President Barack Obama broke the mold on by choosing a budget wonk in Jack Lew to serve as treasury secretary. It shows his focus on domestic policy fights.
Jacob Lew helped Orthodox observance reach the highest precincts of governance. But can a man that Republicans say “can’t get to yes” be confirmed as secretary of the Treasury?
Yeshiva University refuses to say if it will make public an investigation into sexual abuse allegations at its Manhattan high school, despite pleas from some alumni.
President Obama will nominate White House chief of staff Jack Lew as his next Treasury Secretary. He would be the first Orthodox Jew to hold the post.
Al-Jazeera has sparked a round of Jewish hand-wringing with its purchase of Al Gore’s Current TV. But analysts say the Arab network might offer Americans a needed global perspective.
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