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Members of Women of the Wall, which lobbies for women to be allowed to sing and pray aloud at the Western Wall, march through the Jewish quarter of Jerusalem's Old City. The group organizes monthly marches and are often heckled by ultra-Orthodox men. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Women's Rights Become A Battleground For Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Jews

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews, many of whom live in closed religious communities, on a bus tour of the Israeli offices of Google, Facebook and Microsoft. The tour is sponsored by KamaTech, a group that helps integrate the ultra-Orthodox into Israel's high-tech sector. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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As Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Enter The Workforce, High-Tech Beckons

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In the ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Mea Sharim, men wear dark pants, long dark coats and black hats. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Ultra-Orthodox In Israel: Keeping Cool While Keeping Customs

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"I try to lead an examined life," says Anne Neuberger, the NSA's chief risk officer. "I try to lead a life where I'm asking myself that question: Have I earned the gift of existence, in some way?" All her grandparents were Holocaust survivors. Courtesy of National Security Agency hide caption

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At The NSA, A Rising Star's Commitment To Faith — And Public Service

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Two boys study together at a Chicago yeshiva in 2009. Public health officials say this type of close physical contact caused a mumps outbreak to spread throughout several orthodox Jewish communities in and around New York City. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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The Passover Seder plate with symbolic foods (clockwise, from top center): horseradish; a shank bone; a mixture of fruit, wine and nuts called haroset; lettuce, parsley and an egg. Dan Goodman/AP hide caption

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Some Jews Say Bugs Have No Place At The Seder Table

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