Can Reform Center’s New Head Maneuver In Polarized D.C.?


Washington — With an agenda that has come to match almost perfectly with the priorities of the Democratic Party, the Reform movement’s Religious Action Center has not had an easy time of it in an increasingly polarized Washington.

Rabbi Jonah Pesner: “I have known and loved the RAC for 30 years.” JTA

NYC Goes On Highest Security Alert In Wake Of Paris Attacks


New York City put its security on high alert in the wake of last week’s attacks in Paris.

White House Says It Should Have Sent Higher-Level Representative To Paris Rally


The White House acknowledged that it should have sent a higher-level representative to the anti-terrorism rally in Paris.

Paris Attacks Loom Over Golden Globes Ceremony


Los Angeles – Actors including George Clooney, Kathy Bates and Helen Mirren wore “Je Suis Charlie” buttons at the Golden Globes Awards ceremony in memory of the 12 people killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris.

Stephen Hazan Arnoff Named New CEO Of JCC Association


Stephen Hazan Arnoff has been named the new chief executive officer of the Jewish Community Center Association.

Jewish Bachelorette, Bachelor Call It Quits

Oy Vey! Despite their common heritage, Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray part ways.

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The shidduch poised to go down in reality TV history is no more.

Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray call it quits. Via

Boxer Won’t Run For Senate In 2016


Barbara Boxer will not run for a fifth U.S. Senate term in 2016.

Boxer, 74, a California Democrat, made the announcement Thursday in a video interview with her grandson, Zach Rodham, posted on YouTube.

U.S. Jews Still mostly Democrats, But GOP Sees Gains


Twice as many Jewish-Americans identify as Democrats over Republicans, but the GOP has made strides, according to the latest Gallup polling.

Amid $6M Deficit, Detroit-Area JCC May Close


Amid persistent budget deficits, the Jewish community center building in the Detroit suburb of Oak Park may close this spring.

Ruth Popkin, Former Hadassah, JNF President


Ruth Popkin, who served as national president of Hadassah and the Jewish National Fund, has died.

Popkin died Friday at the age of 101.

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