The Jewish Body

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A controversy erupts over whether an Orthodox woman, who covers her hair with a wig for religious reasons, should be required to remove her wig for an arrest photograph. (LoHud)

Israel’s Chaplaincy Corps Rabbi Avichai Ronsky ruled that Halacha prohibited forensic DNA tests on IDF soldiers’ bone parts handed over by Hezbollah, a decision binding for both religious and secular families of the fallen soldiers. (Jerusalem Post)

And a survey of 113 male IDF soldiers, aged 19-23 showed that none of the soldiers use a condom on a regular basis. (Ynet News)

A woman who left the Orthodox world finds that her comfort level with her dress at an Orthodox wedding mirrors her comfort at having left. (Jewcy)

A look at Israel’s paralympic athletes, and their struggle to get funding.(Jerusalem Post)

Posted on July 21, 2008

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