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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?
May 27, 2014 5:11pm
A group of parents is hoping for some good news to help Conservative Jews in suburban Boston move on from a rabbi sex scandal and day school closure.
May 15, 2014 10:13am
Since JTA’s story in March on Winnipeg Jewry’s program to recruit Jews from overseas, Winnipeg’s federation has been bombarded with inquiries from potential newcomers.