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July 6, 2015 5:45pm
Among American Orthodox converts, the RCA report shows, 78 percent are women, 72 percent are ages 20-39, 45 percent have Jewish ancestry and 80 percent cite “spiritual-intellectual search” as their reason for converting.
June 30, 2015 4:09pm
At stake in the development of the offshore natural gas deposits may be nothing less than the health of the Israeli economy.
June 29, 2015 4:09pm
Going from kosher to kosher style.
June 16, 2015 2:17pm
Foxman, who is stepping down after nearly 30 years at the helm, had an uncanny ability to turn someone who had crossed the anti-Semitism line into a friend of the Jews.
June 12, 2015 11:24am
Rabbi Marc Schneier says he apologized for the shame he brought to the Rabbinical Council of America following reports of an extra-marital affair. But the RCA says it never got the message.
June 10, 2015 5:18pm
Stephen Kaufer runs an $11 billion travel website. But he prefers to stay close to his Boston-area home with his Brady Bunch-like family of 10.
June 3, 2015 5:14pm
Jesse Appell, one of only a handful of stand-up comedians in China, is the rare foreigner who gets Chinese culture — except when he doesn’t.
May 27, 2015 5:14pm
Two Houston synagogues and countless Jewish homes were damaged in floods that overwhelmed America’s fourth-largest city.
May 26, 2015 4:12pm
A proposed education tax credit program for New York could deliver tens of millions in public money to cash-strapped Jewish day school families.
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.
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