Israeli middle school and high school students will soon learn from a new civics textbook that critics say is deeply ideological.
In the 1950s, if you asked your rabbi about kidney donation, he would have been unsure about what Jewish law said about the procedure. To be on the safe side, he might have said it was forbidden. Now, rabbis are more likely to call it a mitzvah.3
Prosecutors have interviewed board members and former employees of the bankrupt Jewish social service agency FEGS amid at least two government investigations of the group’s financial collapse, according to FEGS’s attorney.
Citing resistance by Muslims to a compromise on ritual slaughter of animals, a Belgian cabinet minister called for a blanket ban on the custom, a policy that would affect observant Jews and Muslims.13
Citing his fears about Iran and Donald Trump’s experience as a CEO, Jewish casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson endorsed the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.41
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