For Transgender Converts, Changing Gender and Finding Faith Come Together

For some transgender converts, turning to Judaism is intrinsically linked to gender transition. The process of soul-searching unearths one truth, then another.

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Iconic Opera Singer Regina Resnik Dies at 90

Opera singer Regina Resnik, who died at 90, was admired for her high-flying dramatic delivery and stage presence. She credited her Jewish heritage with contributing to her success.

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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