Charter of uk.religion.jewish


This newsgroup is intended as a general discussion area for UK Jews, and as an information resource about Judaism in the UK.


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All postings should be in English. Where Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino or Aramaic words or phrases are used these should be translated. Eg:- Brit Milah [circumcision].

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