Within Orthodoxy, the "rabbi" title for a woman with the exact same credentials as a male rabbi is considered as forbidden as eating pork on Yom Kippur.
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The Times thought it fitting to allow the sister of Erza Merkin who steered $2.4 billion to Madoff to be prominently featured, and allowed her to get away with the barest sort of disclosure.
The two most urgent priorities of the American Jewish community are
making Jewish life more affordable and fixing the broken Jewish dating
Is there any non-Jew in America who was thinking about marrying or doing business with a Jew that is now reconsidering that decision because Bernie Madoff was Jewish?
Nonprofits and foundations have to pay a lot more attention to how and where their money is invested. They can't just be responsible donors. They need to be responsible owners as well.
44% of Americans say they have changed their religion at least once. A generation ago, we were born Jewish or Christian and we stayed that way whether we liked it or not.
English professor Joy Ladin, formerly Jay Ladin, makes Yeshiva University the first religiously conservative university in the United States with a transgender faculty member.
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