David Stav Aims To Oust Haredim From Israeli Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Post

Israel’s Haredim have already been excluded from the new government. If David Stav gets his way, they will no longer control the rabbinate, either.


Jewish Republicans Dragged Into GOP Battle Between Tea Party and Moderates

A civil war is brewing in the Republican Party between moderates and Tea Party conservatives. The schism is also dividing Jewish GOP supporters.


Hit by Sandy, Jewish Congregation in Rockaways Finds Renewed Faith in Trailer

Months after Sandy struck, West End Temple is still holding services in a trailer. Some say the tortuous recovery has helped them rediscover faith and community.

Passover Kosher Meat Scandal in Los Angeles Latest in String of Mishaps

Kosher certification scandals like the one that rocked Los Angeles before Passover are rare, but not unheard of. Most are caused by a simple factor: greed.

Black Market Sales of Jewish Cemetery Plots Blocked by Regulators

A defunct Jewish burial society has been ordered to stop selling cemetery grave sites online. Insiders who hawked the plots on Craigslist will have to return buyers’ cash.

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