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  • How an Oregon-born immigrant to Israel found a job giving tours of Hamas tunnels

    This story is sponsored by Nefesh B’Nefesh. TEL AVIV – Capt. Libby Weiss spent most of the summer of 2014 in a Hamas tunnel, and she wouldn’t have wanted to be anywhere else. Israel’s military captured the tunnel, which extended from Gaza into Israel near Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha, during Operation Protective Edge against Hamas in Gaza. As a…

  • Youth group adviser sues OU over unpaid overtime

    A youth group adviser from California has brought a class-action suit against her employer, the Orthodox Union.

  • ‘Being Erica’ TV character transfixes Toronto Jews

    The character — a bright and attractive Jewish woman in her early 30s living in a hip neighborhood in downtown Toronto — resonates with many young Canadian Jews who see in her something of themselves. But the Jewish portrayal of Erica does have its critics.