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  • Group aims to bolster Hebrew literacy

    Hebrew literacy is in sharp decline among American Jews — and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture is working to change that.

  • Gay pride fest rescheduled

    A controversial gay pride celebration, slated for Jerusalem this August, has been postponed for a year so it won’t overlap with Israel’s planned Gaza withdrawal.

  • Rabbi attends Tehran conference

    A rabbi who attended a conference on the environment in Iran says it gave him a chance to share the Jewish perspective on environmental issues that unite all mankind.

  • Teen helps devastated N.J. family

    When disaster struck an Orthodox family in New Jersey, a local teen took the lead in raising money to help them.

  • NYC rabbi helps tsunami victims

    A New York rabbi on the board of the American Jewish World Service can’t forget some of the people he saw on a trip to India shortly after the Southeast Asian tsunami.

  • Middle East conflict comes to campus

    New Jersey Solidarity, which plans to host a national student conference of the Palestine Solidarity Movement at New Jersey’s Rutgers University, is raising hackles among students and Jewish leaders.