May 23, 2018 RSS feed / World News

A French Muslim woman reflects on her visit with Tunisia’s tiny Jewish community

DJERBA, Tunisia — El Ghriba, the venerable synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba, is traditionally described as a place of miracles. The Arabic term for the shrine, Gharaba, can also be translated as wonders. More...

Britain’s first Orthodox female rabbi is ordained

Dina Brawer became Britain’s first Orthodox female rabbi. She received her smicha, or rabbinic ordination, in London from British-born Israeli academic and rabbi, Dr. Daniel Sperber, after he administered a two-hour exam. More...