| Thursday, 01 August 2013 19:02|
Olympic gold medalist leads U.S.delegation at Maccabiah opening
RAMAT GAN, Israel – When swimmer Garrett Weber-Gale heard his name announced recently as the U.S. flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah Games, he just about lost his breath.
| By Joe Winkler |
| Thursday, 01 August 2013 19:01|
(JTA) – In a new study, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life found that 89 percent of Jews say, “Abortion should be legal in all or most cases.” Compare that to 72 percent among Americans with no religious affiliation, and 63 percent among white mainline Protestants.
| By Ron Kampeas |
| Thursday, 01 August 2013 18:59|
WASHINGTON (JTA) – The election for Massachusetts governor is still 16 months away – too soon to know what the issues are or who the viable candidates will be. But apparently it’s never too soon for tikkun olam, repairing the world.
| By Isaac Lobel |
| Friday, 21 June 2013 17:09|
Isaac Lobel /FacebookNEW YORK (JTA) – For my bar mitzvah, my parents got me a laptop. For what I searched for on it, they got me a shrink.