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Hollywood is using Orthodox Jews as a cudgel to bash all people of faith

Orthodox Judaism earns leftist scorn because it’s a purveyor of traditional approaches to life, marriage, and freedom of conscience.Op-ed.

Hollywood uses Orthodox Jews as a cudgel to bash people of faith

Eric Trump: No family loves Orthodox Jews more than the Trumps

Son of former president says no family loves the Orthodox community or Israel like the Trump family.

Eric Trump: No family loves Orthodox Jews more than the Trumps

We also need to care about our own children

The majority of our unaffiliated brothers and sisters are not anti-religious. They were not exposed to Judaism's depth and beauty.Op-ed.

We also need to care about our own children

NJ town denies state's claim of discrimination against Orthodox Jews

Officials from Jackson Township embroiled in court case with state AG who accuses them of violating the civil rights of Orthodox residents.

NJ town denies claim of discrimination against Orthodox Jews

Second Orthodox Jew drafted to MLB

Washington Nationals select catcher Elie Kligman in the 20th round pick of the MLB draft.

Second Orthodox Jew drafted to MLB

Can Orthodoxy Save American Jews—or even itself in the USA?

American Jews seem well on their way to withering into a white-dwarf star of a community.  One with far less status than before. Op-ed.

Can Orthodoxy Save American Jews—or even itself in the USA?player

Study: Orthodox Jews increasingly identify as Republicans

Percentage of American Orthodox Jews who identify as Republican surges, with Orthodox Jews giving Trump high marks as president.

Study: Orthodox Jews increasingly identify as Republicans

Why Israeli sharpshooters are training Jews in US countryside

Anti-Semitic crime is on the rise in America and Hasidic and Orthodox Jews are preparing for the worst.

Why Israeli sharpshooters are training Jews in US countrysideplayer

Jewish ping pong champ: 'I'd like them to give me the opportunity to go for my dream'

Teenage Orthodox ping pong phenom Estee Ackerman may have to skip Olympics because trials are on Shabbat.

'I'd like them to give me the opportunity to go for my dream'player

'Synagogue Security Tool Kit' instructs institutions and individuals on self-defense

'Synagogue Security Tool Kit' is a free self-defense guide and action plan for Jewish institutions and individuals.

Free guidebook for synagogue, personal security now available

Poll: 89% of Orthodox Jews will vote for President Trump

New poll shows American Orthodox Judaism prefers incumbent President by large majority.

Poll: 89% of Orthodox Jews will vote for President Trump

Will year-round daylight saving time hurt the Jewish community?

Orthodox Jews in Florida make 11th hour push to stop all-year daylight saving time bill.

Will year-round daylight saving time hurt the Jewish community?

Why did Trump congratulate haredi couple at their wedding?

'Melania and I join you in celebrating this joyous occasion.'

Why did Trump congratulate haredi couple at their wedding?player

Trump to Jewish leaders: I love Israel

Trump speaks to American Jewish leaders in pre-High Holy Days phone call, vows to fight attempts to harm Israel at the UN.

Trump to Jewish leaders: I love Israel

'Pew wrong: Orthodox Jews hold Evangelicals in high esteem'

US Orthodox Jewish group clarifies, after Pew Research Center concludes that Jews regard Evangelicals least positively among all Christians.

'Pew wrong: Orthodox Jews hold Evangelicals in high esteem'

Report: LA measles outbreak centers on Orthodox Jewish community

A measles outbreak in Los Angeles County, California, is centered on the Orthodox Jewish community, according to reports.

Report: LA measles outbreak centers on Orthodox Jewish community

NY bombing suspect's neighbors resigned to terror?

Members of the Orthodox Jewish community in Elizabeth, NJ, shaken but not surprised by recent bomb attacks.

NY bombing suspect's neighbors seem resigned to backyard terror

Jewish woman sues county for pulling job offer

Orthodox Jewish woman sues Dallas County for allegedly rescinding a job offer over her Shabbat observance.

Jewish woman sues county for pulling job offer over Shabbat

Forged: Wedding blessing sanctifies Groom & Groom

"Orthodox" wedding blessing booklet adds choice of "Groom & Groom" instead of "Groom & Bride".

Forged: Orthodox wedding blessing sanctifies 'Groom & Groom'

Open Orthodox synagogue elects all-female board

Ohio congregation becomes what is perhaps the first synagogue calling itself Orthodox to elect an all-female slate of officers.

Open Orthodox synagogue elects all-female board

San Francisco's only Orthodox high school to close

Lisa Kampner Hebrew Academy, San Francisco's only Orthodox Jewish high school, to close after 47 years.

San Francisco's only Orthodox high school to close

American Ninja Warrior' training to be a rabbi

25-year-old Akiva Neuman is competing on American Ninja Warrior while wearing a tzitzit and a kippah.

Meet Orthodox 'American Ninja Warrior' training to be a rabbi

Two Jewish Teens Pelted with Paintballs

Two Orthodox Jews, aged 13 and 16, attacking in Williamsburg while walking home from synagogue with their grandfather on Friday night.

Hate Crime in Brooklyn: Jewish Teens Pelted with Paintballs

US Haredi Leaders Worried Over Israel Tension

Agudath Israel said to be concerned on how the tension between Netanyahu and Obama will affect US Jewish community.

US Haredi Leaders Worried Over Bibi-Obama Tension

Democrat Apologizes for 'Orthodox Jew' Slur

Schakowsky slammed for 'bias' after attacking opponent and getting leftist Jewish crowd to boo him for being an 'Orthodox Jew.'

Democrat Apologizes for 'Orthodox Jew' Slur at J Street Eventplayer

Rabbi: Chelsea Clinton’s Child – Jewish?

Rabbi David Stav argues that giving orthodox Jewish tradition a monopoly is better than the alternative.

Rabbi: Chelsea Clinton’s Child – Jewish?

'Bill of Rights of a Jewish Wife'

Rabbi Mendel Epstein says he is disturbed by the number of women who suffer from the "system" of divorce in the Orthodox community.

American Rabbi Authors 'The Bill of Rights of a Jewish Wife'