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December 2, 2015 2:01pm
The U.S. repeatedly declined to take in large numbers of Jewish refugees before and during the Holocaust, even when existing laws allowed for it.
December 1, 2015 12:17pm
Within the space of less than a week, Silver, the former New York Assembly speaker, was found guilty on seven counts of corruption charges, while his old pal Rapfogel, the disgraced Met Council chief, was released from prison.
November 30, 2015 3:37pm
Conservative synagogues are more than twice as likely to have a cantor as an associate rabbi, a new survey found.
November 23, 2015 3:21pm
With the New England Patriots observing a moment of silence before their game to memorialize Ezra Schwartz, here’s look at the NFL owner’s impressive record of Jewish philanthropy.
November 23, 2015 11:34am
The mayor of the suburban town was secretly recorded in March saying he would vote against all Jewish-submitted building permits, according to a newspaper report.
November 20, 2015 10:29am
Conservative leaders are trying to appeal to a new generation of American Jews without compromising their core values or becoming a Reform near-facsimile.
November 19, 2015 11:56am
Joel collected the compensation just months after he publicly took a modest salary cut in deference to Yeshiva University’s fiscal crisis.
November 17, 2015 2:10pm
For decades, America’s kosher grape juice market has been dominated by Kedem, whose sweet libations come in concord, blush, white, peach, diet and a variety of sparkling flavors.
November 16, 2015 5:16pm
There were a plethora of new offerings at the the annual Kosherfest food trade show, including myriad ways to fake bacon.
November 12, 2015 5:06pm
The rise of ISIS and the Iranian threat offer an opportunity for Israel and moderate Arab states to work together — and renew Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, Israel’s opposition leader said.
- Some 30 Jewish institutions across US targeted in second wave of bomb threats
- Popular neo-Nazi blogger resigns over revelation his wife is Jewish
- At the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, a virtual encounter with a Syrian refugee
- Jewish Democratic activist resigns from Maryland golf club over Obama membership debate
- Obama told Trump that embassy move to Jerusalem could be ‘explosive’