Judaism August 26, 2013: Women of the Wall protest new egalitarian prayer site south of the Kotel

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Women of the Wall protest new egalitarian prayer site south of the Kotel

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, August 26, 2013, 9:16 PM MST

Women of the Wall leader Anat Hoffman delivers a statement against the new egalitarian prayer site, Aug. 25, 2013; Hoffman called for a sit-in protest after it was announced the group would be relegated south of the Kotel's main plaza.

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Women of the Wall leader Anat Hoffman delivers a statement against the new egalitarian prayer site, Aug. 25, 2013; Hoffman called for a sit-in protest after it was announced the group would be relegated south of the Kotel’s main plaza.
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Judaism August 19, 2013: Mediation fails in conflict over Touro Synagogue, celebrates 250th anniversary

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Mediation fails in conflict over Touro Synagogue, celebrates 250th anniversary

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, August 19, 2013, 6:43 PM MST

The Sephardic Orthodox Congregation dates back to 1658, and the synagogue is the oldest in the United States. Architect Peter Harrison designed the structure in the Palladian style, and it was completed in 1763.

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The Sephardic Orthodox Congregation dates back to 1658, and the synagogue is the oldest in the United States. Architect Peter Harrison designed the structure in the Palladian style, and it was completed in 1763.
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Judaism August 4, 2013: Israeli President Shimon Peres honors Latvian and Lituanian Holocaust victims

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Israeli President Shimon Peres honors Latvian and Lituanian Holocaust victims 

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, August 4, 2013, 8:51 PM MST

Israeli President Shimon Peres at Ponar Memorial ceremony honoring Holocaust victims in Latvia, August 1, 2013; Peres attended a number of ceremonies honoring Holocaust victims during a state visit to Latvia and Lituania July 29-August 1, 2013.
Israeli President Shimon Peres at Ponar Memorial ceremony honoring Holocaust victims in Latvia, August 1, 2013; Peres attended a number of ceremonies honoring Holocaust victims during a state visit to Latvia and Lituania July 29-August 1, 2013.
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