Rabbi David Wolpe Says It’s ‘Shame’ Haskel Lookstein Backed Out of Republican Convention

Influential L.A. rabbi David Wolpe called Rabbi Haskel Lookstein’s decision against giving the invocation at the Republican National Convention “a shame” in Time Magazine Monday, writing that reciting a blessing is not a political act.


Carlos Santana Will Go Ahead With Israel Gig — ‘Black Magic Woman’ Singer Shuns BDS

Carlos Santana is moving ahead with a performance, just days away now, in Tel Aviv — shunning public calls from the movement for the boycott, divest and sanction against Israel for him to cancel.


We Still Don’t Know Who Killed Seth Rich 10 Days Later

Ten days after the murder of promising Democratic staffer Seth Rich, the Washington D.C. slaying remains unsolved and police say they have no suspects in the crime.


Brooklyn Eruv Feud Spreads to Park Slope — Second Ritual Boundary Vandalized

A territorial between two Orthodox Jewish groups in the central Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights has spilled over into nearby Park Slope.


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