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PROTEST: Some Parents Keep Children Home From School Following Arrest Of Palestinian Janitor Who Allegedly Assaulted A 7-Year-Old Chareidi Girl

Dozens of parents of children in Gush Etzion schools kept their children home on Thursday, in an act of protest against schools employing Palestinians in any capacity. The protest followed this week’s announced arrest of Mahmud Katusha, the resident of Dir Qadis who is in custody for allegedly violently abducting and assaulting a 7-year-old chareidi girl from the school where he is employed, in a community in the Binyamin Council of Shomron.

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Matthew Charles, Released Under “First Step Act”, Visits Rebbe’s Resting Place to Say ‘Thank You’

On Tuesday evening, Matthew Charles traveled to the Queens, N.Y. resting place of the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—to say two simple words: “Thank you.”

Today a criminal justice fellow at FAMM (Families Against Mandatory Minimums), Charles’s story of redemption has garnered headlines around the country since he became one of the first people released under the First Step Act, which was overwhelmingly passed by both houses of Congress and signed into law by U.S.

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