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April 24, 2015 12:33pm
Conflicts over prayer at the holy site began almost as soon as Israel’s Six-Day War victory made the area accessible to Jews.
April 21, 2015 5:11pm
Seven visual perspectives of one of Israel’s most solemn days.
From the Archive: As first lady, Hillary was a prized Jewish keynoter — until she kissed Suha ArafatApril 17, 2015 11:58am
During a 1993 speech at the Reform movement biennial conference, Clinton drew on the Torah portion and Maimonides to make the case for her doomed health care plan.
April 15, 2015 4:46pm
For those expecting scintillating viewing, Trebitsch’s lectures are a far cry from the episode that a crime show may produce one day based on his case, or even from a TED talk.
April 13, 2015 4:26pm
Gunter Grass was once thought to be a “known anti-Nazi during World War II” and was an honored guest of the Israeli government. Later, his Waffen-SS past caught up with him, and his poetry angered many Israelis.
April 8, 2015 1:53pm
The author of “All Who Go Do Not Return” speaks with JTA about Hasidic culture, first transgressions and how a new generation of formerly haredi Orthodox Jews is defying stereotypes.
April 7, 2015 1:32pm
While real abductions are far more common, there have been some interesting fraudulent ones in Israel and the Diaspora.
April 2, 2015 5:06pm
The price tag for the leavened foods from state-owned companies, the prison service and Israel’s national emergency supply? $5,000.
April 2, 2015 4:26pm
Riskin’s Obama-Haman comparison was neither the rabbi’s first harsh critique of a U.S. president nor his first time walking back a provocative comment.
March 31, 2015 3:43pm
Why, less than a week before Passover, did Rabbi Shlomo Riskin slam Obama with a Haman comparison rather than a Pharaoh one?