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April 5, 2022   •   

Ryan Turell Aims to Be the First Orthodox Jew to Play in the NBA

College basketball’s leading scorer across all NCAA divisions is a Sabath-observant Jew who has decided to enter the NBAA draft.

April 1, 2022   •   

In Memoriam: Israel Mourns Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, Revered Talmudic Scholar

Renowned ultra-Orthodox scholar and one of the most respected religious figures in Israel died March 18 at 94.

February 21, 2022   •   

Newly Ordained Rabbi is in the Vanguard of Women in Leadership in the UK Orthodox Community

Miriam Lorie, 35, was recently appointed as a “rabbi in training” in the town of Borehamwood, UK.

November 8, 2021   •   

Sailors Call on U.S. Navy to Honor Their Religious Commitment

An Orthodox Jewish sailor and three Muslim colleagues have challenged U.S. Navy policy that allows sailors to wear beards for medical reasons but not religious ones.

January 6, 2021   •   

Muslim and Jewish Leaders Protest EU Court Decision Banning Kosher and Halal Ritual Slaughter

Last month’s ruling by the Court of Justice of the EU outlaws the ritual slaughter called for in Muslim and Orthodox Jewish law.

November 2, 2020   •   

Elite Marathoner’s Shabbat Observance Challenges Tokyo Olympics Schedule

Orthodox Jewish runner, Beatie Deutsche, winner of Israel’s national marathon championship in 2019, won’t be competing in the Tokyo Olympics unless the IOC changes their decision and holds the women’s marathon any other day but Saturday.