January 17, 2018 RSS feed / World News

Jewish families killed in Costa Rica remembered for social justice work

NEW YORK—Members of two families killed in a plane crash in Costa Rica were remembered for their involvement in Jewish and philanthropic causes. More...

Fighting addiction at America’s Jewish wilderness therapy program

When Jory Hanselman was a high school student, she found herself struggling on multiple fronts. A family member was wrestling with addiction and mental illness. And two friends died suddenly, one from suicide and another from an overdose. More...

This rabbinical student is explaining Judaism to Muslims—in Arabic

Is it true that Judaism doesn’t accept converts? Is it true that Jews have to wash their hands before they pray? Is it true that Jews have historically killed their prophets? More...

Why some food makers in Portugal are going kosher

Portugal’s tallest mountain range, the Serra da Estrela, is famous for its breathtaking waterfalls, turquoise lakes, terraced hillsides and challenging bike paths amid vast woods. More...