A Manhattan synagogue will make sure fashionistas have a place to spend Rosh Hashana during Fashion Week. The Chabad of the West 60s temple will also make special prayers for Jewish designers like Zac Posen's and Diane von Furstenberg's collections.
In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court has decided that London's Jewish Free School practiced racial discrimination when it gave lower admissions priority to a pupil on grounds that he was not ethnically Jewish:
When she is ordained on June 6th, Alysa Stanton will become the first African-American woman ever to be ordained as a rabbi.
Yesterday, the opening of Yeshivat Mahara"t, a new training program for Orthodox Jewish women to become spiritual leaders was announced. It's a big step, but women may still be barred from becoming rabbis.