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Armed with soap, Jewish teen targets disease and poverty in the Third World

Sydney Kamen has always been concerned with helping others. In 2004, when genocide was raging in the Darfur region of Sudan, Kamen's mother announced that instead of Hanukkah gifts that year, Kamen... Full story


Rebbetzin 2.0: With co-equal role, young Orthodox women breaking mold of 'rabbi's wife'

CHICAGO-Every Friday morning for a month, rebbetzin Ariel Pardo has been meeting with three female Jewish students at Brandeis University for deep conversations that wind their way from Jewish... Full story


Miracle drug with Israeli roots saves Jewish hockey player hit with cancer

CHICAGO-Hockey had been the focal point of Sam Fields' life for almost as long as he can remember. A Chicago native who got into the sport at the age of eight, Fields had been playing professional... Full story


New advocacy push delivering hundreds of millions in gov't money to Jewish schools

Being an Orthodox Jew can cost a pretty penny. There are the premium prices for kosher meat, the two sets of dishes, the mikvah fees. There are expensive lifecycle celebrations like brises and bar... Full story


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