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City secrets: restaurants where we can dine in a sukkah – New York NY

September 28, 2010

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Dance on the High Line: Naomi Goldberg Haas’ Dances for a Variable Population – New York NY

September 28, 2010

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    “Dances For A Variable Population makes concert dances with diverse communities and professional dancers ranging from children who think dance is only on MTV, to persons with disabilities who think dance is denied them, to seniors who think dance is beyond them.”
-Naomi Goldberg Haas Read more on examiner.com

Americans’ Religious Knowledge Has Major Gaps, Survey Finds | The Rundown News Blog | PBS NewsHour | PBS

September 28, 2010

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By: Lea Winerman Despite their religious faith, many Americans are ignorant of key facts about their own and other world religions, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. In a survey of 32 religious knowledge questions, Americans on average answered 16 correctly, the surveyors found. Fewer than […]

Poll: Israelis view non-Orthodox converts as Jews – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

September 27, 2010

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A majority of Israelis regard non-Orthodox converts to Judaism to be part of the Jewish people, according to a survey published Monday, putting the general public at odds with religious authorities. MK David Rotem speaking at the committee meeting on the conversion bill, July 12, 2010. Photo by: Tomer Appelbaum The survey, conducted for Israel’s […]

Segway company owner dies after falling using own product

September 27, 2010

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Jimi Heselden, the multi-millionaire owner of the Segway company died Sunday after he fell of a cliff riding one of the machines that his company produces. Heselden, 62, plunged into a river in Yorth Yorkshire, UK, while riding around his large estate. Police were called after receiving reports that a man had been found dead […]

Tonight 9/27: Jazz Talmud and Ayn Sof Arkestra world premiere

September 27, 2010

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    JAZZ TALMUD: WORLD PREMIERE + AYN SOF ARKESTRA featuring Jake Marmer (poetry), Frank London (trumpet), and Greg Wall (saxophone/clarinet). Read about it on examiner.com

Imams brief congressman on trip to concentration camps to battle anti-Semitism CNN Belief Blog – CNN.com Blogs

September 24, 2010

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Read the article on religion.blogs.cnn.com An American imam took an eye-opening tour last month of the Dachau and Auschwitz death camps and said that what he saw was unfathomable – and undeniable. “You see the ashes of people. You see the pictures. You walk the trail; you see the gas chambers,” said Imam Muhamad Maged […]