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What Does the Madoff Name Mean 6 Years Later?

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

The name of the most reviled member of the American Jewish community hangs in posterity’s balance. And in a place of honor at Manhattan’s Center for Jewish History.Read More


When Zionism Comes With $1M Condo

By Uriel Heilman

If they buy it, they will come. That’s the philosophy behind a new luxury apartment project in Israel called The Hamptons in Herzliya PituachRead More


Israeli Arabs Stamp Facebook Photos With ‘Second–Class Citizen’

By Oded Yaron

Hundreds of Israeli Arabs have joined a Facebook campaign to protest the Jewish nation–state bill, which, they say, makes their inferior status ‘official.’Read More


Can Women Make Up 50% of Israel's Coders By 2024?

By Alona Ferber

Shecodes, a network of 4,000 women programmers, has a dream — that in a decade from now 50 percent of Israelis who code will be female.Read More


Exactly One Jewish Group Supports the Keystone Pipeline. Others Stay Quiet.

By Nathan Guttman

Debate over the Keystone Pipeline has exposed differing Jewish communal priorities. Should we focus on national security, or on the battle against climate change?Read More


Israel's Lone Soldier Center Severs Ties With Rabbi George Finkelstein

By Paul Berger

The Lone Soldier Center, which helps young people serving in the IDF, has ended its relationship with George Finkelstein, the rabbi accused of inappropriate contact with Y.U. students.Read More


Orthodox N.J. Embraces Rabbi Pruzansky — Extreme Anti-Arab Views and All

By Uriel Heilman

Why do so many of New Jersey’s Orthodox Jews accept Rabbi Pruzansky’s calls for Israel to collectively punish Arab Israeli and Palestinian ‘savages’?Read More


DCJCC Cancels Theater J's Middle East Festival, Prompting Censorship Debate

By Nathan Guttman

Washington DC’s Theater J was told to cancel a festival featuring works critical of Israel, prompting worries about censorship — and one board member’s resignation.Read More


Will Renewed Terror Stifle Jerusalem's Secular Renaissance?

By Naomi Zeveloff

Jerusalem has gotten a cultural makeover in recent years. But with the return of terrorist violence to the area, some worry the hard-won revival will fade away.Read More


As Chabad Gathers, South Dakota Is Only State Missing

By Gabrielle Birkner

Some 4,200 Chabad rabbis from more than 80 countries are gathering this weekend in New York for the annual conference of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries.Read More


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