Rabbi Who Uses Martial Arts in Cancer Fight Wins CNN Hero Nod

Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg, aka Rabbi G., turned his own daughter’s losing battle with cancer into inspiration to help others. Now he’s a finalist on CNN’s Global Hero competition.

Hunting for the Perfect Etrog in Brooklyn's Back Streets

Who would pay $350 for a single fruit? Orthodox Jews roam the back streets of Brooklyn’s Hasidic neighborhood to find the perfect etrog for Sukkot.


Polish Prosecutor Cleared of Refusing To Try Swastika Case

A Polish prosecutor who in June 2013 refused to go forward with legal proceedings against a vandal who painted a swastika was acquitted by a disciplinary court.

British Parliament To Vote on Recognizing State of Palestine

British lawmakers will next week hold a symbolic parliamentary vote on whether the government should recognize Palestine as a state, a move unlikely to shift official policy but designed to raise the political profile of the issue.


Hundreds of Evangelical Christians Cheer Israel at Washington Rally

Israel’s efforts to equate Hamas with Islamic State radicals was a diplomatic flop. But evangelical supporters of the Jewish state ate it up at a Washington rally.

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