Pope Benedict's Jewish Legacy Tarnished By Ties to Holocaust Deniers

Pope Benedict was a ‘son of Germany’ and a conservative hero. For Jews, his legacy is tarnished by his outreach to Catholic traditionalists, some of whom ignored the Holocaust.

Israel Has Fewer Guns, Fewer Deaths Than U.S.

The gun lobby claims Israel’s experience proves safety lies in a well-armed society. But gun control advocates point out that the Jewish state strictly regulates civilian gun ownership.


Boycott Israel Push Against SodaStream Could Hurt Palestinian Workers

SodaStream, the Israeli firm behind a popular kitchen gadget, has been targeted for its factory in a West Bank settlement. But if the company suffers, Palestinian workers may, too.


Orthodox Woman's Journey From Teen Wife to Advocate

Fraidy Reiss was married at 19 to a man she despised. She escaped her marriage and resolved to help women — Jews and others — going through what she had experienced.


In Victory for ‘Chained’ Wives, Court Upholds Orthodox Prenuptial Agreement

For the first time, a court has upheld an Orthodox prenuptial agreement. The decision is considered a victory for Jewish women whose husbands refuse to grant them a religious divorce.

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