With Greece in Crisis, Jews Struggle To Stay Afloat

With their country on the verge of bankruptcy, Greek Jews are struggling. How will the poor and elderly community members, including many Holocaust survivors, make ends meet?


After Charleston, Houses of Worship Debate Saving Souls vs. Saving Lives

American churches and mosques are struggling to balance welcome and wariness following the Charleston shooting. Jews, it turns out, are different.


Why Is This Fourth of July Different From All The Others?

As Independence Day, the fast of Tammuz and Shabbat all coincide, American Jews have the opportunity to both celebrate our religious freedom and retrace what we did when it was threatened.


Did Jewish Groups Push Too Hard on N.Y. Education Tax Credit?

In a rare show of unity, the UJA-Federation joined with the Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox to back tuition tax credits in New York. The initiative failed. Are aggressive tactics to blame?


A Nice Jewish Guy Built A Booming Fireworks Business. Then the Tsarnaev Brothers Walked In.

Bruce Zoldan built a $100 million Jewish fireworks company from the trunk of his mother’s car. Business was booming — until the Tsarnaev brothers walked in as they plotted the Boston Marathon terror attack.

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