Climate change and overuse of the Jordan River is causing the Dead Sea to dry up faster than anyone thought possible. The contraction could spark conflict.
One of the major artists of the American Yiddish cultural world and an innovator in the art of Jewish papercutting, Tsirl Waletzky, died on December 8 at the age of 90.
Orthodox Jews want a state Senate district of their own in Brooklyn. It could benefit Republicans seeking to break the Democratic connection with Jewish voters.
Seeking traction with Jewish voters, Republicans have made Hillary Clinton’s State Department a prime target. They portray it as a bastion of pro-Arab sentiment, a claim experts dispute.
When I met biologist Lynn Margulis, she spoke with such authority and passion, that I immediately dubbed her “Rabbi Lynn.” She would have laughed at that.
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