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September 16, 2013 7:38am
Clearly there were budget factors at work in the FJC’s decision to close, but it’s hard not to respect a board that takes stock, votes to close and declares victory with millions in the bank.
September 10, 2013 11:00am
As AIPAC heads to Capitol Hill, Israel worries about being seen as dragging the United States into the Syrian conflict.
September 9, 2013 10:17am
The Reform movement is generally thought of as the least stringent of the three major denominations when it comes to Jewish ritual observances and Sabbath-related prohibitions. But try telling that to Alabama football fans at Temple Emanu-El in Birmingham.
September 4, 2013 10:23am
You can agree or disagree with Jewish groups on Syria, but they are a sideshow. This is Barack Obama and John Kerry’s war. Well, really Assad’s. But you know what I mean.
September 3, 2013 10:53am
My pasts collide as the Philadelphia City Paper taps Forward alum to be editor.
August 29, 2013 11:38am
At a time when Israel is looking for allies in the fight against boycotts, it might help if some pro-Israel right-wing columnists could tell the difference between friend and foe.
August 28, 2013 10:27am
Shortly before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic “I Have a Dream” address, it looked like Rabbi Joachim Prinz had stolen the show with his own speech. If you want insight into why so many American Jews are liberal, take a read (and listen).
August 26, 2013 1:08am
NEW YORK (JTA) — Here’s a list of folks who had plenty of people shepping nachos this past year: Yityish Aynaw became the first black winner of the Miss Israel competition entitling her to compete for the title of Miss World in September in Indonesia. Aynaw, who came with her family from Ethiopia at age…
August 16, 2013 9:50am
Loyal readers, we need your help. We’re looking for reader suggestions regarding two columns: The Lifecyclist and Teen Heroes.
August 13, 2013 9:50am
Reports in the New York Daily News and New York Post suggest that William Rapfogel was pocketing money at the expense of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty.