A prominent Brooklyn rabbi who left the clergy world last year has taken a leadership post at a major cultural and community center in New York.
Opening statements began in a Rhode Island legal battle pitting America’s oldest congregation against the congregation that worships in America’s oldest synagogue structure.
An American serving in the Israeli army was sentenced to military jail for bringing non-kosher pork sandwiches to his base and offering them to fellow soldiers.4
A man convicted of stalking actress Mila Kunis has escaped from a Los Angeles-area mental health facility by breaking out of a bathroom window, authorities said on Monday.
A British human rights commission said it is illegal for a school to prevent children from attending if their mothers drive.
The U.S. Supreme Court reversed an appeals court ruling against a Muslim woman who was denied a job because she wore a headscarf for religious reasons.
Dismissal proceedings have been launched against a Belgian police officer identified as Mohamed N. who said on Facebook that he would kill “each and every Jew.”
A group of yeshiva students tried to prevent Greek Orthodox Christians from entering King David’s Tomb in the Old City of Jerusalem. Monday morning’s incident was the second time in two days that Jewish students attempted to block access to the site, which is holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims. The students were dispersed peacefully by police.
Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt told local media that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu contacted him to offer him Israel’s support in the NBA finals.3
Rochelle Shoretz, whose own breast cancer diagnosis at age 28 led her to found the national cancer organization Sharsheret, died Sunday at her home in Teaneck, New Jersey. She was 42. The cause of death was complications from breast cancer.
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