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Rivka Haut, Quiet Warrior Who Battled for Orthodox Women, Dies

By Susan Grossman

The world lost a valiant advocate for women last week: Orthodox feminist Rivka Haut.Read More


Hungary 'Yellow Star Houses' Project Spotlights Complicity With Nazi Invaders

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Hungary’s Yellow Star Houses Project aims to increase public awareness of local authorities’ complicity with Nazi Germany through the stories of those held in apartments while awaiting deportation.Read More


Perelman Day School Sparks Debate With Move To Oust Teachers Union

By Nathan Guttman

The Perelman Jewish Day School has ousted its union for teachers after 38 years. The unilateral move has divided parents and teachers at the Philadelphia-area school.Read More


Eric Cantor Agrees To Meet Jewish Delegation on Immigration

By Nathan Guttman

Under mounting pressure on immigration, Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will meet with Jewish advocates for reform on Thursday.Read More


Kosher Butchers Take Center Stage in Obamacare Supreme Court Debate

By Ron Kampeas

For 20 or so minutes last week, the issue of religious freedom was cast as a struggle between working women and Muslim and Jewish butchers.Read More


Jewish Republicans Focus on Israel at 'Sheldon Adelson Primary' in Las Vegas

By Anthony Weiss

The GOP Jewish faithful descended in force on Sin City, turning out in record numbers and striking a feisty, combative tone at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual conference.Read More


Jewish Charities Grow Huge on Cash From Government — Donors Give to Israel

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

While American Jewish donors spend the bulk of their cash on Israel, the U.S. government is picking up the tab for other Jewish causes, like health charities.Read More


Atlanta Hawks Visit Holocaust Museum in Washington

By Nathan Guttman

Why did the Atlanta Hawks visit the Holocaust Museum? In the words of managing partner Bruce Levenson, its lesson is “maybe even more important for folks like us.”Read More


Inside University of Michigan's Israel Divestment Debate

By Yardain Amron

Yardain Amron, a student reporter tasked with covering the University of Michigan’s Israel divestment vote, recounts the challenges he faced this week as both a Jew and journalist.Read More


Kibbutz Culture Changes — and Kids Come Back

By Yermi Brenner

After years of stagnation, kibbutz populations are growing. Young families are drawn by a new tolerance for family independence — with a strong community spirit.Read More





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