Kosher Meat Still Slaughtered Inhumanely

American consumers buy millions of pounds of glatt kosher beef slaughtered overseas using inhumane methods. A Forward probe asks why it is certified as kosher.


Jews and Latinos Seek Common Ground

Jews and Latinos have a strong, if somewhat uneasy, alliance in Los Angeles politics. With Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa leaving office, Jewish candidates are aiming to replace him.

Weiner Costumes Selling Fast for Halloween

Just when you thought it was safe to go trick-or-treating, an anatomically appropriate Anthony Weiner costume is selling fast for Halloween. Yikes!

'Righteous' Moved to Israel After Saving Jews in Holocaust

Saving Jews during the Holocaust earned them the name ‘Righteous Gentiles.’ Some took their love of the Jewish people one step further by immigrating to Israel.


Alan van Capelle Named to Lead Social Justice Group

Alan van Capelle, a well-connected political activist with roots in the labor and gay and lesbian rights movements, will become president and CEO of the recently merged Progressive Jewish Alliance and Jewish Funds for Justice, the group announced October 3.

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