Women Win Landmark Court Decision on Western Wall Prayer

An Israeli judge has ruled police shouldn’t stop women from praying as they please at the Western Wall. He also suggested Orthodox custom is not the only acceptable form of prayer.


Will Marathon Bombings Derail Immigration Reform?

Until the Boston Marathon bombings, the push for immigration reform was looking like a done deal, even in polarized Washington D.C. Has the terror attack derailed the debate?


François Jacob, French Nobel-Winning Jewish Scientist, Dies at 92

The French Jewish biologist François Jacob, who died April 19 at age 92, braved imminent death to arrive at explanations of the essence of life. He was a fighter against the Nazis and for truth.


John Ruskay Announces Resignation, Steered Federation Through Fiscal Crisis

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