December 9, 2014 5:47pm
The stabbing of a young rabbinical student highlights the vulnerability of many large yeshivas and synagogues.
April 16, 2008 9:00am
A rabbi and his wife killed in a raging house fire were being remembered for growing their suburban New York synagogue into a major Modern Orthodox congregation and creating a network of close friendships.
March 20, 2006 10:00am
Cartoons have become the newest battleground between Jew and anti-Semite. And the Jews are putting anti-hatred on the drawing board.
June 6, 2004 9:00am
An Orthodox synagogue in New York has become the first congregation in the United States to employ a female legal expert trained to respond to women’s concerns on issues such as sexuality, menstrual cycles and fertility problems.
March 9, 2004 10:00am
Margaret Tishman, a longtime Jewish community lay leader and philanthropist who helped guide the merger that produced UJA-Federation of New York, died at 84.
November 19, 2003 10:00am
Rifka Rosenwein, a journalist whose monthly column in the New York Jewish Week over the last seven years chronicled her personal life as a suburban wife and mother — and eventually her battle against a rare form of cancer — died at age 42.
November 18, 2003 10:00am
Laurence Tisch, who died in New York at age 80 after a 15-month battle with cancer, is being remembered as a self-made billionaire and philanthropist, a family man and communal leader in the Jewish community.
February 21, 2001 10:00am
NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (JTA) – For years, the phone calls would come from people identifying themselves as advertising sellers for the Jewish World News. They would take orders, at exorbitant rates, for a newspaper that essentially didn’t exist. For years Robert Cohn, editor in chief of The St. Louis Jewish Light, would console fellow…