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Orthodox Jewish player Ryan Turell “averaging 26.0 points per game for Yeshiva, which is in the midst of a 37-game win streak, the NCAA’s longest”

LOS ANGELES TIMES Next ‘Jewish Jordan’? Can L.A.’s Ryan Turell be the first Orthodox Jewish NBA player? by Matt Giles March 17, 2021 …Yeshiva coach Elliot Steinmetz had a simple enough pitch: to create a culture of Jewish athletic excellence. … Continue reading

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Dermer at Yeshiva University: “In so many ways, you are the most blessed generation of Jews in over 2,000 years”

Ambassador Ron Dermer’s Yeshiva Commencement Address May 25, 2017 … Individually, Israel has made things possible that would have been unimaginable to your ancestors. If you want to pray at the Kotel, you only need to board a plane. If you … Continue reading

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Orthodox rabbis agonize over the hitherto unthinkable: LGBTQ inclusion

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Gabe Friedman April 28, 2015 A group of modern Orthodox rabbis have done what advocates for Orthodox gays and lesbians say would have been unthinkable as recently as five years ago: They spoke at a conference … Continue reading

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