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Prime Ribs: 'Bra-gate'; Ultra-Orthodox Women in the Army; Circumcision and Cervical Cancer

By Elissa Strauss

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The Israeli army approves enlistment of 10 ultra-Orthodox women.


Teenagers are turning toward plastic surgery to avoid bullying.


The most liberal Orthodox Jewish rabbinic organization in the United States rejected a proposal to admit women.

Israel’s press office apologizes for “Bra-gate,” in which they denied entry to a reporter who refused to remove her bra for a security screening.


Male circumcision appears to factor in preventing cervical cancer.


Religious Action Center stands by reproductive rights as new anti-choice laws gain momentum across the country.


Tullia Zevi, a prominent Italian Jewish leader and journalist, credited with building ties between Jewish community and Vatican, died.


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