Remembering the Man Who Helped Restore the Sight of Thousands of Tibetans
Marc Lieberman, a San Francisco ophthalmologist who organized dialogue between the Dalai Lama and American Jewish leaders and restored the eyesight of thousands of Tibetans, died August 2 at 72.
November 17, 2020 •
In Memoriam: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, orthodox rabbi who served as chief rabbi of United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013, passed away November 7.
Muslim Civil Liberties Group Advocates for Jewish Prisoner Denied Kosher Diet
A Jewish prisoner who has been refused a Kosher diet is getting legal help to redress his grievance from a Muslim civil liberties group, a Jewish newspaper reports.
January 22, 2019 •
Muslims and Jews Challenge New Law in Belgium
A law banning ritual slaughter of animals required in the Muslim and Orthodox Jewish religions went into effect in Belgium January 1.
September 10, 2018 •
Creation of the Universe Celebrated
This year, those of the Jewish faith celebrated the anniversary of the creation of the universe for two days beginning on sundown September 9 and ending at nightfall on September 11.