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March 3, 2015 12:01pm
In 2002, the actor best known for his role on “Star Trek,” generated a small storm with his black-and-white photographs of women clad in nothing but prayer shawls and tefillin.
February 25, 2015 11:48am
A report earlier this week falsely alleging that Israel opened dams in the South in order to unleash floods upon Gaza’s already beleaguered residents has released a torrent of puns, while providing more ammunition for Israel’s critics.
February 12, 2015 1:07pm
From the show “Weeds” to the Green Leaf political party, Jews have a long and complicated relationship with marijuana.
February 12, 2015 10:50am
Journalist Bob Simon, who died last night in a car accident, had a brush with death almost 25 years earlier.
February 12, 2015 10:37am
A Haaretz article implies there is something untoward about the Israeli government allocating funds to American Hebrew charter schools. But is there really?
February 10, 2015 3:47pm
In a YouTube video, residents of L.A.’s Jewish Home dole out contradictory tips for finding love.
February 8, 2015 10:32pm
Over 20,000 Jews fled to Shanghai during World War II. While they found shelter from the Nazis, it was hardly a Shangri-La.
February 5, 2015 3:54pm
The announced shutdown of New York-based FEGS amid uncertainty at another major Jewish agency, the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, leaves the region’s social service sector and Jewish community reeling.
February 4, 2015 4:16pm
The new Manhattan day school is serving children who advocates say are not getting the support they need in existing Jewish schools.
February 1, 2015 2:41pm
Today, Auschwitz is the most potent symbol of the Holocaust. But the liberation itself, on Jan. 27, 1945, got virtually no press coverage, at least not in the American media.