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  • Back to ‘kishkes’: Obama defends his Israel commitments, touts his Jewish ties

    May 31, 2012 | 10:24 am

    The so-called “kishkes issue”—what does President Obama, deep down, really feel about Israel—is now being addressed at the highest level by Obama himself.

    Obama dropped in on a White House meeting Tuesday of lay and rabbinical leaders of the Conservative Judaism and Jack Lew,...

  • Philadelphia-area Rabbi Tapped to Head Conservative Body

    March 13, 2009 | 3:56 pm

    PHILADELPHIA—Rabbi Steven Wernick, religious leader of Adath Israel in Merion Station, has been tapped to be the next professional leader of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the movement’s congregational arm.

    “I’m coming into this job with no illusions about all the...