Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Elul 7, 5774
By:
Orli Santo, JTA
A Brooklyn animal rights activist believes the tide is finally turning in her fight against an ancient ritual that involves swinging a chicken overhead before slaughtering it in a symbolic transference of a person's sins.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
While Jewish groups backing President Barack Obama’s call to strike Syria focus on moral outrage and U.S. national security, concern for Israel — however muted — also looms large.
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By:
Ami Eden, JTA
Before MLK gave a speech for the history books 50 years ago, some say Rabbi Joachim Prinz, president of the American Jewish Congress, had stolen the show.
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JTA
Incidents of physical and sexual abuse at Yeshiva University were not limited to its high school for boys, an investigation found.
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Thousands of Jews took part in the March on Washington 50 years ago, including a number from Philadelphia.
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