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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.
April 16, 2015 4:27pm
Hummus is now available at nearly every supermarket in the country – not to mention at airports, NFL stadiums and in large tubs at Costco.
April 16, 2015 4:12pm
The inventor of a new light switch for use on Shabbat has raised more than $45,000 toward a $50,000 fundraising goal in just three days.
April 14, 2015 8:07pm
For a musical comedy that traffics in stereotypes and has a weak score, the show that opened on Broadway on April 14 is surprisingly funny.
April 14, 2015 5:33pm
Read about David Ben-Gurion’s role in inventing Israeli couscous, the descendants of Nazis who live in Israel and the British royal buried in Jerusalem.
April 8, 2015 3:18pm
From conga drums to guitars, keyboards, woodwinds and strings, instruments are playing an increasingly central role in Conservative worship. But the practice is not without controversy.