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03/05/2014
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About six weeks ago, a middle-aged businessman with a Yiddish accent who lives in one of New York State’s upstate haredi communities made a call to Kestenbaum & Company, a Midtown auction firm that specializes in Judaica. He said he owned a 2-inch high Torah scroll he wanted to sell.

Mini-Torah scroll and its sterling silver ark and bima go on sale in Manhattan next week. Courtesy of Kestenbaum & Company

Women Of The Wall Nearing Agreement With Israeli Government

01/28/2014
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JERUSALEM — Women of the Wall is close to approving an agreement with the Israeli government to move the group’s monthly prayer service to a new egalitarian area.

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