Angela Buchdahl, First Asian-American Rabbi, Vies for Role at Central Synagogue

Angela Buchdahl is the first Asian-American rabbi and a candidate for the top spot at the venerable Central Synagogue. She symbolizes the increasing diversity of American Jewry.

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Genetic Testing For Sephardic Jews Faces Reluctant Community

Genetic diseases have been largely linked with Ashkenazim. But Sephardim too have ‘Jewish’ diseases — and a new generation is coming to terms with them.

Jewish Acid-Attack Girls Return to Britain From African Island of Zanzibar

The two Jewish victims of a shocking acid attack in Zanzibar have returned home to London. Who wanted to disfigure them during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan?

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Mark Leibovich Channels Jewish Outsider Status for Beltway Bestseller 'This Town'

Mark Leibovich’s bestseller ‘This Town’ is a peek behind the scenes in the corridors of Washington D.C. power. Turns out there’s plenty of Jewish drama inside the Beltway.

Judge Deals Setback to Ex-Students Suing Yeshiva for $380M Over Sex Abuse Claims

Even more ex-students have signed onto a sex abuse lawsuit against Yeshiva University. But a federal judge’s ruling may make their case much harder to win.

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