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Alleged victims of accused sex abuser Malka Leifer to be cross-examined about mother, lawyer says
Lawyer for former principal of ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls school says court will hear evidence of ‘what was happening’ at alleged victims’ home

Elias Visontay

09, Apr, 2021 @6:41 AM

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Easter, Passover, Naidoc: in a multicultural family with so much tradition and history, where do you draw the line? | Isabelle Oderberg
All up, we have a minimum of 21 major days of cultural significance in our house

Isabelle Oderberg

04, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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You don’t need a faith to find the meaning of life | Letters
Letters: Hester Brown, Jane Stott, Michael Harrison and Richard Harries respond to an article by John Harris on the yearning for meaning in a secular society


02, Apr, 2021 @3:24 PM

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Google criticised for failing to remove antisemitic Auschwitz reviews
Company says it ‘must do better’ after Guardian discovers more than 150 offensive comments on Maps site

Sophie Wilkinson

25, Mar, 2021 @3:05 PM

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Dead Sea scroll fragments and 'world's oldest basket' found in desert cave
Six-millennia-old skeleton of child also unearthed during dig in Judean Desert by Israeli archeologists

Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem

16, Mar, 2021 @5:09 PM

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British Jews have always been self-effacing, but we’re starting to show our chutzpah | Hadley Freeman
As David Baddiel says, Jewishness in the US has an aura of cool, whereas in the UK it ‘smacks of the suburbs’ – Brooklyn v Stanmore

Hadley Freeman

13, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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EasyJet pays compensation to woman asked to move by ultra-Orthodox Jewish men
Airline says its policy of not accommodating requests from male passengers to re-seat women had not been followed

Harriet Sherwood

10, Mar, 2021 @7:41 PM

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Could a former bar be one of Spain's lost medieval synagogues?
Work is under way to see whether an abandoned 14th-century building is part of the legacy of the country’s exiled Jews

Sam Jones in Madrid

25, Feb, 2021 @12:58 PM

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Christians, Muslims and Jews to share faith centre in Berlin
€47m building will feature a church, a mosque and a synagogue all linked to a central meeting space

Harriet Sherwood

21, Feb, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Rabbis warn over Purim celebrations Covid risk
Ultra-Orthodox community in north London told to keep socially distant after last year’s festivities led to huge spike in infections

Harriet Sherwood

21, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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'Love’s labours should be lost': Maria Stepanova, Russia's next great writer
The Muscovite’s work is arriving in English this year in three books of remarkable memoir, poems and essays that, she explains, reach for ‘the truth of the past’

Matthew Janney

11, Feb, 2021 @12:25 PM

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Large weddings, packed schools: concern as some Haredi Jews 'flout England lockdown'
Community insiders and locals say schools remain open and there is ‘no respect for the guidelines’

Harriet Sherwood

29, Jan, 2021 @9:34 AM

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