Historian Tara Zahra Wins MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

The MacArthur Foundation announced the list of 2014 MacArthur Fellows on Tuesday, and two Jews made the list.

Are Ultra-Orthodox Turning Away From Vaccination?

An ultra-Orthodox rabbi was roundly criticized for questioning the value of vaccinations for children. But some say more and more in the community are shunning the practice.


19 Jewish Couples Wed in East Ukraine

The Jewish community of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine held a group wedding for 19 Jewish couples.

French Chief Rabbi Sees 'Indifference' to Anti-Semitism

France’s government has reacted strongly to a rising tide of anti-Semitic acts this year but French society seems indifferent to the threat they present, the country’s newly elected chief rabbi said on Tuesday.

Jewish Groups Warm to Climate Change Battle

More than 100,000 people are expected to attend the People’s Climate March on Sunday, billed the ‘largest mobilization’ of its kind. And Jews will be leading the charge.

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