California rabbi's attorneys weighing legal action over LA County restricting holiday dinners

Attorneys representing a California rabbi sent Los Angeles County a letter on Wednesday demanding that they abandon a coronavirus policy restricting in-home gatherings for High Holidays like Yom Kippur.
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New On HBO and HBO Max October 2020
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Louisville school district postpones football games to Saturday and Sunday amid protests, curfew
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Boris Becker denies criminal bankruptcy claims in London
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Breonna Taylor protesters urged nonviolence, then 2 Louisville police officers were shot
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Letters to the Editor: Trump isn't running for election. He's running against the election
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