- Moishe Ayre Friedman attended a Holocaust denial conference in Tehran, and in response, the Vienna Orthodox school has expelled his 5 kids. Is â€œthe school is punishing the children because of their father’s actions or â€¦ protecting its students from youngsters who parents fear enthusiastically support their father’s anti-Israel opinions and Holocaust revisionism?â€? And the schoolâ€™s defiance of a court order may bring financial ruin. (The Jerusalem Post)
- Reform rabbis who do not officiate at intermarriages or to co-officiate with non-Jewish clergy are increasingly in conflict with their flock, who want this done and who will not hire these more traditional rabbis. (The Jewish Week)
- Trying to save money by buying a Torah on the internet can easily become “a nightmare.â€? (J.)
- Dr. Chuck Greenblatt went to Israel when Six-Day War broke out in June 1967 to treat the wounded. When he came back, he was court-martialled. (Haaretz)
Pronunced: TORE-uh, Origin: Hebrew, the Five Books of Moses.