December 7, 2011 5:04pm
The third annual Jewish Community Heroes Award was given to Randy Gold of Atlanta for his work creating the Atlanta Jewish Gene Screen.
December 7, 2011 4:16pm
Better-looking U.S. politicians receive more television coverage, a new Israeli study found.
December 5, 2011 8:52pm
The leader of al-Qaida took credit for the kidnapping of a 70-year-old American aid worker in Pakistan.
December 5, 2011 7:48pm
At an annual conference of Orthodox mental health professionals, individuals from a support group for Orthodox and formally Orthodox LGBT Jews are allowed to set up a table. Adding to the inclusivity, a woman received an award and more Chasidim were represented.
December 2, 2011 5:37pm
A Chabad rabbi has won his battle to join the U.S. Army without shaving his beard.
December 1, 2011 4:55pm
Kosovo police are investigating the vandalism of dozens of tombstones in a restored Jewish cemetery in the Balkan nation’s capital.
November 30, 2011 8:55pm
A growing arts scene and revitalization programs offering subsidized rent and unique employment opportunities for social justice work have helped spark a young Jewish renaissance in Detroit that has been as unexpected as it has been successful.
November 29, 2011 9:57pm
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against a Michigan bus agency that refused to post an advertisement calling for a boycott of Israel.
November 29, 2011 3:32pm
A new program enlists El Al Airlines flight crews in the campaign to promote Israel’s image in the United States.
November 23, 2011 1:37pm
Billboards for Wodka vodka that the Anti-Defamation League said reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes were removed.
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