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Christian Orthodoxy

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  • Police investigating shooting tragedy

    The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating the murder of Orthodox Rabbi Joseph Raksin from Brooklyn who was gunned down while walking to Bais Menachem Chabad in North Miami Beach on Saturday morning, Aug. 9. "I can assure you that the Miami Dade...
  • U.S. court revives challenge to New York City circumcision law

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday revived an effort to block a New York City regulation that requires people who perform a Jewish circumcision ritual on infants that involves oral suction to first obtain parental consent. A unanimous...
  • George N. Manis, lawyer

    George N. Manis, lawyer
    George N. Manis, founder of the Annapolis law firm of Manis, Canning & Associates, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville. He was 85. The son of Nick Manis and Harriet Manis, Greek immigrants, George Nick Manis...
  • Palestinians seeking International Criminal Court Investigation

    Seventy-five-year-old George Ayyad stands calmly near his 31-year-old son, Jeries, who has been in a coma in the intensive care unit of St. Joseph Hospital in Jerusalem for two weeks. The elder Ayyad, who had the duty of ringing the church bells at the...
  • Controversial circumcision technique likely route of herpes transmission

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Despite a move away from the practice in the mid-1800's, some strictly Orthodox Jews still use their mouths to suck the site of circumcision during a bris. According to a new assessment, this practice was the likely...
  • Russia will hand over humanitarian convoy to Red Cross in Ukraine

    Russia will hand over humanitarian convoy to Red Cross in Ukraine
    The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that a humanitarian convoy which is heading to eastern Ukraine from Russia would cross the border only under the aegis of the Red Cross. "After the Russia-Ukraine border is crossed, the column will go under...
  • Kelsey Shelton Uses Rotary Scholarship To Study Mideast

    Kelsey Shelton hopes that one day, she'll help influence foreign policy. Shelton, 20, of Enfield, will be a junior this fall at Baylor University, where she will continue her studies towards an international relations degree with a focus on the Middle...
  • No indication yet that rabbi's shooting was a hate crime, police say

    MIAMI On the same day hundreds gathered in front of the Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn, N.Y., for Rabbi Joseph Raksin's funeral, the Miami-Dade police department vowed to find the people responsible for his death and urged witnesses to step...
  • Eliyahu Federman: Was rabbi's murder in Miami a hate crime?

    An Orthodox rabbi, Joseph Raksin, was murdered in cold blood, while walking to Temple Saturday morning in North Miami Beach. The police indicate that two young men confronted the rabbi and shot him following an altercation. But, at least one witness...
  • L'chaim Jewish Hospice promotes rabbi

    Rabbi Ira Eisenman has been appointed "lead rabbi" at the L'chaim Jewish Hospice Program of Catholic Hospice. The program, which began in February 2003, provides compassionate end-of-life care to Jewish patients in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. It...
  • Russian aid convoy rolling toward Ukraine without Red Cross escort

    Russia's emergency services ministry dispatched a 280-truck convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine on Tuesday while officials in Kiev warned that Russian military vehicles and personnel won't be allowed through the border. The...