On a recent trip to New York, I spent Shabbat morning at The Jewish Center in Manhattan, a vibrant Modern Orthodox community. As services came to a close, the 500 congregants did not make the typical mad rush for the door. Instead, everyone remained seated, anxiously waiting to...
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The president of the AMIA Jewish Center in Buenos Aires was granted a two-month leave of absence after the center’s parties failed to form a coalition to name a successor.
Guillermo Borger asked last week for the leave of absence due to “personal necessity to return to my business...
April 11, 2011 | 2:30 pm
No clear winner emerged in elections to lead the central Jewish institution in Buenos Aires.
Some 10,757 voters, more than doubling the number from 2008, participated in Sunday’s elections to lead the AMIA Jewish center in the Argentinian capital.
Since no candidate obtained more...
September 4, 2009 | 12:27 am
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad chose Ahmad Vahidi, wanted by Argentina over the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre, as his new defence minister.
Mr Vahidi was strongly supported by Iran’s parliament, the Majlis, with 227 MPs backing him out of 286, Iranian Speaker Ali Larijani said.
Read the full story at BBCNews.com.
September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm
During the last few weeks of his life, when the brain cancer that had stalked him for eight years was about to claim victory, Daniel Jacoby spent hours on his laptop.
Jacoby, 38 when he died last March, could barely speak or get up, but he propped "Nonprofit Kit for Dummies" on his...
August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Construction crews broke ground at the site of the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue (MJCS) last week -- two and a half years after the congregation held a gala groundbreaking celebration for the new $10 million building.
"Building in Malibu is legendary -- it's very difficult to...