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2010-06-15 08:36:00

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the culmination of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz's audacious 45-year quest to translate the Talmud and unlock its wisdom for modern Jews, today the Aleph Society launched a new online campaign to spark a love for Jewish learning.

2010-06-03 13:55:00

Using sophisticated genomic analysis, scientists have probed the ancestry of several Jewish and non-Jewish populations and better defined the relatedness of contemporary Jewish people.

2010-05-29 16:51:00

NEW YORK, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC sharply criticized FOX News commentator Glenn Beck for his verbal assault on Jewish Fund for Justice Director Simon Greer, and urged him to use his program to apologize for invoking Nazi and Holocaust imagery. "Glenn Beck's assertion on his radio program that Simon Greer's advocacy for social justice 'leads to death camps' is outrageous and inexcusable," said AJC Executive Director David Harris.

2010-05-17 08:47:00

BERLIN, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation will celebrate this week the 30th anniversary of their pioneering exchange program at a gala event in Berlin.

2010-05-03 11:32:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee (AJC) is bringing to Germany a group of Jewish students and young professionals to participate in an unprecedented interreligious dialogue with young German Christians surrounding the Oberammergau Passion Play.

2010-04-30 16:05:00

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- True Torah Jews will place an ad (see below) in the Sunday, May 2 edition of Washington Post in the Political Outlook section and air radio ads expressing their position regarding American policies on the Middle East conflict. "This ad campaign is in response to a series of proactive newspaper advertisements launched by self-proclaimed Jewish leaders regarding the policies of the American Administration on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict," says...

2010-01-25 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- By congressional resolution and presidential proclamation, May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM).

2010-01-12 13:48:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations mourns the passing of Ambassador Shmuel Hadas.

2009-12-31 08:00:00

JERUSALEM, December 31 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Israel's most prominent educational and Jewish identity institutions, Aish HaTorah, today presented Guma Aguiar with its coveted "Builder of Jerusalem" Award at a large dinner event in Jerusalem. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091231/373003

2009-11-23 16:11:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Gateways' Russian American Jewish Experience (RAJE) is now the highest-rated Jewish non-profit in North America and the fifth highest rated non-profit of all the 1.2 million non-profits listed on GuideStar, the central source of information on U.S.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.