August 24, 2007 9:00am
Less than 48 hours after classes began at the nation’s only Jewish-oriented charter school, officials in Broward County, Fla., issued a command of their own: Thou shalt not teach Hebrew, at least for the time being.
August 22, 2007 9:00am
As Jews increasingly flock to Communist China to take advantage of booming business opportunities there, the Jewish presence in democratic Taiwan is disappearing. But an 89-year-old rabbi in Taipei is doing all he can to stem the tide.
July 29, 2007 9:00am
An Israeli company will build what is being called the world’s largest solar energy facility.
July 27, 2007 9:00am
America’s first Jewish-themed, taxpayer-funded charter school is set to open Aug. 20, and already it is sparking heated debates in South Florida over the separation of church and state.
July 3, 2007 9:00am
Jews and Greeks are banding together to save an old synagogue from the wrecking ball, perhaps even packing up the entire building and floating it up a waterway to another county.
June 25, 2007 9:00am
Joel Weinstein, a Jewish physician from Pennsylvania, recently took part in a medical mission to Syria.
June 7, 2007 9:00am
Syrians say they have respect for the Jewish religion but ‘hate’ Israel – even if it returns the Golan Heights.
May 7, 2007 9:00am
Neither tight security nor the threat of a terrorist attack could stop some 5,000 Jews from celebrating the annual Ghriba pilgrimage on the Tunisian island of Djerba.
January 18, 2007 10:00am
A Catholic, Havana-born drummer combined klezmer music with Cuban salsa, and is now attracting a large Jewish audience.
December 19, 2006 10:00am
For a man who says he could be condemned to death as early as next month, Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury is surprisingly calm. His crime: calling for diplomatic ties between his native Bangladesh and the State of Israel.