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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.
May 18, 2015 12:02pm
Comparing Rabbi Barry Freundel’s 6 1/2-year sentence with other prison terms doled out to Jews in America for their high-profile crimes.
May 12, 2015 6:24pm
Recently filed court documents offer new details about Rabbi Barry Freundel’s crimes of voyeurism and his life since his arrest last fall.
May 12, 2015 6:06pm
Next month, Yeshivat Maharat will double the number of Orthodox clergywomen in the field, but it’s not clear they can overcome Orthodox unease about women rabbis.
May 12, 2015 12:02am
JTA parses a new survey for the most fascinating findings about American Jewry.
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