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Seeds In The Wind

David Suissa writes in the Jewish Journal: This is a time of year that I dread, when I have to write about my three days at LimmudLA, a smorgasbord of everything Jewish. It’s like trying to squeeze 10 or 12 … Continue reading

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Can You Betroth A Woman Through A Messenger?

If the messenger has sex with your bride. Is that a valid Jewish marriage? Ask your rebbe that. That’s what Dr. Marc B. Shapiro advises Jewish teenagers. If the rebbe gets flustered and angry at the question, then he’s not … Continue reading

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Aussie Synagogue Hosts Gay Wedding

From JTA: A same-sex commitment ceremony was held in a synagogue in Sydney, an Australian first. Scott Whitmont, 47, and Christopher Whitmont-Stein, 38, stood under a chupah at the Emanuel Synagogue Sunday in front of about 75 guests. The pair, … Continue reading

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