Building, which cost $67 million, traces history of the country's Jews and devotes one of eight galleries to the Holocaust, the N.Y. Times reports.
New Web portal to include some 250,000 pages of documents and 4,200 books that 'survived' the Holocaust.
For non-observant Jews, who may choose not to fast or pray, and even for those who do, why not meditate upon the environmental significance of Yom Kippur and how we might change our destructive habits for more than just one day?
Head of city's Jewish community threatens to quit foundation's board in dispute with city government.
In recent days, a number of incidents have been reported in the media regarding flight delays due to the haredi male passengers standing in the aisles until their seat preferences were met.
More than 15,000 laid off in July but then rehired for same job two months later.
Congregants are polarized about the Gaza conflict, and rabbis across the country are unsure whether and how to address Israel in their High Holy Day sermons, The N.Y. Times reports.
Some parents complained that their kids who participated were becoming radicalized, university paper reports.
`Girls are ambushed almost daily, while a boy is rarely seen getting chastised for his clothing,' student wrote, decrying `misogyny.'
President of the University, which was established in 1948 by American Jews, distances himself from leaked messages by faculty members.