunday after being hospitalized in Southern California for several days with pneumonia. She was in her late 50s. “Debbie … Continue reading

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The Modern Orthodox Get A New Prayerbook

Yoel Finkelman writes in First Things: The prayer book includes a prayer for the State of Israel, not as an afterthought or a way to sell more books, but because this siddur celebrates Zionism. Where Artscroll’s commentary cites only those … Continue reading

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