Las Vegas Jews Caught in Adelson's Shadow

The long shadow of casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson looms over Las Vegas as the election nears. Despite economic woes, Israel is dominating the debate in Nevada.


Sandy Wreaks Untold Havoc on Jewish Communities

Sandy brought never-before-seen destruction to Jewish communities across the New York area and beyond. Communal officials have only begun to assess the damage.


Yeshivas Score Huge Pell Grant Windfall

Tens of millions of dollars in annual federal Pell grants go to yeshivas, which focus primarily on Talmud study. They dominate a list of religious schools getting the most funds.


Jewish Enclave Devastated by Sandy's Wrath

Hurricane-force winds and historic flooding from superstorm Sandy have devastated the heavily Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood of Sea Gate in Coney Island.


Hasidic Brooklyn Shrugs Off Sandy

The heavily Hasidic Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg escaped major damage from Sandy, suffering only minor flooding and downed trees from the superstorm.

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