July 29, 2015 1:00pm
While some Jews seek out Jewish eggs to ensure that their babies are “kosher” with rabbinic authorities, most just want their offspring to be like them, officials at egg banks agreed.
July 24, 2015 4:29pm
Jamison Eberstein was born with a rare disorder called Cockayne syndrome, which explains her small size and short life expectancy — but not her enthusiasm for life.
February 19, 2015 1:12pm
The former rabbi at a prominent Washington synagogue pleaded guilty to 52 counts of misdemeanor voyeurism and could be sentenced to a maximum penalty of 52 years in prison.
May 22, 2013 4:57pm
Jacob Ostreicher, a haredi Orthodox father of five who has been under house arrest for nearly two years in Bolivia, does not believe he will ever be free and is despondent, his wife says.
April 25, 2013 5:57pm
Jack Kay, a longtime contributor to numerous Jewish causes in the United States and in Israel, has died.
April 17, 2013 7:21pm
Top Israeli biofuel researchers are in the United States for a weeklong dialogue with scientists and government officials.
April 12, 2013 11:13am
President Obama named Eric Schwartz, a dean at the University of Minnesota, to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.
April 11, 2013 2:40pm
Twenty-three national Jewish organizations signed on to a letter to the U.S. Senate urging members to pass gun control legislation.
April 11, 2013 2:32pm
Carrying signs reading “Don’t Deport My Bubbe” and “What Would Moses Do?,” demonstrators representing several Jewish organizations participated in the Rally for Citizenship in Washington.
April 10, 2013 10:38am
Rabbi Samuel Gordon and Maureen Schulman were appointed to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council.
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