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Ever since Rabbi Avi Weiss began training female clergy and appointing them to leadership positions, he’s been mired in controversy. Graduates of his women’s seminary in Riverdale have … more
JERUSALEM — An ancient Roman theater was uncovered during excavations of the Western Wall tunnels in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority said in a statement Monday. The … more
During the New York City mayoral election of 1969, the incumbent mayor, John V. Lindsay, found himself in an electoral jam for re-election. Having just lost … more
It’s affixed upon the doorpost. It’s wooden, thin and rectangular, but with rounded corners. It’s meant to fulfill a biblical commandment. And it bears a verse from the Gospel of … more
My father had energy that was larger than life. He protected us and made his presence known when he was healthy, sick and now, even after he passed away this summer. He loved G-d, his family and … more
The Canadian government has announced it will correct a memorial plaque at its new National Holocaust Monument, which spoke of the “millions of men, women and children during the … more
TEL AVIV — Israelis aren’t particularly amused by teenagers dressing as clowns and lurking after dark. In fact, the costumed young people have caused a nationwide panic. Since just … more
CHICAGO — Three days after a gunman killed 58 people in Las Vegas, a post in a Facebook group for Chicago Jews displayed a blurry photo of survivors fleeing the bullets. Next to it was a flier … more
After 70 years of studying the Holocaust, historians still don’t know the exact circumstances of the tragic fate that befell two of the best-known victims of the Holocaust era: Anne Frank and … more
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America on Monday welcomes new Department of Health and Human Services guidelines that will expand the ability of employers to exempt their companies … more
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