Israel Fights Isolation With New Measures

Israel is taking significant new steps to relieve its international isolation following the fatal raid on a humanitarian flotilla and the accusatory Goldstone Report.


Wedding Blues: Rabbis at Odds With Their Rules

Despite the Jewish rituals incorporated into Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky’s nuptials, Jewish leaders are taking pains to stress that their Sabbath day wedding was not a Jewish event.


‘The Roundtable’ Is Offered A Seat

You have to get used to acronyms quickly in the world of Jewish social justice (and it helps if you like the letter “j”.) There’s the venerable JCUA in Chicago, PJA on the West Coast, the surprisingly well-organized JCA in Minnesota and a very active JCRC in Boston. National organizations include JCPA, JOI, JFSJ and AJWS. And that’s just the start of a much longer list.

Fired Workers Protest, Prepare for NLRB Hearing in Two-Year Union Fight

Workers who were fired by a Brooklyn kosher food producer after demanding overtime pay have been protesting outside the owner’s house and a supermarket this summer, and preparing for a return to the National Labor Relations Board this fall.

AJC Hires Longtime AJCongress Staffer Marc Stern

Two weeks after the American Jewish Congress suspended its operations, the American Jewish Committee has hired the shuttered group’s highest-ranking professional.

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