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NYU Langone Hospital no longer allows the free kosher food deliveries of Satmar Bikur Cholim.

NYU hospital kicks out Bikur Cholim organization

By Debra Nussbaum Cohen NEW YORK— For years, volunteers from the Satmar chasidic movement have fanned out daily across the city, boarding private buses and carrying...

Jonathan Greenblatt, left, and Mort Zuckerman

Intra-Jewish relations deteriorate

WASHINGTON — Last year, the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations updated its secret rules to ban “insults, ad hominem attacks, and...

Rabbi Aaron Panken

Head of HUC dies in a plane crash

NEW YORK — Rabbi Andrea Weiss, an associate professor of Bible at the New York campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and its incoming provost,...

Pres. Donald Trump announces his decision to withdraw the US from the JCPOA. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Trump pulls out of Iran deal

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he would not waive sanctions on Iran by a deadline Saturday, May 12, effectively pulling out of the Iran deal. “I am...

Workers place headstones back on their bases on Feb. 21, 2017 at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in St. Louis. (James Griesedieck/St. Louis Jewish Light)

Cemetery vandalism in St. Louis wasn’t hate crime

ST. LOUIS — A man from suburban St. Louis has been arrested for toppling more than 100 headstones at a local Jewish cemetery more than a year ago. Alzado Harris, 34,...

Natalie Portman (Phillip Faraone/Getty)

Natalie Portman Genesis Prize snub reverberates

WASHINGTON — Natalie Portman’s statement explaining why she declined to attend a Genesis Prize award ceremony in Israel in her honor was a pointed rebuke, and of a...

(Ari Perilstein/Getty)

ADL: How it’s become a villain to the far left

NEW YORK — When Starbucks announced that it would close its US stores for one day to conduct anti-bias training for employees, seeking the expertise of the...

Students at a Feb. 21 protest against gun violence. (Alex Wong/Getty)

How ‘Never Again’ became the rallying cry for gun control

By Emily Burack NEW YORK — After a gunman took the lives of 17 students and staff at their high school in Parkland, Fla., students there launched a national campaign...

Aly Raisman at the 2016 Rio Olympics. (Tom Pennington/Getty)

Aly Raisman sues US Olympic committee

LOS ANGELES — Aly Raisman sued the US Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics alleging negligence for not stopping former US Olympics gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar...

Benjamin Netanyahu at the 2018 AIPAC conference.(Ashernet)

AIPAC reaches out to progressives

WASHINGTON — The American Israel Public Affairs Committee opened its arms to progressives this week, launching its annual policy conference with direct appeals to...