Are Jewish Non-Profits Targeted by IRS Over Ties to Israel?

The IRS is reeling from allegations it improperly scrutinized Tea Party groups. Jewish not-for-profits also say they’ve encountered strongarm tactics over their with ties to Israel.

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Getting In Face of Ultra-Orthodox on Need for Real World Education

Many ultra-Orthodox Jews never get the skills they need for the real world. A new push urges them to take matters in their own hands, even where Talmud is only game in town.

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Tapping Into Growing Lure of Hidden Jewish Heritage Online

More and more people are fascinated by their possible Jewish ancestry. A new site focuses on finding genetic links to the tribe — sometimes exposing family secrets in the process.

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As First Maharats Graduate, Roles for Orthodox Women Take Leap Forward

The graduation at Yeshivat Maharat was no ordinary cap-and-gown ceremony. Rather, it was history in the making for Orthodox women.

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Unlikely Radicals Take Aim at Corporate Jewish Burial Business

A new breed of Jewish activists wants to retake control over death practices. Burial society zealots want to push aside the funeral home industry and restore power of communities.

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