Israel seeks to reinforce U.S. Jewish connection

Dec 17, 2013

Israel seeks to reinforce U.S. Jewish connection

More than 100 Israeli leaders gathered with their Jewish-American counterparts in Jerusalem last month with a daunting mission: to save Jewish life in North America. Jewish-American leaders have known for years that assimilation and intermarriage were slowly shrinking their communities, but the early November ...

A history of Judaism

Oct 5, 2013

A history of Judaism

by Ian Thomson

First the derision and the sorrows, then the years of exile. Kicked out of anti-Semitic Spain in the 1490s, Jews were among the first to arrive in the New World. They were Iberian immigrants or Sephardim (after Sefarad, Hebrew for Spain) in search of ...