Toby Axelrod (JTA)

In Europe, Growing Number of Jewish Communal Leaders Are Women

Hanna Lorer, 80, a leading member of this small Jewish community in the Balkans, had never met a female rabbi or cantor until this summer.

Strong Germany-Iran Economic Ties Trouble Activists

Shareholder meetings usually are about profits. But at the scheduled May 15 meeting in Munich of Linde AG, a chemical company, a group of activists is expected to take the floor with a simple message: Don’t do business with Iran.