“There are no villains in this story.” Those were the calming words of Natan Sharansky, renowned human rights champion and Chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel. The story was of in-fighting that has erupted among Jews at the Western Wall, the holiest site in Judaism. ...
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September 17, 2008 | 12:29 amCHICAGO (JTA) -- Saying it is their duty to "fight for the truth and against lashon hara," more than 400 rabbis have joined to back Barack Obama's presidential bid in what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind effort.
Rabbis for Obama, officially unveiled last week, is a grass-roots...
September 10, 2008 | 1:58 am
Rabbi Sam Gordon spoke out against anti-Obama smears last January
More than 300 rabbis from across the country and across the denominations are publicly backing Barack Obama for president.
According to a press release, Rabbis for Obama is a “grassroots effort” founded by two...
November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Haute couture was en vogue at the Women's International Zionist Organization Los Angeles annual membership luncheon, held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Hanna Rubinstein chaired the event. Following a fashion show by Beverly Hills boutique Votre Nam,...
October 9, 1997 | 8:00 pmLeft to right, panelist Rabbi Elliott Dorff of University ofJudaism, Rabbi Lisa Edwards of Beth Chayim Chadashim, moderator MarkLevine, panelist Rabbi Leila Gal Berner and lawyer and AIDS activistDavid Rephun, the panelist from an Orthodox background. Below,panelist Rabbi Allen...