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April 6, 2014 2:00am
When Jonathan Pollard was sentenced to life 27 years ago, American Jews and Israelis differed in their reactions.
April 3, 2014 2:37pm
Despite rumors of their demise, the prime minister’s handcrafted matzahs are perfectly kosher and will end up on someone’s seder table, a Chabad spokesman says.
April 3, 2014 11:51am
Mobilized by the death of two colleagues’ son, 73 rabbis gave up their hair to raise money for pediatric cancer research.
April 2, 2014 1:17pm
In February a Jordanian named Yitzhak Rabin enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces. Now, an African American convert to Judaism in Jerusalem has officially changed his name to Barack Obama.
April 1, 2014 6:50pm
With the peace process in peril and discussions floating about freeing Jonathan Pollard, releasing Palestinian prisoners and freezing settlements, Benjamin Netanyahu was baking matzah.
March 30, 2014 12:30pm
Releasing prisoners has been a frequent bargaining chip and confidence-building measure in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
March 27, 2014 3:40pm
A science camp struggling to attract girls and an entrepreneurial one seeking to boost enrollment turn to financial incentives.
March 18, 2014 4:05pm
The Austrian-born woman talked the Gestapo into releasing her husband, caught a last-minute boat to China and eventually ended up in a rent-controlled Manhattan apartment.
March 14, 2014 12:22pm
Nickolay Lamm, the 25-year-old behind the Lammily doll, insists he is not trying to pick a fight with the iconic Mattel toy.
March 13, 2014 5:15pm
The slain Hasidic landlord’s name was chosen from a charity raffle he had entered last year.