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  • A defeat for women and religious freedom

    The Southeast Section of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) condemned the Supreme Court's decision to allow employers to deny access to family planning services through employer-provided health insurance based on a claim of personal religious...
  • Exploring Jewish history in Europe

    Rome, on the banks of the Tiber River not far from the Mediterranean Sea, is an excellent starting place to explore European Jewish history. Home to a Jewish community of 13,000 that has lived here since the second century B.C., the city offers many...
  • Our worst fears realized

    KARNEI SHOMRON, West Bank (JTA) — For the first time in two and a half weeks, my children did not ask, upon opening their eyes in the morning, "Has there been any news about Naftali, Gilad and Eyal?" They did not have to ask because last night...
  • The woman who created Iraq

    There were 39 English men, diplomats, army officers and Middle East experts — and one English woman — sitting in Cairo in March 1921. They had been convened by Winston Churchill who had taken over the colonial office not long before. The...
  • Soprano stars in 'Bernstein on Broadway'

    Jewish soprano Lindsey Johr stars in the musical revue "Bernstein On Broadway," a selection of songs from composer Leonard Bernstein's Broadway shows, running from July 10-27 at Plaza Theatre in Manalapan. The 24-year-old Johr will showcase her vocal...
  • Adults join students for March of Living

    The March of the Living has been traditionally considered an educational trip for high school students. Every year, students from all over the world travel to Poland to take the March — a 3-kilometer walk from the Auschwitz concentration camp to...
  • Is zealotry the pathway to peace?

    After Pinhas killed the Jewish man and Midianite woman who were committing immoral acts, God applauds Pinhas, granting him a "covenant of peace (brit shalom)" (Numbers 25:12). Can we deduce from God's approval, that zealotry is desirable? Netziv (R....
  • AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers to aid survivors

    Thanks to a historic partnership between the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), the Corporation for National & Community Service and the Association of Jewish Family and Children's Agencies, AmeriCorps VISTA members will be placed in Jewish...
  • Slowly the wall between church and state crumbles

    By a 5 to 4 conservative majority the Supreme Court has emasculated labor unions, campaign finance regulations, the Voting Rights Act of 2006 and what's left of affirmative action in its campaign to reshape American society. Here I will limit my...
  • Israel strikes Gaza hard as 3 Israeli teens are buried

    JERUSALEM Israeli aircraft carried out more than 30 strikes on militant targets in the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, the army said, as the government weighed a broader response to the killings of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank. Tens of thousands...
  • Al Jazeera America excels in covering killings of Middle East teens

    Al Jazeera America excels in covering killings of Middle East teens
    The grisly discovery Monday of the bodies of three Israeli teens who had been abducted June 12 as they hitchhiked home from a West Bank settlement yeshiva set off a week of mounting violence in the region. Israel blamed Hamas and promised and delivered...