March 26, 2006 10:00am
What began more than three years ago as a momentous groundbreaking on a $22 million mosque and Islamic cultural center has turned into a bitter public controversy that has chilled relations between leaders of Boston’s Jewish and Muslim communities.
February 2, 2006 10:00am
Allegations of anti-Semitic bullying of a non-Jewish child at a Massachusetts school raise questions about what constitutes prejudice, anti-Semitism and hate crimes — and how to confront these issues in a small community.
August 11, 2005 9:00am
A group pushing divestment from Israel is back ahead of a state senate election in a Boston suburb.
June 7, 2005 9:00am
As a new survey shows that Me’ah, an intensive Jewish adult education program, is bearing fruit, the program is spreading from Boston across the country.
May 10, 2005 9:00am
A new biography of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is geared toward young adults.
April 21, 2005 9:00am
A team of art historians, working with historians, genealogists, architects and others, has created a model of a wooden Polish shul; they hope one day to recreate the real shul.
January 27, 2005 10:00am
Can you image an Orthodox Bar Mitzvah celebrated in the Arizona desert soon after the Civil War, with a guest list that includes Apache warriors, gun-slinging outlaws and a minyan imported from Tombstone? One Hollywood screenwriter, who is turning his att
January 18, 2005 10:00am
A U.S. program, a joint venture of the American Library Association and a Jewish group known as Nextbook, helps to promote knowledge of Jewish literature.
December 22, 2004 10:00am
After more than a month of debate, aldermen in the city of Somerville, Mass., voted unanimously against a proposal to divestment from Israel.
November 11, 2004 10:00am
In a Boston suburb, locals debate a resolution to divest the city’s retirement fund of its holdings in Israel Bonds.