Posts Tagged ‘Rabbi Paul Yedwab’

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Guest Column: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Mark Jacobs My barber is a sweet Lebanese Muslim man with a warm smile, a wife and three small kids. I love the guy. Recently, while cutting my hair, he started telling me about his latest trip to Lebanon to visit his family. He spoke lovingly about his old neighborhood, his buddies, his large extended…

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I Do It For The Kavod: Rabbi Paul Yedwab’s Response

EDITOR’S NOTE: Some 160 rabbis wrote letters confirming the Jewish identity of prospective immigrants who were rejected in 2016. Those rabbis are now on the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s “blacklist” of rabbis they do not trust to confirm Jewish identities of immigrants, according to a JTA story published last week. The Chief Rabbinate’s office countered that…

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