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March 6, 2015 4:24pm
Toward the end of his viral bar mitzvah video, Brody Criz says: “It’s all about me.” Which, of course, pretty well sums up the whole thing.
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.