Journalist Henri Alleg, Warned of Torture Dangers, Dies at 91

After 9/11, when the legitimacy of torture became a topic of fierce media debate, the French Jewish journalist Henri Alleg, who died July 17 at age 91, seemed uncannily prescient.

Christian Israel-Backers Blast Obama on Peace

Christian evangelical supporters of Israel sent a strong message of opposition to President Obama on Iran and the renewal of Mideast peace talks as they convened for their annual Washington conference.

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What's With Jewish Politicians and Sex Scandals?

What do Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer have in common with lesser known politicos Bob Filner and Steve Cohen? They’re all making sexually charged headlines — and they’re all Jewish.

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When Jewish Transgender Teens Come Out of Closet, Many Leave Camp Behind

Summer camp has not always been a welcoming place for transgender Jewish youth. That’s changing as new camps spring up — and existing ones try to be more inclusive.

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Eying Orthodox Vote, New York Mayor Candidates Back Aid to Religious Schools

New York’s leading Democratic mayoral candidates are promising more aid to religious schools. Is it the right thing to do — or just an effort to pander to the Orthodox vote?

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