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  • Is she Jewish? Rabbinate says yes, Israel says no

    November 6, 2014 | 1:19 pm

    In 2012, Anna Varsanyi was married in an Orthodox Jewish ceremony conducted through Israel’s Chief Rabbinate.

    Two years later, the Hungarian immigrant has made a life in Israel, settling with her husband in the central city of Modiin and working a desk job in a hospital. She is...

  • Are you Jewish enough?

    July 13, 2010 | 11:39 am

    The greatest threat to US-Israel relations has nothing to do with a secret American peace plan, settlement construction, a new Intifada, another Arab oil boycott or Palestinian civil war.  It is religious extremists—Jewish not Moslem.

    The latest skirmish in the “who is a Jew”...

  • Building Up

    By Elizabeth Much

    September 4, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When I heard his voice on my office voice mail, I knew right away that I'd like him. My girlfriend in San Francisco had just left a message forewarning me of this eligible divorcé's phone call.

    "He looks like JFK Jr.," she raved.

    Though he was extremely geographically undesirable,...