Two Orthodox Groups Are Opposing Sex Abuse Bill

Two influential Orthodox organizations, Agudath Israel and Torah Umesorah – The National Society for Hebrew Day Schools, have come out against a New York State bill that would create a one-year window in which child sex abuse victims could sue their molesters, no matter how long ago the abuse happened.

Podcast: SEIU President Andy Stern

Listen to a podcast featuring Andy Stern speaking about his Jewish and labor roots.

Shut Down: A West Bank quarry abandoned by its Palestinian operator, Aiser Ziadan, after Israel declined to renew his permit.

Bibi’s ‘Economic Peace’ Faces Key Test at Quarries

Complaints over Israel’s conduct on Palestinian land are well-known. Less commonly heard, however, is the accusation that Israel is actually removing the land.

Rabbinic Job Market Tries Anxious Souls

After five years of rabbinical school, Benjamin Berger was looking forward to leading the life of a pulpit rabbi: getting to know his congregation, sharing his love of the Torah and leading a community.

?Elder Brothers?: Members of Israel?s Hebrew-speaking Catholic community celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ordination of Father Gregorcz Pawlowski (center) a Holocaust survivor. He is flanked by Father David Neuhaus (right) and Pier Battista Pizza Balla (right).

Hebrew Catholics Follow Their Own Church

The traditional Jewish blessings over wine and bread, the Kiddush and the Motzi, echoed through the sanctuary at 10 HaRav Kook Street in Jerusalem. It was a room of striking simplicity — with just one small cross in brown wood.