The former British chief rabbi was being honored by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a Washington-based public interest law firm that’s been busy representing clients — such as Hobby Lobby — who say their religious freedoms are being trampled by the government.3
Historian Jonathan Sarna, who was hospitalized after collapsing on a trip to his daughter’s Yale graduation, was said to be improving on Wednesday. But his condition is still critical.
A Jewish Boy Scout leader from Long Island and a Brooklyn rabbi were among some 71 people arrested in the New York City area.6
Jonathan Sarna, a leading scholar of American Jewish history and a professor at Brandeis University, is in critical condition at Yale New Haven hospital, the hospital confirmed.10
Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.
Arthur Gelb, the New York Times managing editor whose arts sensibility and journalistic vigor molded the paper for decades, died Tuesday at age 90 of complications from a stroke, his son said.
Disgraced Boston-area Rabbi Barry Starr sent naked photos of himself to boys and trolled the internet for sex, court documents alleged.3
Budapest’s Jewish community is vibrant, visible and patriotic; and yet seven decades after the Holocaust, the taboo about expressing anti-Semitic views is breaking down among many fellow Hungarians.
National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver said on Tuesday he would prefer to let Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling sell his team “on a reasonable timetable” rather than proceed with trying to forcibly terminate his ownership.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon defended the Israeli soldiers who allegedly shot dead two Palestinians at a West Bank protest.
The National Basketball Association filed paperwork to terminate Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling of all ownership rights in the franchise.
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