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  • In first, haredi woman accepted to El Al’s pilot training program

    August 21, 2015 | 9:42 am

    Israel’s national airline, El Al, accepted a haredi Orthodox woman into its pilot training program.

    Identified in Israeli media only by her first name, Nechama, the new recruit is a mother of three children in her early 30s from a town near Jerusalem, the news site www.ch10.co.il...

  • Chanukah lessons in a post-Sandy world

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    December 5, 2012 | 11:24 am

    Late last month, I was in Breezy Point, the isolated beachfront neighborhood in Queens, N.Y., that has become an iconic image for the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Breezy Point was hit full force twice — first by the storm’s surge and then immediately after by a fire that consumed...

  • Louisville federation launches fundraising drive for tornado victims

    March 6, 2012 | 4:55 pm

    The Jewish Federation of Louisville has opened a fund to help victims of tornadoes that ripped through the Midwest.

    Federation officials said they were eager to help donors who wanted to help those affected by the storms, which claimed dozens of lives and cut a path of destruction...