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- 3 April, 2014 Over 1,000 rabbis urge Jerusalem mayor not to pick Islamophobe for chief rabbi Rick Jacobs, Julie Schonfeld, Asher Lopatin and Debra Waxman among signatories who say choice of Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, now chief rabbi of Safed, would send 'message of divisiveness and intolerance.'
- 31 October, 2016 After decades of Holocaust legends, ultra-Orthodox community confronts the dark facts Esther Farbstein is the leading Haredi scholar on the Shoah, shining a much-needed light on the struggles of observant Jews during WWII. But she worries that the Holocaust has become too big a part of modern Jewish identity.
- 9 March, 2014 American Jewish groups forge partnership with Israelis to 'dethrone’ chief rabbinate Leading U.S. organizations met recently to explore how to end rabbinate’s monopoly over marriage; Orthodox Rabbinical Council of America opposes initiative.
- 11 November, 2016 Hallelujah, a spiritual road to Leonard Cohen’s bitter counsel The name of his most famous song would seem to stem from his spiritual quest, but its biblical imagery is merely a vehicle for his dark view of love.
- 24 December, 2016 UNSC resolution on Israeli settlements sends shockwaves through U.S. Jewish community J Street welcomes the resolution, which 'reaffirms the need for a two-state solution'; AIPAC 'deeply disturbed' by Obama's failure to veto motion; ZOA president: Trump may reconsider UN funding.