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News Archive

  Nathan Glover, "Why Even The 1920s Jewish Mafia Observed Yom Kippur," World Religion News, September 22, 2015.

  Sara Weissman, "How Do Jewish Conversions Work?," Huffington Post, August 2, 2015.

Joseph Berger, "In Poland, Searching For Jewish Heritage," New York Times, July 30, 2015.

  Antonia Blumberg, "Nazi-Built Stadiums Become Host To Major Jewish Sporting Event," Huffington Post, July 28, 2015.

Antonia Blumberg, "Things Orthodox Jewish Feminists Are Tired Of Hearing," Huffington Post, July 24, 2015.

  Alison Lesley, "After 70 Years, World's Jewish Population Finally Almost At Pre-Holocaust Levels," World Religion News, July 2, 2015.

  Michelle R. Smith, "Trial Over Touro Synagogue, The Nation's Oldest Jewish House Of Worship, Begins In Rhode Island," Huffington Post, June 1, 2015.

  Michael Frank, "In Morocco, Exploring Remnants Of Jewish History," New York Times, May 30, 2015.

Ceylan Yeginsu, "Sephardic Jews Feel Bigotry's Sting In Turkey And A Pull Back To Spain," New York Times, May 26, 2015.

  Alison Lesley, "Ethiopian Jews, Protests Turn Violent In Israel, President Speaks Of 'Open Wound,'" World Religion News, May 13, 2015.

  Alison Lesley, "Great Synagogue Of Edirne In Turkey Reopens After 20 Years Of Neglect," World Religion News, April 21, 2015.

  Michael Paulson, "When A Plane Seat Next To A Woman Is Against Orthodox Faith," New York Times, April 9, 2015.

  Becky Davis, "Ancient Chinese Community Celebrates Its Jewish Roots And Passover," New York Times, April 6, 2015.

  Lisa Schwarzbaum, "Tracing Jewish Heritage Along The Danube," New York Times, March 13, 2015.

  Alison Lesley, "Leonard Nimoy, 'Spock,' Has Died, But His Vulcan Salute Based On His Jewish Faith, Will 'Prosper,'" World Religion News, February 27, 2015.

  Rod Nordland, "Persecution Defines Life For Yemen's Remaining Jews," New York Times, February 18, 2015.

  Alison Lesley, "Orthodox Jews Delay Flight Because Of Religious Rules . . . Again," World Religion News, January 6, 2015.

Peter Beinart, "'At Home In Exile' And 'The Pious Ones,'" New York Times, November 6, 2014.

Giles Fraser, "We Must Remember Antisemitism Is Far From The Whole UK Jewish Experience," Guardian, September 19, 2014.

  Antonia Blumberg, "The Lubavitcher Rebbe: A Retrospective On His Life On The 20th Anniversary Of His Death," Huffington Post, July 1, 2014.

  Carlotta Gall, "Buffeted By Tumult, Jewish Population In Tunisia Dwindles," New York Times, June 25, 2014.

  Noreena Hertz, "Europe Must Face Up To The New Antisemites," Guardian, June 20, 2014.

Aron Heller and Isaac Sharf, "Ultra-Orthodox Jews Gradually Enlist In Israeli Military As Haredim Recruitment Increases," Huffington Post, May 5, 2014.

Bijoyeta Das, "In Pictures: Indian Jewish Tribe Heads 'Home,'" Al Jazeera, April 21, 2014.

  Eve M. Kahn, "Centuries Of Judaica From Life And Rites In Muslim Lands," New York Times, April 10, 2014.

  Andrew Higgins, "Among Ukraine's Jews, The Bigger Worry Is Putin, Not Pogroms," New York Times, April 8, 2014.

Miriam Bale, "When 'Egyptian' Just Meant Egyptian," New York Times, March 27, 2014.

  Erica Chernofsky, "Plight Of Jewish 'Chained Women' Trapped In Broken Marriage," BBC News, March 12, 2014.

  "Egypt's Jewish Community Buries Deputy Leader," Al Jazeera, March 12, 2014.

  "The Last Minyan: The Decline Of Belfast's Jewish Community," BBC News, March 10, 2014.

  Norman Lebrecht, "'Without Music, Would We Even Be Jewish?,'" Guardian, March 1, 2014.

  Jonathan Cook, "Circumcision Ruling Upsets Liberal Jews," Al Jazeera, February 28, 2014.

Meritxell Mir and Ana Bernal, "Sephardic Jews Excited For Spanish Citizenship: New Bill Invites Descendants Of Those Expelled To Return," Huffington Post, February 18, 2014.

  Jeff Moskowitz, "Why Jerusalem Renters Are Wary Of The Messiah's Arrival," Christian Science Monitor, February 12, 2014.

Michael Goldfarb, "What Jews And The Chinese Have In Common," BBC Newsmagazine, February 8, 2014.

"Spain Offers Sephardic Jews Fast Track To Naturalisation," Guardian, February 7, 2014.

  Erica Chernofsky, "The Jewish Fear Of Intermarriage," BBC Newsmagazine, February 6, 2014.

"Reddit User Finds Mezuzah And Respectfully Asks Jewish Community About It," Huffington Post, January 18, 2014.

Michelle Boorstein, "Jewish Parents In US Begin To Question The Need For Circumcision," Guardian Weekly, January 17, 2014.

Jonny Dymond, "The End Of A Deep South Way Of Life," BBC News, December 28, 2013.

Rebecca Orchant, "15 Food Things Only A Jewish Kid Would Understand," Huffington Post, November 21, 2013.

  Rachel Lichtenstein, "'No Place Like Home' By Judah Passow -- Review," Guardian, October 18, 2013.

  Hendrik Buchheister, "'Yid Army': Football Teams' 'Jewish' Identities Questioned," Spiegel Online International, October 4, 2013.

  Giles Fraser, "Ultra-Orthodox Attitudes Towards Gender Segregation Go To The Core Of What Israel Is All About," Guardian, October 4, 2013.

Jaweek Kaleem, "What Defines An American Jew?: New Study Reveals Divides On Identity, Religion And Views On Israel," Huffington Post, October 1, 2013.

  Miriam Widman, "Jew In The Box: 'I Don't Blame Germans For Their Ignorance,'" Spiegel Online International, September 3, 2013.

  "Women Of The Wall To Hold Selichot High Holy Days Prayers At Kotel," Huffington Post, August 14, 2013.

  "Transgender Rabbis, Rabbis-In-Training Gaining Recognition In The Jewish Community," Huffington Post, July 22, 2013.

  Yasmine Hafiz, "Jewish Women, Male Rituals: Reform And Conservative Judaism Allows Women To Worship Like Men," Huffington Post, July 12, 2013.

  Alyza Sebenius and Jodi Rudoren, "New Prayer Confrontation At Western Wall," New York Times, July 8, 2013.

  Jodi Rudoren, "Israel Prods Ultra-Orthodox To 'Share Burden,'" New York Times, June 6, 2013.

  Caren Chesler, "What Makes A Jewish Mother," New York Times, June 3, 2013.

  Isabel Kershner, "Israeli Plan To Conscript Ultra-Orthodox Advances," New York Times, May 29, 2013.

  "'World's Oldest Torah' Scroll Found In Italy," BBC News, May 28, 2013.

"Ultra-Orthodox Jews In Mass Protest Against Israel Army Draft," BBC News, May 17, 2013.

  Rachel Saltz, "Movie Review: Keeping Kosher In Nigeria, A Tiny But Fervent Minority," New York Times, May 16, 2013.

  Ori Lewis, "Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Draft In Jerusalem, Vow To Defy," Huffington Post, May 16, 2013.

Diane Weber Bederman, "First Nations And The Jews: A Common History," Huffington Post, May 15, 2013.

  Jodi Rudoren, "Standoff At Western Wall Over Praying By Women," New York Times, May 10, 2013.

  Ahmed Maher, "Tunisia's Last Jews At Ease Despite Troubled Past," BBC News, May 1, 2013.

"Jerusalem Women Of The Wall Win Ruling Against Arrests," BBC News, April 25, 2013.

  Shmuel Rosner, "Separate But Equal," New York Times, April 23, 2013.

Kirsten Grieshaber, "Jewish Museum Exhibit Sparks Controversy In Berlin With Provocative 'Jew In The Box' Display," Huffington Post, March 29, 2013.

  Kate Connolly, "Jewish Museum Asks Questions About Living History," Guardian, March 27, 2013.

  Ben Child, "Egypt Bans Film About Jewish Community," Guardian, March 13, 2013.

  John Leland, "The Orthodox Fringe: Moshiach Oi! Merges Orthodox Judaism And Punk Rock," New York Times, March 9, 2013.

  Gerry Hadden, "Sephardic Jews Invited Back To Spain After 500 Years," BBC News, March 6, 2013.

  Yolande Knell, "Modern Politics Overshadows Israel's Historic Herod Exhibit," BBC News, February 16, 2013.

  Colin Shindler, "Opinion: The European Left And Its Trouble With Jews," New York Times, October 27, 2012.

  Magdi Abdelhadi, "Tunisia Jews: A Tiny Community Hanging On -- And Cooking," BBC News, October 24, 2012.

  Linda Pressly, "Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Fight To Be Exempted From Military Service," BBC News, September 11, 2012.

  Harriet Sherwood, "Jerusalem Exhibition Lifts The Veil On Hasidic Jewish Culture," Guardian, August 13, 2012.

  Ginanne Brownell, "Reasserting And Redefining Jewish Culture In Poland," New York Times, June 5, 2012.

  "Israel To Pay Non-Orthodox Rabbis," BBC News, May 29, 2012.

  "Ultra-Orthodox Jews To Hold Huge Rally Against The Internet At Citi Field," Huffington Post, May 18, 2012.

  Basil Katz, "New York Kosher Law Is Kosher, Court Rules," Huffington Post, May 11, 2012.

  Kouichi Shirayanagi, "What Future For Tunisia's Jews?," Guardian, May 9, 2012.

Adam Easton, "Jewish Life Slowly Returns To Poland," BBC News, April 20, 2012.

Jonathan Safran Foer, "Opinion: Why A Haggadah?," New York Times, March 31, 2012.

Mark Oppenheimer, "Where Divorce Can Be Denied, Orthodox Jews Look To Prenuptial Contracts," New York Times, March 16, 2012.

  Elizabeth A. Harris, "The Appraisal: For Jewish Sabbath, Elevators Do All The Work," New York Times, March 5, 2012.

Nushin Arbabzadah, "The Story Of The Afghan Jews Is One Of Remarkable Tolerance," Guardian, February 28, 2012.

  "Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Wedding In Petah Tikva, Israel," Guardian, February 16, 2012.

  Isabel Kershner, "Israel Girl, 8, At Center Of Tension Over Religious Extremism," New York Times, December 27, 2011.

  Harriet Sherwood, "The Battle Of Bet Shemesh," Guardian, October 31, 2011.

  David Gerbi, "Libya's 'Revolutionary Jew' Returns To Restore Tripoli Synagogue," Guardian, October 3, 2011.

Aaron Glantz, "Increasingly, A Ritual Is Bypassed," New York Times, July 28, 2011.

  Giles Tremlett, "'Lost Tribe' Of Mallorca Jews Welcomed Back To The Faith 600 Years Later," Guardian, July 14, 2011.

  "Mallorca Chuetas Are Of Jewish Descent, Rabbi Says," BBC News, July 12, 2011.

  Jennifer Medina, "Efforts To Ban Circumcision Gain Traction In California," New York Times, June 4, 2011.

  Daniella Cheslow, "In Israel, Even Cows Keep Kosher For Passover," Christian Science Monitor, April 21, 2011.

Norimitsu Onishi, "In Sliver Of Indonesia, Public Embrace Of Judaism," New York Times, November 22, 2010.

Mordechai Beck, "The Source Of Jewish Tradition," Guardian, November 6, 2010.

  Jon Donnison, "Palestinians Earn A Living Making Jewish Skullcaps," BBC News, October 15, 2010.

  "Yom Kippur Fasting Day Beginning; Israel Grinds To A Halt," Christian Science Monitor, September 17, 2010.

  Trymaine Lee, "Black And Jewish, And Seeing No Contradiction," New York Times, August 27, 2010.

Ethan Bronner, "Israel Puts Off Crisis Over Conversion Law," New York Times, July 23, 2010.

  Adam Mynott, "Row Rages Over Defining Who Is A Jew," BBC News, July 20, 2010.

Jonathan Romain, "A Revolution In Jewish Life: Reform Judaism, Founded 200 Years Ago, Ended The Isolation Of Jews," Guardian, July 17, 2010.

Julian Kossoff, "Is Reform Judaism Doomed?," Telegraph, July 15, 2010.

  Heather Sharp, "Israeli Pig-Farming Kibbutz Draws Religious Ire," BBC News, June 30, 2010.

  Wyre Davis, "Israel Pressure To Reform Ultra-Orthodox Schools," BBC News, June 22, 2010.

  Alfonso Daniels, "Why Some Jews Would Rather Live In Siberia Than Israel," Christian Science Monitor, June 7, 2010.

Sarfraz Manzoor, "My Month Of Being Jewish," Guardian, April 8, 2010.

  Matthew Fishbane, "China's Ancient Jewish Enclave," New York Times, April 4, 2010.

  Edward Rothstein, "The History Of The Jewish Star In The Realm Of The Union Jack," New York Times, March 16, 2010.

  Steve vickers, "Lost Jewish Tribe 'Found In Zimbabwe,'" BBC News, March 8, 2010.

Tim Franks, "Jerusalem Diary: Found Tribe," BBC News, March 1, 2010.

"Zimbabwe Displays 'Ark Of Covenant Replica,'" BBC News, February 18, 2010.

  "Israel Resumes Airlifts Of Jewish Ethiopians," BBC News, January 19, 2010.

Isabel Kershner, "Jerusalem Journal: Challenging Traditions At The Heart Of Judaism," New York Times, December 21, 2009.

David Brooks, "Op-Ed: The Hanukkah Story," New York Times, December 10, 2009.

Jonathan Margolis, "Not Jewish But Jew-ish," Guardian, November 30, 2009.

  "Jewish Woman Arrested Over Shawl," BBC News, November 18, 2009.

  "'Sabbath' Protest Targets Intel," BBC News, November 14, 2009.

  Bruce Weber, " A Torah Scribe Pushes The Parchment Ceiling," New York Times, November 7, 2009.

"What Defines Your Religion?," BBC News Magazine, October 26, 2009.

"Fervent Believers," New York Times, September 13, 2009.

"Orthodox Strife Grips Jerusalem," BBC News, July 16, 2009.

  Ralph Blumenthal, "Punk, And Jewish: Rockers Explore Identity," New York Times, June 12, 2009.

  "Jews Celebrate 'Dawn Of Creation,'" BBC News, April 8, 2009.

  Michael Slackman, "In A Landscape Of Tension, Bahrain Embraces Its Jews -- All 36 Of Them," New York Times, April 5, 2009.

  Ethan Bronner, "A Religious War In Israel's Army," New York Times, March 21, 2009.

Brian Klug, "A Crisis In Judaism," Guardian, January 15, 2009.

Amy Green, "Some US Hispanics Trace Their Jewish Past," Christian Science Monitor, December 29, 2008.

  Neil Amdur, "Israeli Film Causes Second Looks At World Of The Ultra-Orthodox," New York Times, November 27, 2008.

  "Yiddish Revival Creates Rift With Hebrew Speakers," ABC News, November 3, 2008.

Erica Chernofsky, "Is That Cellphone Kosher?," BBC News, October 5, 2008.

Danna Harman, "In Israel, Kosher Extends Beyond The Kitchen," Christian Science Monitor, August 20, 2008.

  "Tablet Stirs Resurrection Debate," BBC News, July 8, 2008.

  James Barron, "From Auschwitz, A Torah As Strong As Its Spirit," New York Times, April 30, 2008.

  Raffi Berg, "Immigrants Rooted In Israeli 'Little Russia,'" BBC News, October 11, 2007.

"Where Do All The Prayer Notes Go?," ABC News, September 5, 2007.

Scott Peterson, "In Ahmadinejad's Iran, Jews Still Find A Space," Christian Science Monitor, April 27, 2007.

  Katya Adler, "Israel's 'Modesty Buses' Draw Fire," BBC News, April 24, 2007.

  Mark Landler, "3 Rabbis Ordained As Judaism Re-Emerges In Germany," New York Times, September 15, 2006.

James Ponet, "The Maccabees And The Hellenists," Slate, December 22, 2005.

Ben Lynfield, "Definition Of 'Jew' Confronts Israel," Christian Science Monitor, January 9, 2004.

"Ethiopia's Jews: The Last Exodus," BBC News, June 23, 1999.

Don Lattin, "Ultra-Orthodox Jews Call Others Heretics: Conservative, Reform Branches 'Not Judaism,'" San Francisco Chronicle, April 1, 1997.

Ellen S. Goldberg and Nathan Katz, "After 2,000 Years In India, A Jewish Community Nears Extinction," Christian Science Monitor, October 19, 1984.

Richard M. Harley, "West Wonders How To Help Oppressed Ethiopian Jews," Christian Science Monitor, January 28, 1982.


 

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