BJ Rabbis Offer Another Statement on Palestine

The turmoil at one of New York’s most prominent synagogues continues after its rabbis publicly embraced the U.N. resolution recognizing Palestine as a nonmember observer state.


Yeshiva Officials, Rabbis Knew of Alleged Abuse

More students have come forward with detailed accounts of alleged abuse at the hands of Yeshiva U. staffers. They say school officials and top rabbis failed to act on the allegations.


Isaiah Sheffer Remembered for Lullaby Voice and Enduring Legacy

Along with his deep lullaby of a voice that graced the radio airwaves, Isaiah Sheffer will be remembered for his lasting legacy at Manhattan’s Symphony Space.

Israel's Rightward Shift Sparks Worries

The Israeli elections will feature a Likud list dominated by the far right and a badly divided political center. The result will likely be continued gridlock for the peace process.


Jacob Ostreicher Freed on Bail in Bolivia

Jewish businessman Jacob Ostreicher, who has been jailed in Bolivia for 18 months, was released on bail at the order of a judge.

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