Rabbi and Judge: Rabbi Moshe Kletnick believes Orthodox courts should be involved in sex abuse cases.

Rabbis Still Want Role in Abuse Cases

Despite a New York judge’s recent condemnation of the practice, several national rabbinic leaders said they thought Orthodox rabbinic courts should continue to screen allegations of sexual abuse and decide whether they should be forwarded to law enforcement for prosecution.

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Founders: Rabbis Scott Weiner, left, and Benjamin David founded Running Rabbis in 2005. They have raised about $30,000 for charities from the races. Next up: The New York City Marathon.

Running Rabbis Go the Distance — 26 Miles — To Raise Money for Charities

Those watching the ING New York City Marathon on November 1 should keep their eyes peeled for the Running Rabbis.

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Wexler Leaving Congress For Middle East Job

A prominent Jewish lawmaker representing one of the nation’s most highly populated Jewish districts surprised his constituents and his colleagues by announcing that he is leaving Congress to head a think tank that focuses on promoting Middle East peace.

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Alive: A scene from a recently released video of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. The video was released by Hamas after Israel released 20 Palestinian prisoners.

Grassroots Campaign: Shalit’s Freedom Should Not Be Bought With Prisoners

People campaigning for the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit are facing, for the first time, grass-roots efforts against a prisoner exchange to bring him home.

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Controversial California University Refers Complaints About Muslim Campus Group to FBI

In a move seen as a landmark by Jewish activists on the right, a leading public university has referred a complaint about one of its student organizations to federal authorities, seeking an investigation of allegations of support for a terrorist group.

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