Participants in the first Covenant Journey trip to Israel visit the City of David archeological site in Jerusalem.

Introducing Birthright for Evangelical Christians

A new program called Covenant Journey aims to bring thousands of young evangelical Christians to the Holy Land. Is it just a vacation or will it build a lifelong commitment to Israel?


				
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 Librarian David Kraemer examines a volume in the Jewish Theological Seminary's rare book room.

JTS Puts Rare Gutenberg Bible on Block Amid Fiscal Woes

The Jewish Theological Seminary plans to sell portions of a prized 1455 Gutenberg Bible at auction in the latest sign that the school is grappling with a long-running financial crisis.

Canada Jewry Takes a Sharp Turn to Right Republicans Can Only Dream About

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper trumpets his unswerving support of Israel. Could the Conservative’s stand cement Jewish support in the looming national election — and why is politics so different north of the border?

Steve Gutow Steps Down at JCPA

The head of the Jewish community’s grassroots umbrella organization on policy issues is stepping down after 10 years.

The 2 We Lost in the Philadelphia Amtrak Train Crash

The Amtrak train that hurtled off the tracks in Philadelphia left a trail of broken bodies and dreams. Among the dead are at least two Jews, both with inspirational life stories.