February 25, 2003 10:00am
In the wake of protests by the liberal religious movements, the Jewish Agency for Israel’s Board of Governors voted Tuesday to restore a total of $305,000 for the Conservative and Reform movements in Israel that the agency’s Budget and Finance
February 25, 2003 10:00am
In an New York Orthodox minyan in a musty basement sanctuary on a recent wintry day, some of France’s leading Catholic thinkers gathered in the shul’s faded glory to ponder American Jewish history.
February 24, 2003 10:00am
The United Jewish Communities’ decision to take over its Renaissance and Renewal department, which had been run by the Jewish Education Service of North America, is the latest change in the federation movement’s central organization.
February 4, 2003 10:00am
Michael Steinhardt addressed a gathering of major Jewish donors and Jewish communal and day school professionals and asserted “We haven’t convinced the general Jewish population of the value of a Jewish education.” The partnership seeks
February 2, 2003 10:00am
American Jews have hawkish views on Iraq and terror, according to a recent American Jewish Committee survey. The survey also found continued strong Democratic leanings, though a recent survey from a Hebrew University professor found deep Republicans inroa
January 28, 2003 10:00am
The much-heralded National Jewish Population Survey 2000-2001 will likely be released by mid-April despite “limitations,” according to the United Jewish Communities. That prediction came after the UJC received the first report of an internal r
January 15, 2003 10:00am
Israel Education Month, which starts Jan. 19, involves an unprecedented array of Jewish and Israeli organizations who hope to return study about Israel to the center of the American Jewish educational agenda.
January 14, 2003 10:00am
Rabbi Steven Dworken, executive vice president of the Orthodox rabbinical group, died at age 58. He was praised as a mensch – a straightforward, soft-spoken man less concerned with political activism or political maneuvering than with counseling rab
December 3, 2002 10:00am
For the first time in more than 10 years, the Supreme Court has acted on a menorah case. Chabad won the right to light a menorah in Cincinnati’s landmark Fountain Square in the latest round of their battles for the right to erect menorahs.
November 26, 2002 10:00am
Jewish and Christian organizations, lending a religious seal to the environmental movement, aim to steer the United States away from its dependence on foreign oil and penchant for gas-guzzling SUVs.
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