Chabad Rabbis Fight Over Michigan Shul

A powerful Chabad group has been fighting to take over the deed to a 150-family synagogue in Michigan. The legal case highlights tensions over control of the worldwide movement’s 4,000 shuls.


Rachel Corrie Case Hinged on Driver

At its core, the ruling in the Rachel Corrie case hinged on one simple question: Did the Israeli bulldozer driver who ran over the activist see her or not?


Open-ing Salvo of Tennis Showcase

The 2012 U.S. Open marks 60 years since Vic Seixas began the greatest run ever by a Jewish tennis player. The Forward takes a look at this year’s Jewish contingent at Flushing Meadows.

Circumcision Rates Vary Widely in U.S.

Why are 87% of boys circumcised in hospitals in West Virginia, but only 12% in Nevada? A Forward analysis shows wide variations in circumcision rates across the U.S.


Celebrating 25 Years of Koran in Yiddish

Members of a Muslim sect that translated parts of the Koran into Yiddish are marking 25 years since that translation was published.

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