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Uriel Heilman, JTA
Uriel Heilman, JTA

Shabbat music in shul strikes a chord

NEW YORK — When Rabbi Bruce Dollin first talked to the board at his Conservative synagogue about launching an alternative, singing-centered Shabbat morning service that...

If there’s a deal, it’s still not a deal

NEW YORK — As of April 2, it is being reported that the six powers have reached an agreement in Lausanne, Switzerland, where talks on Iran’s nuclear program have been...

Phenomenal Holocaust collection at CU

PASSOVER EDITION 5775SECTION B PAGE 8 BOULDER — The yellowing document is crumbling and fading, but the smooth signature on its cover is as legible as it is chilling:...

Tragic fire in Brooklyn takes the lives of seven siblings

NEW YORK — Even in a city accustomed to deadly fires, this one stood out for the sheer scale of the tragedy: seven children, ranging in age from five to 16, killed in...

Five takeaways from Israel’s election

NEW YORK — In the US, the magic number on Election Day is 270, the number of Electoral College votes needed to win the presidency. In Israel, it’s 61, the number of...

Wounded IDF vets ski Aspen Mountain

ASPEN — After Yinon Cohen lost his legs in an accident involving a rocket-propelled grenade, it wasn’t clear he’d ever be able to walk again, much less ski down a...

Brandeis president resigns

WALTHAM — For all of the controversies that Brandeis University President Frederick Lawrence endured over the past few months, the failures that ultimately doomed his...

Murder in Argentina?

BUENOS AIRES — The mysterious death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman seems ripped straight out of a crime thriller. Nisman — the indefatigable prosecutor...

Pomegranate juice a vehicle for chasidic help and healing

NEW SQUARE, NY— Get Rabbi Shulim Greenberg talking about the health benefits of pomegranate juice and he sounds like a homeopathic nutritionist — with a Yiddish...

USY kills ban on interfaith dating

NEW YORK – United Synagogue Youth voted to relax its rules barring its teenage board members from dating non-Jews. The amendment was adopted Dec. 22 in Atlanta at the...