The former British chief rabbi was being honored by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a Washington-based public interest law firm that’s been busy representing clients — such as Hobby Lobby — who say their religious freedoms are being trampled by the government.
Historian Jonathan Sarna, who was hospitalized after collapsing on a trip to his daughter’s Yale graduation, was said to be improving on Wednesday. But his condition is still critical.
A Jewish Boy Scout leader from Long Island and a Brooklyn rabbi were among some 71 people arrested in the New York City area.
Jonathan Sarna, a leading scholar of American Jewish history and a professor at Brandeis University, is in critical condition at Yale New Haven hospital, the hospital confirmed.
Arthur Gelb, the New York Times managing editor whose arts sensibility and journalistic vigor molded the paper for decades, died Tuesday at age 90 of complications from a stroke, his son said.