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October 20, 2014 2:40pm
Rabbi Barry Freundel’s arrest last week wasn’t the first time Washington’s Kesher Israel was ensnared in a sordid crime case.
October 15, 2014 3:40pm
When your mother is the world’s most famous advice columnist you wouldn’t think you’d have to learn any lesson the hard way. But Ann Landers’ daughter had to marry four times before she finally felt she’d gotten it right.
October 15, 2014 2:44pm
In the months before the notorious Jewish husband and wife were executed, numerous overseas rabbis appealed for clemency. But hardly any American rabbis did — and Israel’s Sephardic chief rabbi immediately said he regretted it.
October 15, 2014 12:10pm
The recently arrested rabbi was one of three religious leaders who agreed to appear on the humor show, apparently unaware they would be pummeled with outrageous questions.
October 13, 2014 5:52pm
For those on-the-go types who prefer to travel through, rather than to, their very temporary dwelling.
October 8, 2014 5:13pm
In 1920s and ’30s Europe, Jews — including Theodor Herzl’s son — were leaving Judaism en masse.
October 7, 2014 12:46pm
It’s never too late to graduate from high school. Just ask Henry Friedman, who will get his diploma Wednesday.
October 5, 2014 11:37am
Eliezer Ben-Yehuda was the father of modern Hebrew. He was also the father of Ittamar Ben-Avi, who had his own ideas.
September 29, 2014 5:35pm
Could the twin appearance of Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner soften the hearts of Jews who refuse to buy German cars?
September 24, 2014 1:21pm
Just one year after Sandy Koufax famously sat out the World Series on Yom Kippur, “Fiddler” fired a Jewish actress for failing to work on the High Holidays.