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Jewish life is growing in Latin America, which is now home to an estimated 500,000 Jews. The growth comes as the region continues to transform economically.

Weighing Pain of Circumcision for Baby

As the debate rages over circumcision, some opponents are bringing up the infant’s pain as a reason to ban the practice. Are there better ways to carry out the rite?


Alan Dershowitz Trashes O.J. Simpson Glove Claim

Famed defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz rejected new allegations from a prosecutor that O.J. Simpson’s famed courtroom glove episode was a stunt.

On Memorial Day, Remembering Our Fallen

Of the 6,800 American service members who have died fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, 53 called themselves Jews. We profile 16 who died or whose Jewish identity became known this year.


Asher Lopatin Seeks To Secure YCT's Place

When Rabbi Asher Lopatin takes over the helm of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, he may try to pull off something of a football move: Look left while going right.

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