Israeli Textbook Authors Yank Names in Protest of Right-Wing Bias

Israeli middle school and high school students will soon learn from a new civics textbook that critics say is deeply ideological.

In Practicing What They Preach, Two Orthodox Rabbis Donate Their Kidneys

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.


Prosecutors Interviewed FEGS Board Members and Former Staff

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.

Belgian Cabinet Minister: Time for Total Ban on Ritual Slaughter

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.


Sheldon Adelson Gives Donald Trump Long-Awaited Endorsement

Citing his fears about Iran and Donald Trump’s experience as a CEO, Jewish casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson endorsed the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

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