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September 11, 2013 2:27pm
While more than a dozen prominent Jewish organizations have formally signed on to an effort to send aid to Syrian war refugees in Jordan, most don’t seem to be doing much to help.
September 11, 2013 1:56pm
Whether as a matter of survival or principle, a growing number of Jewish day schools are opening up their doors to non-Jewish students.
September 4, 2013 10:26am
A JTA story about ex-Congressman Peter Deutsch, the founder of the Ben Gamla Hebrew charter schools in Florida, has ignited a fierce debate in Hollywood, Fla., about religion and state.
August 28, 2013 10:19am
Chris Matthews was dead wrong when he declared that Hitler didn’t use chemical weapons during World War II.
August 27, 2013 3:06pm
Skeleton racer Bradley Chalupski has been training for the Olympic Games since immigrating to Israel last year, but the qualifiers and the Israeli Olympic Committee still stand in his way.
August 26, 2013 1:47pm
The only Jewish day school in New Orleans is down to 29 students, only about half of whom are Jewish. But the federation leader says the school’s struggles are not representative of the community’s overall health.
August 23, 2013 1:00pm
Jewish liberals seemed to have a good year in 5773, while Orthodox leaders and institutions found themselves on the defensive. But demographic trends suggest that the Jewish communities in the United States and Israel are growing less liberal.
August 20, 2013 11:20am
Jewish fans of “Breaking Bad,” fear not: There’s finally a Jewish angle to the show.
August 6, 2013 2:45pm
Today, the very notion of fighting a battle against intermarriage in America seems as likely to succeed as a war against rain: It’s going to happen, like it or not. The question is how to react.
August 1, 2013 4:17pm
If you want to lead a major Reform Jewish organization, here’s a piece of advice: Join the Westchester Reform Temple.