Woman Who Left Hasidic Community Jumps to Death From Rooftop Bar

Faigy Mayer, 30, was a promising tech entrepreneur who left the Hasidic world, but also grappled with depression. She plunged 20 stories to her death from a rooftop bar in Manhattan’s trendy Flatiron District.

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Is There a Brighter Future for Reform Judaism in Israel?

Judaism’s most liberal movement faces slights from Orthodox officials and skepticism from secular Israelis in its quest for authenticity in the Jewish state. Can it reinvent itself — and grow its numbers?

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Meet Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's Jewish Wingman

Donald Trump has been losing friends left and right since his campaign kickoff in June. But one buddy is standing by his man: special counsel Michael Cohen.

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Jessica Zimet and her daughter Aviah in Tel Aviv.

Baby Boomlet Hits Israel — 9 Months After Gaza

Nine months after the Gaza War, some started noticing a post-war baby boom in Israel. Are the crowded maternity wards due to soldiers who ‘missed their wives’ — or just plain boredom?

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Can Jay Dardenne Become the First Jewish Governor of Louisiana?

Jay Dardenne isn’t trumpeting his roots as he battles to become Louisiana’s first Jewish governor. But the moderate Republican insists his faith guides his life — and politics.

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