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Ben Harris, JTA
Ben Harris, JTA

Controversy highlights challenges for liberal Orthodox yeshiva in Riverdale, NY

NEW YORK — A liberal Orthodox rabbinical school’s response to the controversial action of one of its graduates highlights the challenge facing progressives in the...

Postville Jewish community struggles

POSTVILLE, Iowa — After former Agriprocessors executive Sholom Rubashkin was arrested earlier this month, Rashi Raices joined several dozen members of this town’s...

Major disruption in kosher meat: Agricollapse

NEW YORK — With the kosher meat producer Agriprocessors facing mounting financial problems, and a fire-related shutdown at another major kosher producer, industry...

A ‘schlep’ to Obama

BOCA RATON — Fred Wolff is pretty explicit in laying out the reason why he won’t support Barack Obama on Nov. 4. A survivor of the Dachau concentration camp who came...

Palin disinvited from Iran rally; IJN publishes full text of speech

NEW YORK — Sarah Palin was disinvited from this week’s Jewish-sponsored Iran rally. The move follows two days of controversy for organizers of the rally to protest...

Thousands turn out for rally against Iranian threat

NEW YORK — Thousands of protesters filled Dag Hammarskjold Plaza opposite the UN on Monday, Sept. 21, for a rally against Iran’s president, who came to town to address...

OU may revoke Agriprocessors’ kosher certification

NEW YORK — The filing of criminal charges against the owners of Agriprocessors has prompted the Orthodox Union, one of the meat company’s kosher certifiers, to promise...

All American Joe

ST. PAUL — Joe Lieberman, another Jewish senator and a rabbi played lead roles in praising John McCain at the Republican National Convention here Tuesday night. US Sen....

McCain team: Palin rejects the views of her church’s Jews for Jesus speaker

NEW YORK — Vice presidential pick Sarah Palin says she doesn’t share the views of a Jews for Jesus leader who in a speech at her church suggested that violence against...

Eruv battle in Hamptons turns ugly

NEW YORK — Charges of anti-Semitism are swirling in a tony seaside village in the Hamptons after a contentious community meeting at a local synagogue and the departure...