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