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.


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.


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.


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.


Jews Claim Spot on Out 100 List

It’s the ultimate who’s who of who’s gay around the globe: Out magazine’s 15th annual Out 100 list. And this year, Jews, an Israeli among them, are proudly claiming their spots on it.

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