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As tension builds between the new Obama administration in Washington and the new Netanyahu government in Jerusalem, two of President Obama’s closest Jewish allies may find themselves increasingly in the middle.
How many Stations of the Cross are there? Where was Jesus arrested?
It seems that a person no longer needs to be a direct descendant of Aaron in order to be called Cohen.
With operation costs climbing for schools, and tuition increases bearing down on parents amid the current crushing economic downturn, the Orthodox Union’s Rabbi Saul Zucker recently laid out a revolutionary package of school cost-saving measures to a worried gathering of Jewish education officials in Los Angeles.
“You’re not going to like my saying this,” Vice President Joe Biden told 6,000 delegates from the podium of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual policy conference — a spot that politicians usually vie over vigorously for the privilege of telling the crowd what they want to hear.