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The Union for Reform Judaism has sold off half of its headquarters in New York and is investing $1 million from the proceeds to overhaul its youth programming.
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Right now Jewish academics in the U.S. are preoccupied with the American Studies Association's boycott of Israel.
Here, in the midst of the winter holiday season, we are reminded that the holidays of Chanukah and Christmas very often intersect in the December calendar.
When Eric Woodward started rabbinical school at the Conservative movement's Jewish Theological Seminary, he assumed he would be the only student who grew up celebrating Christmas along with Hanukkah.
David Whitebook, 71, was "a nonobservant, secular Jew" when he attended a class presented by the new Chabad rabbi in his community of active adults 10 years ago.
Wendy Smith and Michael Posner wanted to do something special for their third wedding anniversary.
An interfaith telephone effort in support of increased background checks on gun purchases is being held on the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
The Israeli government is shelving a proposal to resettle tens of thousands of Bedouin residents of the Negev that had drawn fierce criticism.
In many ways, Mark Goldman's a traditional cantor. He serves a 900-member Reform congregation, in Plantation, Florida.
After a controversial summer collection inspired by Islam, Comme Il Faut's winter collection by designers Sharon Daube and Karin Leikovich pays tribute to the Women of the Wall.
Ten years after his death, a French Jewish author hitherto celebrated chiefly for making philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre more sympathetic to Jews, is now earning attention for his own works.
Tovia Singer answers tough questions from listeners. What is the difference between Judaism's belief in being "righteous" and Christianity's believe in being "saved"? What does it mean to be a righteous Gentile? Are you still "religious" if you follow all the mitzvot but are an atheist? Plus, a discussion of Corrie ten Boom, a Dutch Christian who ... (more)
Congregation B'nai Israel was awarded a Centennial Schechter Award by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism at the recent conference in Baltimore, Md., marking the 100th anniversary of the national parent organization of Conservative Judaism.
The diary of Nazi leader Alfred Rosenberg is set to go on display at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will hand over the diary to the museum on Dec. 17 during a short ceremony.
Israeli lawmakers called for an examination of Magen David Adom blood donation policies after an Ethiopia-born Knesset member was rejected as a donor.
A Grayslake synagogue will host a program Dec. 14 exploring the parallels between "Star Trek" and Judaism .
A bill proposed by United Torah Judaism MK Meir Porush to guarantee in law equal representation for haredim in the public sector was defeated in a preliminary hearing in the Knesset on Wednesday after a fierce debate in the plenum.