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Word of the Day Basad

Spend enough time in Israel and you will start to notice this little acronym, which has intense significance to religious Jews, scrawled at the top of documents and printed in the top corner of receipts and other items.

When it comes to religion, Israel is a unique and sometimes confusing country. It's a democracy; it’s also Jewish. Religion creeps into everyday life in...