4 Midterm Congressional Races for Jews to Watch

With midterm elections just around the corner, four Congressional races —  from L.A. to Long Island and Chicagoland — have intriguing Jewish storylines.


How Do You Celebrate Simchat Torah When Your Rabbi Has Been Arrested?

Rabbi Freundel’s arrest on voyeurism charges did not stop the congregants at Kesher Israel from celebrating Simchat Torah with a determinedly joyous lay-led service.


The Hebrew School on Wheels

Debbi Ballard wanted to get more kids excited about Jewish education. So the Floridian bought a 38-foot recreational vehicle and turned it into a Hebrew school on wheels.


Unlikely Sukkah Fight Pits Milwaukee High School Students Against Jewish Parents

Suburban Milwaukee public school students received an unexpected lesson in civics when they sought to build a sukkah — and Jewish parents stood up to object.


Orthodox Group Probed Alleged 'Mikveh Peep' Rabbi Barry Freundel

An Orthodox rabbinic association investigated allegations of impropriety against Rabbi Barry Freundel. Why didn’t it tell his synagogue board?

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