Albert Chernin, a Jewish organizational pioneer who was Executive Vice Chairman Emeritus of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs died Monday in his sleep, reported his daughter, Anne Chernin. He was 85.
Chernin led the organization, which was then known as the ...
Some 50 protestors, fearing that a proposed merger between the two largest funeral homes in the country may make affordable Jewish burials less likely, rallied on Tuesday outside the Federal Trade Commission building in Washington.
Waltham, Mass. -- Brandeis University has suspended its partnership with the West Bank’s Al-Quds University in light of recent events at the Palestinian school, including a Nazi-style demonstration on its main campus in Jerusalem.
Most Jewish groups here are siding with Israel as it warns against a possible deal to freeze Iran’s nuclear program in return for the easing of sanctions, but they are also at pains to applaud the Obama administration for tackling the issue.