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Penny Schwartz, JTA
Penny Schwartz, JTA

Kids’ books: It’s rhyme time for matzah and the seder

PASSOVER EDITIONSECTION C PAGE 13 BOSTON — Years ago, Nancy Steiner set out to make her family seder a bit more entertaining for her own young kids. She wrote a poem...

More Reform rabbis agreeing to officiate at intermarriages

BOSTON — Danny Richter and his fiancée, Lauren Perkins, have never been to a Jewish wedding. That’s about to change. This fall, the interfaith couple is planning to...

Harvard students: ‘One-state solution’

BOSTON — To critics, the one-state conference held at Harvard University was a thinly veiled assault on the legitimacy of the Jewish state. To organizers, the...

In tough times, Jews are relying on the community

CHANUKAH EDITION SECTION E PAGE 6 BOSTON — In August, in the heat of the summer, a Boston-area mother of three began to worry about how she would pay for Chanukah...

Becoming a rabbi later in life

BOSTON — Ten years ago, Sonia Saltzman was a frequent business traveler to Latin America for a Boston-based nonprofit job in international micro-lending. Evette Lutman...

Bibi cinches a deal

JERUSALEM — Depending on one’s interpretation, Labor’s decision to join Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud-led coalition grants Israel’s incoming government either a kosher...

Wilders v. Islam: Dutch parliamentarian faces prosecution – and hero worship

STOUGHTON, Mass. — In his home continent, Dutch politician Geert Wilders is something of a pariah, banned from the United Kingdom and facing prosecution in the...