Wunderkind Chase Harrison Takes Spot on New Jersey Town's Board of Ed

After a Facebook-fueled campaign, Chase Harrison was voted onto the Millburn, N.J., school board. Oh, and he just turned 18 — making him the youngest official ever in the state.

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Yeshiva U. Faces Growing Fiscal Crisis Amid Downgrades and Abuse Suit

Anxiety is building at Yeshiva University as rumors swirl of looming cuts to address a financial crisis spawned by yawning deficits and a $380 million sex abuse lawsuit.

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Marc Schneier Gets Married (Again!) — and RCA May Move To Resolve Dispute

Rabbi-to-the-stars Marc Schneier has tied the knot for the fifth time. Can an Orthodox rabbinical group now resolve a dispute stemming from the breakup of his last marriage?

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Brant Rosen, Suburban Chicago Rabbi, Doubles as Firebrand Critic of Israel

Brant Rosen looks every bit like a plain vanilla suburban Chicago rabbi. He doubles as a firebrand critic of Israel — and his congregation has stood by him through thick and thin.

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Protest Slams Washington Jewish Funeral Home Merger — Fear Higher Costs

Standing in front of an empty coffin carrying signs reading “I can’t afford to die,” leaders of the Washington Jewish community staged a protest outside the offices of the Federal Trade Commission urging it to protect Jewish burial from an expected rate hike following a planned merger of two funeral conglomerates.

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