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Landmark Jewish boarding high school closes due to financial issues

The American Hebrew Academy, a Jewish pluralistic boarding school in Greensboro, North Carolina, has closed effective immediately due to financial issues.

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh CEO, Jeff Finkelstein speaks at a news conference

Pittsburgh Federation head to Netanyahu: Make Israel pluralistic

Finkelstein “urged” the PM to make this issue a priority, “along with completing the work on the Kotel you had committed to, making an egalitarian prayer space with a unified entrance a reality.”

Can we change the caption to: Executives of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and Jewish

Access to egalitarian prayer section still closed after six months

Director of the Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Israel Dr. Yizhar Hess said in response that it would be “unthinkable” to close the central Western Wall plaza for so long.

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Think tank: Israel must fix U.S. Jewry relations or risk nat’l security

The report says it is the first time Israel’s relationship with Diaspora Jews generally, and American Jews specifically, has been comprehensively reviewed through the lens of national security.

Pew released a survey showing how intermarriage is ravaging the American Jewish Community

U.S. Jews feel more positively towards Israel despite religious pluralism rift

A survey found that 81 percent of American Jews feel same or more positively towards Israel over last 5-10 years, and that 65 percent are largely unaware of controversies over religious pluralism.

At the ceremony marking the 100th ordination of a graduate from Hebrew Union College’s Israeli Refor

A pluralist approach

If Israel truly is a Jewish democracy, it should honor and respect not only the haredi minority, but also the growing non-Orthodox minority who identify with progressive Judaism.

Einav Bar-Cohen, former deputy mayor Ofer Berkovitch and Elad Malka of Hiterorut at a press conferen

Jerusalem municipal coalition loses its last pluralistic party

This move comes in light of the ongoing rift between the pluralist party and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat over Barkat’s proposed master- neighborhoods plan.

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