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  • Shakeup at top of Jewish Agency continues

    The Jewish Agency for Israel has continued a rearrangement of the organization’s top professionals, as it announced Monday that Alan Hoffman would take over as its director general. Hoffman will take over JAFI’s second in command for Moshe Vigdor, who announced in December that he was resigning to become the director-general of Israel’s Council for Higher… More ▸

  • Shabby treatment for Women of the Wall

    To the Editor: I am writing as a friend of Israel, but rather disappointed. Recent events in Israel, most notably those dealing with women at the Kotel, have dramatically highlighted the fact that in many ways, non-Orthodox streams of Jewish life have less freedom and are treated rather poorly in Israel, having fewer religious freedoms… More ▸