For Israelis, the enduring image of the past few weeks may be the montage of the three Israeli teens murdered last month after being abducted from a hitchhiking post in the West Bank.
A Bible study guide in use in a Hasidic village in suburban New York omits risque passages and entire passages of the Book of Genesis. But some R-rated tales slipped through the cracks.
What does a fervent religious movement do after the death of its singular leader?
When Donald Sterling’s racist rant hit the news last week, you could practically hear the jostling at the microphone by those eager to denounce the Los Angeles Clippers owner.
The Rabbinical Council of America is standing behind Rabbi Avi Weiss of Riverdale, N.Y., in his dispute with Israel’s Chief Rabbinate — sort of.
A growing number of Reform and Conservative synagogues find themselves with extra space due to declining membership. The answer to their prayers is often the Orthodox.
It will be years before it’s clear whether or not this week’s conference of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism was a success.
If you’re pouring millions of dollars into Jewish identity building, what do you do when a survey comes along showing that engagement is plummeting?