The Right Plan To Save Jews?

EDITORIAL: Israel is developing a $300M-a-year initiative to strengthen identity among young Jews. It has asked for input from the Diaspora. Here are our questions.

Right-wing activist Baruch Marzel wipes his eyes at the grave of Baruch Goldstein, who killed 29 Palestinians in Hebron.

Seeking Salvation? Dial 1 for Baruch Goldstein

Looking for salvation? A new Israeli service allows you to order it by phone, in the form of a prayer said at the grave of mass murderer Baruch Goldstein.

Miriam and Sheldon Adelson address Shimon Peres?s Israel Presidential Conference, Jerusalem, May 2008

A GOP Plan to Save the Jews: Buy White House

Republican presidential wannabes are ready to gather, hats in hand, in Las Vegas to curry favor with a group of conservative Jewish gazillionaires. Call it ‘the Sheldon primary.’

No Women Shall Lead: Rabbi Hershel Schachter and other Orthodox halachic authorities say Jewish law bars so-called partnership minyans.

Partnership Minyan and the Egalitarian Threat

Partnership minyanim offer Orthodox women a leading role. Aurora Mendelsohn explores why rabbis are pushing back against these new egalitarian forms of prayer.

Shafted?: Why does Israel have such a higher place than Jewish education in the Diaspora?s funding priorities?

A New Relationship Between Israel and the Diaspora

EDITORIAL: Israel’s relationship with the Diaspora is shifting fast. But judging by how American Jews target donations, we haven’t caught up to the new reality.