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May 22, 2015 11:20am
Shalom Lamm is developing a playbook for setting up an American shtetl. The problem is some of his new neighbors in Bloomingburg claim he used bribery, fraud and corruption of public officials to do so.
May 18, 2015 12:02pm
Comparing Rabbi Barry Freundel’s 6 1/2-year sentence with other prison terms doled out to Jews in America for their high-profile crimes.
May 12, 2015 6:24pm
Recently filed court documents offer new details about Rabbi Barry Freundel’s crimes of voyeurism and his life since his arrest last fall.
May 12, 2015 6:06pm
Next month, Yeshivat Maharat will double the number of Orthodox clergywomen in the field, but it’s not clear they can overcome Orthodox unease about women rabbis.
May 12, 2015 12:02am
JTA parses a new survey for the most fascinating findings about American Jewry.
May 5, 2015 3:49pm
One in every 10 freshman at the historically Jewish university is from mainland China — marking a major demographic shift for the suburban Boston school.
May 1, 2015 10:36am
Some of the Israeli groups on the ground in Nepal are getting American Jewish support, but most of the American Jewish money dedicated to earthquake disaster relief is meant to reach Nepal in other ways.
April 29, 2015 12:50pm
If all goes according to plan, Seth Wong and business partner JJ Slatkin’s Denver lab will be trading moldy bagels and racehorse urine for cannabis — lots of it.
April 26, 2015 5:33pm
What happens when a son’s love collides with the immutable facts of history?
April 21, 2015 1:51pm
Those who support the ban say ordaining intermarried rabbis is not an inclusivity issue, as ordaining gay or women rabbis was.