Four leading rabbis will be honored for their work in applying halachah, or Jewish law, to modern life.
Embattled Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling said he was set up to make racist comments in a taped recording that led the National Basketball Association to ban him for life from the sport, CNN reported on Monday.
Two weeks ahead of Pope Francis’s trip to the Holy Land, the Roman Catholic Patriarch of Jerusalem said vandal attacks by suspected Jewish extremists “poison the atmosphere” of the papal visit.7
Iran’s nuclear programme is a clear and present danger and the country cannot be allowed to get the capability to make nuclear arms, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at last night’s Democratic convention didn’t soar or astonish or frighten. Instead, it was remarkable because, for the very first time, we heard the voice of a woman nominee tell us how she would do the most powerful job on the planet.
French Chief Rabbi Michel Gugenheim denied allegations that he had helped extort $120,000 from a woman who needed his signature to get a religious divorce.11
More members of the controversial haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor appear to have left Canada.
Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling, who was banned for life from the NBA over racist comments, has apologized and asked for forgiveness in his first public statement since the controversy began last month, CNN said on Sunday.19
Israeli author Amoz Oz was charged with incitement to racism after he called Israelis who carry out “price tag” attacks “Hebrew neo-Nazis.”9
Sol Adler, the disgraced former executive director of the 92nd Street Y, has hanged himself in his Brooklyn home — two years after the organization’s corruption scandal.10
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