March 8, 2013 3:41pm
The heads of 55 states, including Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, arrived in Venezuela for the funeral of Hugo Chavez.
March 7, 2013 5:10pm
Hundreds of thousands of Caracquenos are lined up this morning to pay their respects to the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Supporters said they expected to wait five hours to see Chavez’s open casket, though it’s doubtful everyone will be able to. A newspaper headline reads "A Sea of sadness For Chavez," but the atmosphere…
March 7, 2013 3:36pm
As Venezuela began a seven-day national mourning period following President Hugo Chavez’s death, Jewish schools and institutions shut down and Venezuelans braced themselves for the unknown.
March 6, 2013 8:25pm
Jewish summer camps are making a conscious effort to increase diversity, reaching out to children with disabilities as well as Russian Jews and Israeli Americans.
March 6, 2013 7:19pm
With already high Jewish camp tuition continuing to rise each year, philanthropies are working to keep a potent builder of Jewish identity within reach.
March 5, 2013 3:36pm
If you’ve missed the speeches delivered by the key speakers at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual conference in Washington DC this week then don’t worry, the full text of their addresses are readily available on the Web. Vice President Joe Biden, the highest-ranking official in the U.S. government to attend the gathering…
March 4, 2013 5:50pm
Manuel Trajtenberg, a star of the 2011 social protests in Israel, is throwing his weight behind an $82 million initiative to boost the number of Arabs enrolled in higher education in Israel.
March 4, 2013 4:00pm
Most teachers would call it a day if they managed to get their students to do their homework on time, but Rabbi Motti Miller sets the bar higher. Last year the educator at the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School in Livingston, N.J., asked 11 of his pupils to run a half-marathon in Jerusalem with him…
March 1, 2013 3:16pm
An email attributed to comedian Jon Stewart, in which he supposedly expresses support for the activist group Code Pink, is fake.
February 28, 2013 10:10pm
The Reform movement will honor Rabbi Richard A. Block at an event marking the start of his tenure as president of the Central Conference on American Rabbis (CCAR).