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July 2, 2014 10:43am
Talk about biblical criticism: A Hasidic girls school in New York is using a Bible that has been edited to omit risque stories in the Book of Genesis.
July 1, 2014 5:45pm
The absence of a living, speaking, guiding leader has transformed Chabad in both subtle and fundamental ways.
June 19, 2014 11:30am
After the loss of their daughter Ayelet to a rare bone marrow disease, Hindy Poupko and Seth Galena faced a serious dilemma when it came to having another child.
June 19, 2014 11:24am
A special committee appointed in the wake of the Claims Conference fraud scandal is weighing several different options for a future when no more Holocaust survivors are left.
June 17, 2014 5:31pm
Disparate elements of the American Jewish community are uniting over the plight of the three teens abducted in the West Bank.
June 16, 2014 3:34pm
With a treasure trove of artifacts, correspondence, photos and audio, an exhibit at the New-York Historical Society tells the story of 100 years at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.
June 16, 2014 10:26am
Two and a half years after they chronicled the death of their 2-year-old daughter on a blog they called Ayelet Nation, Hindy Poupko and Seth Galena welcomed a new baby boy into the family.
June 9, 2014 4:54pm
At one Chabad yeshiva, issues with sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll are not swept under rug.
June 3, 2014 10:55am
The speech by haredi Orthodox leader Rabbi Yaakov Perlow assailing non-Orthodox Judaism, which has made headlines in recent days, is just the latest in a long line of Orthodox condemnations of non-Orthodox Judaism.
June 2, 2014 6:46pm
The Jewish community of Wilkes-Barre is shrinking, down to 1,800 at last count. So why is it spending millions of dollars to build a new Jewish community campus?