More Jews Opt for Cremation

Jews are increasingly choosing to be cremated, defying religious law and thousands of years of tradition that mandate burial.


Bend the Arc Extends Its Reach

Bend the Arc, the country’s largest Jewish social justice group, has extended its reach by forging affiliations with two local activist groups in Minneapolis and Washington.

Warm and 'Utterly Jewish,' Nora Ephron Left Us Way Too Soon

For all her acerbic humor, writer Nora Ephron was warm. For all her Jewish disconnection, she felt utterly Jewish. Her stunning work will outlive her, writes Abigail Pogrebin.

Plot Thickens in Miami Murder

Slain hotel heir Ben Novack Jr.’s relatives say widow Narcy Novack pressured him into leaving his $10 million to her. They want the will tossed.

Israel Was 'Key' Issue in Caterpillar Dump

A corporate ratings agency cited Israel as a ‘key’ reason that Caterpillar was dumped from its socially responsible stock index. The move handed a big victory to boycott Israel activists.

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