More than 900 rabbis sign letter opposing Iran nuclear deal

By: Aron Chilewich, Jewish Journal— Over the past three weeks, more than 900 rabbis across every major denomination have signed an open letter calling upon the United States Congress to reject the proposed Iran nuclear deal. The letter was written by two Los Angeles rabbis, Kalman Topp of Beth Jacob Congregation and Yonah Bookstein of…

US Orthodox more similar to evangelicals than to other Jews, study finds

By: JOSEFIN DOLSTEN, Times  of Israel— While American Jews tend to be more liberal and less religious than the general population, an analysis of Orthodox Jews in the US paints a picture of a community similar to that of white evangelical Christians, a new report said. On questions of religious belief and political views, Orthodox…