Touro Synagogue, a 450-year-old congregation in Newport, Rhode Island, is fighting two wars. One is against Congregation Shearith Israel of New York. The other is against its community’s demise.
Barry Freundel, Michael Broyde, Jonathan Rosenblatt, Barry Starr. Who is supposed to watch over rabbis when they cross ethical or criminal lines — and are they doing their job properly?
A tony New York congregation is standing by its troubled rabbi.
The spiritual leader of a tony congregation in the Hamptons, has been expelled from the Rabbinical Council of America over allegations of an illicit affair with a congregant, the Forward has learned.
B’nai B’rith International’s dream of a D.C. Jewish museum is dead. But, after 13 years in storage in suburban Maryland, the famed Klutznick collection will finally go back on public view — 500 miles away in Cincinnati.
Two of America’s most venerable synagogues are set for a courtroom battle over a pair of silver Torah bells valued at $7 million. The nasty fight could determine whether one of the congregations survives.
Manny Waks has become known as the face of the sex abuse scandal that has gripped Australia. He traveled to Brooklyn this month to confront the man he says abused him a quarter-century ago.
Firebrand Pamela Geller is vowing to push ahead with another event showcasing caricatures of the Prophet Muhammed — even after radical gunmen attacked the first one.
Once derided as a crackpot, Pamela Geller has a bulging budget and rising support for her anti-Islam message. After the weekend shootings in Texas, could she take center stage in a national debate over faith and freedom?