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  • Fifty years ago, Rabbi Joachim Prinz also gave a pretty good speech

    Shortly before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic “I Have a Dream” address, it looked like Rabbi Joachim Prinz had stolen the show with his own speech. If you want insight into why so many American Jews are liberal, take a read (and listen).

  • JTA 5773: It was a good year for some

    NEW YORK (JTA) — Here’s a list of folks who had plenty of people shepping nachos this past year: Yityish Aynaw became the first black winner of the Miss Israel competition entitling her to compete for the title of Miss World in September in Indonesia. Aynaw, who came with her family from Ethiopia at age…

  • Story suggestions wanted: The Lifecyclist & Teen Heroes

    Loyal readers, we need your help. We’re looking for reader suggestions regarding two columns: The Lifecyclist and Teen Heroes.

  • NYC suspends millions in funding to Met Council

    New York City has reportedly suspended all funding to the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty following the firing of its longtime CEO over alleged financial misdeeds.

  • Tabloids: Rapfogel allegedly profited from Met Council scheme

    Reports in the New York Daily News and New York Post suggest that William Rapfogel was pocketing money at the expense of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty.

  • Rabinowitz-Dorf split up

    In our little world of Jewish journalism, the strategic communications firm Rabinowitz/Dorf is a big deal. Well, it was a big deal.

  • Why Monica Lewinsky is so much better than Sydney Leathers

    The tabloid gods have conspired to thrust Sydney Leathers and Monica Lewinsky together in the headlines this week. But these poli-temptresses could not be more different.

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    JTA is seeking an online editor, a feature writer and a Jewish affairs correspondent. Apply now!

  • How do you spell chutzpah? R-y-a-n B-r-a-u-n

    Ryan Braun has accepted a suspension for the rest of the season. But that’s not enough. He should be stripped of “The Hebrew Hammer” title as well. At least until he offers up a real confession.

  • The fight for dot-kosher

    Five kosher certifiers, including the OU and Star-K, are joining together to fight Kosher Marketing Assets (OK Kosher) from scooping up the right to operate and license “dot-kosher.”