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Leading Off: Parshat Emor

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 06.30.2014 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

What does the word antelapsarian mean? And what does it have to do with Kohanim (priests)?

Marriage And Jewish Law: The Kohein's Conundrum

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

The Torah says that a Kohein's mate be of "pure lineage" -- however questionable, outdated and unjust that term may seem.

Elderly LA Shopkeeper Murdered In Botched Robbery (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Fereidoun Kohanim, a 72 year old shopkeeper in the Pico-Union neighborhood near Downtown Los Angeles, was brutally murdered in his store by 3 suspecte...