Filene's Closing Ends Unusual Legacy

This is the last holiday shopping season for Filene’s Basement, the iconic discount retailer. The century-old chain started as a Jewish merchant’s unusual experiment in capitalism.

Orthodox Rabbis Oppose Gay Marriage

More than 100 Orthodox rabbis have signed onto a statement in opposition to same sex weddings, saying that gay marriage is a ‘desecration of Torah values.’


Gingrich Vows Stronger Backing for Israel

Republican frontrunner Newt Gingrich continued his concerted effort to court Jewish voters Friday and repeated his promise to support Israel more strongly.


ADL and AJC Suffer Big Drop in Donations

The American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League have seen huge drops in donations. Funders may be turning away from broad advocacy groups, experts say.


Gingrich and Adelson Forge Alliance

GOP frontrunner Newt Gingrich is late to the party with Jewish Republicans. But he boasts powerful support from Sheldon Adelson and a long friendship with Benjamin Netanyahu.

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