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Tamar Epstein found two Orthodox rabbis willing to help her remarry even though her husband wouldn’t give her a ‘get.’ But her status in the Jewish community — and the fate of any children she may have — is anything but settled.


Yad Vashem Names Hero U.S. Soldier a 'Righteous Gentile' for First Time

An American G.I. for the first time has been recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations for rescuing Jewish soldiers in World War II.

With Israeli-EU Relations Strained, Netanyahu Looks Toward Asia

Israel is considering “an eastern option if things don’t go the right way with Europe and the United States,” a former foreign ministry head says. That means strengthening ties with India and the rest of Asia.


Will Ezra Schwartz Murder Cause Schools To Rethink Security in Israel?

Ezra Schwartz, who was studying abroad for a year, was murdered by terrorists during a trip to an Israeli settlement in the West Bank. Will the killing spur educational programs to tighten security policies — and how?


Why Were 2 Homeless Men Found Dead at Brooklyn Jewish Elementary School?

Despite its executives’ checkered record, Jewish agencies saw no problem in referring homeless men to the seedy boarding house with an elementary school below. Then, two men turned up dead at Yeshiva Gedolah Academy.

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