Larry Yudelson


Anonymous to the Rescue for Lincoln Square Synagogue

By Larry Yudelson

An anonymous donor has offered $20 million to Manhattan’s Lincoln Square Synagogue to enable it to complete construction on its new building just one month after cost overruns had threatened to abort the project in midstream.Read More


Keeping It Local in Northern N.J.

By Larry Yudelson

There is also no suspense. Democratic Congressman Steve Rothman is expected to be comfortably reelected, as are the county officials who are also up for re-election. The hotly contested gubernatorial campaign was last year; the town elections, which bring out tensions between the Orthodox and other sections of this diverse town, are held in April.Read More


Newly Ordained Find the 2010 Spiritual Job Market a Tough Place To Sell Their Wares

By Larry Yudelson

Newly Ordained Find the 2010 Spiritual Job Market a Tough Place To Sell Their Wares
Last fall, Rabbi Lennard Thal gave an uncharacteristic warning to senior rabbinical students at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, the seminary that trains Reform rabbis: Consider options other than the pulpit for your rabbinic career.Read More


N.J. School May Get Hebrew Track

By Larry Yudelson

A school district in New Jersey may become the first in the nation to create a Hebrew-language immersion track in a public school — and to supplement it with voluntary after-school religious classes paid for by parents in space rented from the district.Read More



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