Ed Koch Still Wants To Matter

They’ve been writing the ‘Ed Koch still matters’ story for two decades now. Well, guess what? He’s planning to prove it on the campaign trail for Barack Obama.


World's Strongest Girl Lifts Twice Weight

Naomi Kutin, a soon-to-be sixth-grader from Paramus, N.J., can lift more than twice her 99 pounds. She may be the world’s strongest girl, but she won’t compete on shabbat.


Young Jews More Interested in Israel: Poll

Young Jews are more attached to Israel than the previous generation, a new poll reveals. This may be due to the effects of travel to Israel, but they have a nuanced view of the dispute with the Palestinians.


Israelis Head to London With High Hopes

Israeli athletes are heading to London hoping to make it the sixth straight summer Olympic Games with at least one medal. There will be 38 of them competing in 18 events.

Will Schechter Schools Leave Conservatives?

The Schechter schools network may leave its parent organization. The educational pillar of Conservative Judaism is grappling with shrinking enrollment and shuttered schools.

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