Memorable Voice: Wolpe?s personal struggles informed his most powerful sermons.

Wolpe’s Greatest Lessons as a Rabbi and Teacher Were Meant To Be Heard

What we will miss most is his voice. It was muscular and musical, with an accent that sounded vaguely British at first, but later revealed itself to be all-American, with leftover “aahs” from Boston. When Gerald Wolpe died May 18 at the age of 81, American Jews lost one of our greatest sermonizers, one of our most fascinating and challenging pulpit leaders, and a renaissance rabbi whose dramatic life yielded several distinct acts, each with its own powerful teaching moments.

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Netanyahu To Tell Obama: 'Time Is Running Out' on Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will use his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday to stress that “time is running out” for stopping Iran’s nuclear program, so Obama must not spend more than a few months on his planned dialogue with Tehran unless real progress is achieved.

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Face to Face: President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet for the first time as their country?s respective leaders in an attempt to advance the Middle East peace process.

Obama To Offer Broader Regional Thaw for Israeli Nod to Statehood

President Obama will seek to revive the moribund Middle East peace process in his first official meeting with Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu, offering a new regional initiative that aims to bridge increasing differences between the new governments in Washington and Jerusalem.

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Is Everyone Happy?: A new initiative aims to protect workers at kosher restaurants like Your Heights Cafe.

Orthodox Group Stirs Pot With New Kosher Ethics Seal

A new label just went up alongside the other colorful stickers and pamphlets adorning the window of Your Heights Café in northern Manhattan. It’s a seal with an image of clasped hands, and it was given out by a new organization looking to improve working conditions in New York’s kosher restaurants.

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Wesleyan Shooter’s ‘Columbine’ Plan Spotlights Jewish Identity on Campus — Or Not

When the alleged murderer of Wesleyan University student Johanna Justin-Jinich shattered the idyllic calm of this leafy Connecticut campus, it was just the beginning of his plans, police say.

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