Hochul and the judge’s backers insist that Judge LaSalle should be brought before the full Senate for a hearing, regardless of the outcome of the vote in Judiciary committee.
This project can become like an ADL for the Orthodox community, said Rabbi Zwiebel.
I couldn't bring myself to put pen to paper in the wake of that unspeakable tragedy then, so why are these memories flooding me now?
My administration helped secure the largest increase in funding ever for the physical security of nonprofits including synagogues and Jewish Community Centers... Biden said.
We don’t want to be reactive. We want to be proactive, Adams said. We know that anytime you think of the Jewish community there is no way you can ignore the fact that New York City has the largest Jewish population outside the state of Israel.
As Former Congressman Ted Deutch moves over to the AJC, he talks about Israeli elections, the Iran nuclear deal, and the many voices among American Jewry.
There can be no lawful basis for a public institution to exclude anyone on the basis of race or ethnicity from any of the opportunities that the institution affords.
The story so deeply affected Stolarz that, 50 years later, he took his friend Péter Hajdú up on his suggestion to run for 11 days to honor the 11 massacre victims.
Under what circumstances would it go before the full nine-justice panel – and would that help or hurt your chances?
It thus follows that Jewish law does differ in theory and to some important degree in practice from the Catholic and Evangelical approaches to the question...
Formal recognition of a student group does not equate to endorsement of that group’s message, wrote the judge.
On the question whether singles felt that the Orthodox system of dating was going well, Nishma found that most singles had an unfavorable view.
It’s heartwarming to see such a huge crowd, said Robin Feit of Long Island, N.Y., whose son, Marc, was marching with his school. It’s a real morale boost and pride to know there’s so much support for Israel.
An ordinary man who led an extraordinary life, Rabbi Wallerstein was never one who chased the limelight or enjoyed the trappings of fame.
Here in Israel, as the entire country prepares for Pesach, we are again in the midst a wave of terror that has left thirteen people murdered, among them eleven Israeli Jews.
Genizah is not overseen by any national rabbinic authority in the United States, and it is a tradition practiced not only in the Orthodox world but by other streams of Judaism as well.
If you are a doctor, once you start working you can’t just pull away from your rounds to go daven, even if you do it on your own without a minyan.
There is a person who has nobody else to look up to and he’s being broken, and G-d puts his heart in order, taking off everything superfluous from his heart and breaking his heart a little bit.
When the sirens begin — “and they are barely audible,” he noted — people head down into utility rooms under the ground floors of apartment buildings because there are no bomb shelters.
Slowly we started realizing that this is real war – that there are ground invasions, that there are bombings, and that it’s getting more tense and scarier – so my husband started working really hard on just helping people leave, Esther said.
When the threats [of invasion] came out, what was the first meeting the Israeli government had? How can we prepare for aliyah… How about what can we do to help the Jews of Ukraine?
The worst kind of vulnerability is if unauthorized people get into your building, David Pollock said. What we all need to do is to figure out a system where we can be both warm and welcoming, and keep everyone inside safe and secure.
The attacks on MBS by Western officials weaken his reformist camp – and empower the conservative camp and its supporters.
Washington’s IBSI is not a religious organization. Its signature program is called the PEACE Initiative (Plan for Education, Advocacy, and Community Engagement).
Dear Julia, Congratulations – your salacious Netflix show “My Unorthodox Life” has successfully prompted countless Orthodox Jewish women to examine their Orthodox Jewish lives and...
Seuss’s wartime cartoons denounced American discrimination against Jews and called attention to the early stages of the Holocaust.
“Until there’s a final decision or a final count, we won’t welcome anyone to office,” Rabbi David Katz said.
The most significant portion of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising began on April 19, 1943, which was the third day of Chol HaMoed Pessach, and ended on May 16, 1943.
So too in our times we must invest our blood - our effort and our toil - in serving Hashem.
We would start our morning roll call in Hannah Szenes Hall, hold afternoon activities in Haviva Reik House, and finish off the day with an evening campfire outside Enzo Sereni Cabin.