Dreidels decorate “greed” room at D.C. Halloween party
Rabbi allegedly kidnapped and beat men to make them give wives a Jewish divorce.
The House of Representatives vote last week to cut $39 million over the next 10 years from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) now must be worked out with the U.S. Senate’s version, which also cut the food stamp program but by far fewer dollars.
With last week’s mass shooting deaths at the Navy Yard still fresh in people’s minds, all three candidates for delegate in Maryland’s District 16 are talking about gun control, despite the fact that Maryland has some of the toughest gun control laws in the country.
by Suzanne Pollak Senior Writer Faith communities are making a full court press, promising to pray, fast and lobby Congress during the next 40 days, to keep alive what momentum is still there for immigration reform. “High Holidays are a time when we are supposed to think, how can we do better?” said Rabbi David… Read More
WASHINGTON (JTA) –President Obama awarded Daniel Kahneman, a Princeton psychologist known for his application of psychology to economic analysis, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The White House release Thursday naming Kahneman and other recipients notes that the Princeton University scholar, who shared the Nobel Price for Economics in 2002, escaped Nazi Europe and served in… Read More
Abed Sayd’s withered face speaks of his years spent in the hot Jerusalem sun, living there throughout British, Jordanian and Israeli rule. He spends his days near his home at the top of the Mount of Olives, a 3,000 year old cemetery where prophets and sages are said to be buried, meticulously tending the special… Read More