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Drinking & The Jews

Lisa Miller writes for Newsweek: It was a Saturday afternoon in July, and according to the police report, the young man was driving drunk. Milton Berle was echoing the generations-old conventional wisdom when he quipped that "Jews don’t drink much … Continue reading

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Rabbi Steven Weil To Lead Orthodox Union

Amy Klein writes for the Jewish Journal: Rabbi Steven Weil, Senior Rabbi of Beth Jacob Congregation in Beverly Hills, has been named executive vice president of the Orthodox Union, which serves as the education, outreach and social service organization for Orthodox synagogues.   The O.U. has been engaged in … Continue reading

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