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Why are 87% of boys circumcised in hospitals in West Virginia, but only 12% in Nevada? A Forward analysis shows wide variations in circumcision rates across the U.S.


Celebrating 25 Years of Koran in Yiddish

Members of a Muslim sect that translated parts of the Koran into Yiddish are marking 25 years since that translation was published.


Larry Greenfield Gets Boot From JINSA: Sources

JINSA, a prominent conservative Jewish think tank that focuses on security and defense issues, faces new instability. It dumped its top executive officer after only three months on the job.

Republican Jews Hone Message in Tampa

For Jewish Republicans, the hurricane-shortened convention in Tampa is a chance to help Mitt Romney win over a bigger slice of the Jewish electorate.


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For one Jewish family, August began with an Olympic gold medal. It ended with a bat mitzvah some feared would never come.

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