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Funny story: Ultra-Orthodox Rabbis Promote Animal Cruelty to Protect Religious "Rights"

Ultra-Orthodox Rabbis Promote Animal Cruelty to Protect Religious "Rights"

Chabbad-linked Rabbi Yirmiyahu Menachem Cohen, head of the rabbinical court in Paris, wrote a letter to Israeli Minister of Agriculture Yair Shamir, in which he stated that legislation in Israel to ban the import of the delicacy fois gras, the fatted...
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Funny story: Researchers Find Link Between ultra-Orthodox Judaism and OCD

Researchers Find Link Between ultra-Orthodox Judaism and OCD

Through long-term qualitative and quantitative research, scientists have uncovered a direct link between ultra-Orthodox and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. The research was conducted by top-level researchers for the past ten years and includes surveys...
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Funny story: Shocking Winner for Best Hipster Facial Hair Announced

Shocking Winner for Best Hipster Facial Hair Announced

At the annual Hipster Facial Hair Contest, thousands of hipsters came together to vote on the facial hair that does the best job of effortlessly making the unattractive be attractive. In the past, typical hipster celebrities, like Michael Cera with h...
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Funny story: Women Wearing Tallitot Turn Men Gay

Women Wearing Tallitot Turn Men Gay

The Israeli ultra-Orthodox Rabbinate has released its newest ruling that states that women wearing Tallitot or Tefillin turn men gay, specifically ultra-Orthodox men. "We have gender roles to ensure that each of us knows how we should act and int...
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Funny story: Israeli Rabbinate Implements Jewdar

Israeli Rabbinate Implements Jewdar

Jerusalem, Israel - The Israeli Rabbinate, determined on increasing its efficiency so it can improve profitability, has developed Jewdar. Leveraging Israeli's hi-tech sector and implementing cross-industry knowledge, the Israeli Rabbinate has develop...
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Funny story: Ultra-Orthodox Jews Prepare for Regional War with Prayer on Yom Kippur

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Prepare for Regional War with Prayer on Yom Kippur

Tel Aviv, Israel - While the Israeli army has been preparing for a possible regional war by calling up its reserve units, deploying Iron Dome around the country, holding training drills, and distributing gas masks to the civilian population, the ultr...
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Funny story: Posters in Tel Aviv Require People to Act Secular

Posters in Tel Aviv Require People to Act Secular

Over the weekend, flyers were posted around Tel Aviv demanding that within the city limits people respect the customs of the city. The signs call for both men and women to abide by modern day customs and dress. Specifically, when in Tel Aviv, women s...
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Funny story: Channel E! Announces New Show: Keeping up with Chief Rabbis

Channel E! Announces New Show: Keeping up with Chief Rabbis

After the contemptuous race for new Chief Rabbis of Israel, a new Ashkenazi and Sephardic Rabbi have been announced - David Lau as the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi and Yitzhak Yosef as the Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel. The race, which received more media...
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Funny story: Designer Sunglasses Giant Selects Spiritual Spokes Model

Designer Sunglasses Giant Selects Spiritual Spokes Model

Today designer sunglasses manufacturer Bay-Ran announced that it has selected a new spokesmodel for its line of men's sunglasses - Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, former Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel. This choice comes as a surprise to many who had been follow...
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Funny story: Not-So-Historic Halachic Ruling Ignored by American Jewish Community

Not-So-Historic Halachic Ruling Ignored by American Jewish Community

A few days ago, Orthodox Rabbis of the Beit Hillel organization made a halachic (Jewish law) ruling that allows women to recite the Kaddish, a prayer in memory of the deceased. In Israel, this ruling was considered surprising, groundbreaking, and con...
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Funny story: Israeli Rabbis Solve Largest Problem Facing the Country

Israeli Rabbis Solve Largest Problem Facing the Country

Too often the media focuses on the security situation facing Israel, from Iran developing a nuclear bomb to Hamas suicide bombings, and forgets that Israelis are faced with much more severe problems. The bourekas problem had been one of the biggest o...
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Funny story: Women of the Wall and Ultra Orthodox men embrace, dance hava nagilla together

Women of the Wall and Ultra Orthodox men embrace, dance hava nagilla together

The Women of the Wall, a group of pluralistic Jewish women, who have been meeting the first day of every Jewish month at Jerusalem's Western Wall since 1988, finally reached their goal this week when Ultra Orthodox men embraced the group with open ar...
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