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January 26, 2015 11:33am
World Zionist Congress elections began earlier this month and run through April 30. Here’s a primer on what the congress is, how (logistically) to vote, who’s on the ballot, and why you just might want to sign up for PayPal before casting your vote.
January 22, 2015 6:05pm
At times shadowed by scandal, New York power broker Sheldon Silver now finds himself at the center of one with his arrest on bribery charges totaling nearly $4 million.
January 21, 2015 1:15pm
Proceeds from the sale will go toward paying down United Synagogue’s debt, renting new office space and establishing a foundation to fund ongoing programs, the organization said.
January 20, 2015 12:41pm
Alberto Nisman, the indefatigable prosecutor probing the 1994 AMIA Jewish center bombing, turned up dead a day before he was to present evidence implicating the president in a scheme to cover up Iran’s role in the attack.
January 14, 2015 11:56am
In a startling photo, an eight-day-old infant offers his take on metzitzah b’peh. But is it about the new de Blasio regulations, or the controversial penis-sucking rite?
January 12, 2015 4:50pm
The crux of the dispute: Does Diaspora Jewish life have a future?
January 9, 2015 4:40pm
The two sieges that transfixed France and much of the world on Friday epitomize the problem Islamic radicalism poses in the heart of Europe: It’s a danger to civilized society generally, but especially to Jews.
January 7, 2015 5:20pm
A two-week operation to squeeze 40,000 pounds of pomegranates is a small part of the work of a Skverer organization devoted to helping sick Jews.
January 7, 2015 12:03pm
With the extent of the community center’s financial problems now clear, the local federation is recommending that the 59-year-old institution shut its doors.
December 31, 2014 12:19pm
Re-read (or read for the first time) JTA’s top 10 most-read stories of 2014.