Jay Dardenne isn’t trumpeting his roots as he battles to become Louisiana’s first Jewish governor. But the moderate Republican insists his faith guides his life — and politics.22
American churches and mosques are struggling to balance welcome and wariness following the Charleston shooting. Jews, it turns out, are different.4
Jurors have begun deliberations on whether gay conversion therapy constitutes fraud. A decision in favor of the plaintiffs would be a blow to the controversial treatment nationwide.6
Touro Synagogue, a 450-year-old congregation in Newport, Rhode Island, is fighting two wars. One is against Congregation Shearith Israel of New York. The other is against its community’s demise.26
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?
Bernie Sanders has mostly stuck to a pro-Israel stance, albeit a quiet one. Is that changing now that he is running as a leftist insurgent in the Democratic presidential race?271
California’s sprawling state university may soon adopt a definition of anti-Semitism that could allow it to ban many campus protests of Israel. Is the move defending Jewish students’ rights — or an effort to squelch free speech?371
A District of Columbia judge on Thursday granted a new trial to the man convicted of killing federal intern Chandra Levy in 2001, a case that contributed to a politician’s downfall.
B’nai B’rith International’s dream of a D.C. Jewish museum is dead. But, after 13 years in storage in suburban Maryland, the famed Klutznick collection will finally go back on public view — 500 miles away in Cincinnati.4
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