Israeli Cop Who Feuded With Rabbi Pinto Commits Suicide

The July 5 suicide of a top Israeli police official is the second high-profile death of a person in conflict with Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto, the controversial and influential Israeli celebrity rabbi.

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Is Israel's Medical Marijuana Leader Coming to America?

Israel’s leading producer of medical marijuana is joining a local group vying for a coveted license to distribute the drug in New York State.

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Campus: Dov Stein, head of academics at Michigan Jewish Institute, stands outside the entrance to The Shul, a $6 million synagogue in West Bloomfield, where some MJI classes are held.

Michigan Jewish Institute Raided by Federal Agents Amid Fiscal and Academic Questions

Federal agents raided the offices of a Jewish college that has prospered from millions of dollars in federal aid even though almost all of its students live in Israel and hardly any of them graduate.

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Can This Rabbinic Revolutionary Make Hebrew Israelites Mainstream?

With the ascent of a new chief rabbi, the Hebrew Israelites seem poised to reach out to mainstream Jewry. But finding acceptance is another matter.

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Burt Shavitz, Burt's Bees Founder, Dies at 80

Burt Shavitz, the Jewish beekeeper and co-founder of the Burt’s Bees cosmetics company, has died.

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