From chanting at the Western Wall to saying Kaddish, several organizations offer to pray on your behalf, for a fee they claim to donate to charity. Is a farmed-out prayer as effective as a personal one?
Guma Aguiar, the possibly unstable Israeli sports tycoon!
Plus Howard Jacobson’s must-read on Hanukkah, and more in the news
Plus START supporters hone in on AIPAC, and more
Plus the leaks, the reactor, the Wall, and more in the news
Danny Ayalon is glad to have her
Plus Turkey may cut ties, Turkey maintains ties, and more in the news
Plus one gate opens and another closes in Jerusalem
Wailing over the Wall
Namecalling in Ukraine, a cokehead rabbi, and more
Intel to hire shabbos goyim; a woman arrested at the Western Wall
It’s ‘not a banquet hall,’ says chief of supervisory board
And into Israel, seeing sights, meeting with pols, and bugging a kabbalah macher.
Goyishe Gov. Charlie Crist says yes
‘Six Feet Under’ is in, day school’s out, and kashrut’s on the rise
Plus, Obama in a yarmulke