A controversial bill to appoint a monitor for an Orthodox-dominated upstate New York school board has drawn intense backlash. Has an unusual coalition succeeded in killing the measure?
Rabbi Marc Schneier says the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of America reneged on a deal to dismiss charges against him if he apologized for an extramarital affair. Was the prominent rabbi ‘set up’ — or is he trying to explain away scandalous behavior?
The abrupt layoff of all editorial staffers at Philadelphia’s Jewish Exponent, the second-oldest Jewish newspaper in America, has highlighted the dire situation of local Jewish publications struggling to stay afloat.
Orange telecom CEO Stephane Richard was set to arrive in Israel to “clarify the misunderstanding” over his recent remarks about Israel.
Barry Freundel, Michael Broyde, Jonathan Rosenblatt, Barry Starr. Who is supposed to watch over rabbis when they cross ethical or criminal lines — and are they doing their job properly?