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  • And the only state without a Chabad is…

    As of this year, Chabad-Lubavitch — hosting its annual gathering this weekend in New York — has a permanent presence in 49 states. So which one is the holdout?

  • Adas Israel rabbi: ‘I am a gay man’

    The married senior rabbi at a large and historic Conservative synagogue in Washington, D.C., said Monday that he has long struggled with his sexual orientation.

  • French pop intellectual goes ‘on the road

    French Jewish pop intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy talks about his 15,000-mile long, yearlong road trip through the United States — and has some surprisingly affectionate stories about the country the French love to hate.

  • New safe haven for seniors

    With the inauguration of what is being called the nation’s first full-service elder abuse shelter in New York, some abuse victims have a place to seek refuge. The opening of the $3 million center signals that this problem plaguing the aged has reached a t

  • Shaping scholars of Israel at NYU

    New York University has opened a center for Israel studies and its director is hoping to shape a new generation of Israel scholars who are willing to look critically at the complex issues of the Jewish state.

  • Reform and Conservative working together

    The flagship institutions of the Reform and Conservative movements have embarked on their first-ever joint project — a cross-denominational leadership institute for principals of congregational schools.