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Rabbis for Human Rights is splitting from its Israeli sister group amid subtle differences in policy. A new group will focus energy on U.S. and global advocacy, not Israel.


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Larry Selman, Star of Oscar-Nominated Documentary, Dies

Larry Selman died of heart failure at 70. The disabled man starred in the Oscar-nominated ‘The Collector of Bedford Street,’ a documentary about his efforts to collect charity donations.

Nechemya Weberman Gets 103 Years for Sex Abuse, and Satmars Say 'Whoa'

The stunning 103-year prison term imposed on Nechemya Weberman has unleashed a fierce debate. Will it deter or encourage other sex abuse victims to step forward?

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