The implosion of the Madoff scheme was devastating for Murphy, whose then-employer Fairfield Greenwich Group bled $7 billion and closed, with principals including Murphy facing a lawsuit from enraged investors.
Israel’s Memorial Day is immediately followed by Independence Day. Abigail Pogrebin reflects on how often Jews lament and revel in close proximity – sometimes within 24 hours.
France’s chief rabbi rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s suggestion that European Jews should flee to Israel.
An Associated Press investigation into Israeli airstrikes on Gaza homes during last summer’s war against Hamas concluded that 508 people, or over 60 percent of the casualties, were children, women and older men.
Seconds after the blast hit downtown Jerusalem, Jamie Sokolow lay on the ground, her right eye damaged by shrapnel and her face feeling as though someone had set it aflame.
Israel’s Ministry of Religious Services will cover the costs of the burial and funeral for the Paris kosher supermarket victims.
History was made on Tuesday with the inauguration of Israel’s first memorial to victims persecuted by the Nazis for their sexual orientation — Jews and non-Jews alike.
Though ineligible for our main list because of her anonymity (hence no photograph), the bravery of one young ultra-Orthodox woman merits special note.
Events are planned at Temple Ohev Sholom in Harrisburg and Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster.