To Sue or Not? Palestinians Face Dilemma After Report On Settlements

On paper, it has never been easier for Palestinians whose land has been appropriated by Israeli settlements to have their day in court.

If You Build It?: Hebrew College?s new Boston-area building by Israeli architect Moshe Safdie was part of its ambitious ? and expensive ? expansion.

Hebrew College’s Big Plans Yield Big Debts

Outside the office of Rabbi Daniel Lehmann, president of Hebrew College, is a model of the original design for the college’s Newton, Mass., campus, created by star architect Moshe Safdie. Only half the campus has been built. Asked if the school plans to build the other half, Lehmann chuckled.

Trendsetters: Ikram Goldman has helped new first lady and style icon Michelle Obama to define her look.

The First Lady of Fashion’s Quiet Muse

An Israeli-born boutique owner known for putting together edgy outfits in unexpected ways is quietly dressing one of the most famous women in the world, first lady Michelle Obama.

Food Fight: Brooklyn Co-op Mulls Israel Ban

Located in the heart of Brooklyn, near Prospect Park, the Park Slope Food Coop is at the nexus of the borough’s many diverse Jewish populations. From the liberal Jews of Park Slope to the Hasidic Jews of Crown Heights, the co-op is one of the few places in Brooklyn where Jews of all denominations converge in a shared mission: to buy natural foods at reasonable prices.

Board Fight, Staff Cuts at Yiddish Center

A few weeks ago, the Jewish institute and archive known as YIVO hosted a public discussion about the financial downturn and the alleged misdeeds of Bernard Madoff. Now, YIVO is dealing with financial problems of its own.