Thursday, May 7, 2015 Iyyar 18, 5775

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Orli Santo, JTA
A Brooklyn animal rights activist believes the tide is finally turning in her fight against an ancient ritual that involves swinging a chicken overhead before slaughtering it in a symbolic transference of a person's sins.
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An interfaith brew project is the latest joint venture for a local rabbi and priest who have found common ground in their love of beer, religion — and drinking beer while conversing about religion.
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Two local congregations are front and center in the Reform movement’s newest experiment, what it is dubbing the “B’nai Mitzvah Revolution.”
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JTA
From wars and elections to scandals and triumphs, JTA takes a look back at the highlights of the Jewish year 5773.
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Find out where your local lawmakers stand on the question of using U.S. force against Syria.
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