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  • Is Jerusalem in Israel? Supreme Court takes up passport case

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on whether Americans born in Jerusalem should be able to have their birthplace listed as “Israel” on their passports.

  • Survey seeks to paint fuller portrait of ‘chained’ wives

    A new information-gathering campaign will seek to document the number of women who are trapped in religious marriages because their husbands refuse to grant them a Jewish divorce.

  • Man on a mission: Baruch Weiss and the search for justice

    The Talmud-studying attorney, a longtime prosecutor, is now representing clients such as Agriprocessors’ Sholom Rubashkin and AIPAC’s Keith Weissman as a member of a prestigious Washington firm.

  • Don´t think it can´t happen to you´

    Sobering words from an attorney with a unique perspective on his congregation´s harrowing ordeal. The shul became embroiled in a sex abuse scandal — and managed to survive. Mark Itzkowitz had seen it all before — elsewhere.

  • 9/11: Fighting fire with satire

    Appalled by the anti-Semitic conspiracy theories circulating after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, two alternative journalists decided to fight fire with satire.

  • The 9/11 lie that won’t die

    Five years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a host of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories that try to implicate the Jews and Israel continue to circulate.