Chavie Lieber

Medical Ethics Program Takes Aim at BRCA 'Jewish' Gene Mutation

Angelina Jolie’s decision to have breast cancer surgery struck a nerve in the Jewish world. A new medical ethics program is taking a second look at the risks of the BRCA gene mutation.

Rav Ovadia Yosef's Mission to Free Agunot

Amid the mourning of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, his efforts to help ‘chained’ wives must not be overlooked. He helped more than 1,000 agunot remarry after the Yom Kippur War.

Power Tools: Participants in Tivnu?s week-long program, a predecessor to the gap year, saw lumber for a housing project.

Jewish Gap-Year Program Opens in Portland

A new social justice program teaches teens construction skills and Jewish texts. It’s designed for those who want to take time off before college, without journeying to Israel.