The authors of a research report on metzitzah b’peh say their study is being distorted by defenders of the controversial ritual circumcision practice who claim that the procedure poses no risk of neonatal herpes to infants.10
Explosions struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, police and witnesses said.
Supreme Court justices on Monday raised tough questions about patents on human genes held by Myriad Genetics Inc.
Rabbi Michael Broyde, a prominent Orthodox rabbi who admitted to creating a fake alternate identity, was relieved of his duties with the Beth Din of America.
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is likely to keep Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in office for the next few weeks while the United States tries to revive Middle East peace talks, officials said on Monday.
Customers can wave goodbye to KoJel kosher foods products like instant noodle soup and pudding — at least for a little while.
The Anne Frank House defended Justin Bieber’s visit to the museum and his guestbook message that said that he hoped she “would have been a Belieber.”
A French Jewish group which last month sued Twitter for hosting anti-Semitic content has lodged a fresh complaint against the company and accused it of lying.
The University of Manitoba Students’ Union voted to strip funding and official club status from an anti-Israel group on campus.
Late socialist leader Hugo Chavez’s chosen successor Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a whisker but now faces opposition protests plus a host of economic and political challenges in the OPEC nation.
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