Hadassah Cuts Staff, Closes Offices, Spins Off Young Judaea To Stem Red Ink

Hadassah, the storied women’s Zionist organization, has shut down offices throughout the country and plans to spin off Young Judaea, its affiliated Zionist youth group, in part to offset recent financial setbacks, including a $45 million payment to the federal government related to its unwitting participation in Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.


Former Union President Andy Stern Says He Was Too Tough on Banks at SEIU

The former president of America’s most influential labor organization, and a prominent Jew in the Labor movement, Andy Stern, now backs tax breaks to big banks and corporations.


The Pope's Very First Tweet

Coming soon to hashtags everywhere: Pope Benedict XVI has taken a new role within the Catholic Church.

Poll Finds Young Jews Love To Volunteer — But Not Through Jewish Groups

Young Jews want to give back more than ever, but a new survey finds that few of them are volunteering through Jewish service organizations.

U.S. Funding Rigorous Study of Palestinian and Israeli Textbook Incitement

Billed as the first scientific study of incitement in Palestinian and Israeli textbooks, researchers hope it will settle a long-running Mideast dispute.

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