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A Democratic pro-Israel group calls a longtime Jewish leader an enabler of antisemitism, exposing a fault line in the party

Wed, 2021-05-05 18:11
Why are people opposed to having Nancy Kaufman serve as antisemitism ambassador?

Leading Jewish Republicans differ sharply over a Biden human rights nominee

Wed, 2021-05-05 14:37
“I’ve had some good and some very bad experiences with Human Rights Watch, but only good experiences with Sarah Margon,” Elliott Abrams said.

How Jewish New York got its very un-Jewish names

Wed, 2021-05-05 13:46
We tend to think of names as defining the places they describe, but it’s often places that define their names.

Jared Kushner launches peace institute to advance Abraham Accords

Wed, 2021-05-05 13:39
The institute will promote trade, tourism, and people-to-people exchanges between Israel and the Arab countries.

Why Jews are key to Chinatown’s survival

Wed, 2021-05-05 13:00
Jews have always been key to Chinatown’s success. But can the neighborhood survive an ongoing pandemic and rising bigotry?

Toxic leadership in the Jewish world goes beyond sexual misconduct. A reckoning must come.

Wed, 2021-05-05 09:00
Our conversations about healthy leadership cannot, and should not, begin and end with the question, “Is this person a sexual abuser?”

‘The Saucy Soprano’ blogs traditional Jewish food, with a side of raunch

Tue, 2021-05-04 23:21
Melina Schein cooks Leah Koenig’s recipes, one by one

‘Second class citizens’: LGBTQ students allege culture of alienation and fear at Yeshiva University

Tue, 2021-05-04 22:47
After a lawsuit was filed against the Jewish institution, we spoke with alumni, students and faculty who feel the school has failed them.

Did Netanyahu just lose? Here’s what happened Tuesday in Israeli politics.

Tue, 2021-05-04 21:28
After more than 12 years as Israel’s prime minister, will Benjamin Netanyahu have to leave office?

Yosef Kleinman, the youngest survivor to testify at Eichmann trial, dies at 91

Tue, 2021-05-04 20:16
Kleinman was one of 110 witnesses at the 1961 trial of Eichmann, the most senior German official in charge of the extermination of the Jews.

Israeli man visiting Baltimore for a wedding is shot dead in apparent robbery

Tue, 2021-05-04 18:18
“The community has now suffered the ultimate loss from the horrific violence plaguing this City,” City Councilman Yitzy Schleifer said.

Jon Ossoff wants you to know that all vaccines are created equal

Tue, 2021-05-04 17:25
To highlight vaccine eligibility in Georgia, Ossoff posted a TikTok framing the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines as besties.

Milton Steinberg, 96, Lover Of Cantorial Music

Tue, 2021-05-04 17:03
A Holocaust survivor raised in Hungary, Steinberg helped found an Orthodox synagogue in New York. The post [Milton Steinberg, 96, lover of cantor…

This progressive Queens bp candidate roots his support for Jews, Israel in a lifelong friendship

Tue, 2021-05-04 16:22
Van Bramer, a candidate for Queens borough president, said in an interview that supporting Israel is ‘consistent’ with his progressive values.

What We Get Wrong About Karl Marx

Tue, 2021-05-04 16:00
“In many cases, positions that are attributed to Marx are not his positions.”

Oregon Holocaust memorial defaced with swastikas and antisemitic slurs

Tue, 2021-05-04 14:41
The memorial was created by Holocaust survivors who lived locally and includes names of their family members who perished in the war.

Arab physiotherapist heals more than the physical for her Jewish patients

Tue, 2021-05-04 14:20
Rasha Ghaith is building bridges between Arabs and Jews at Hadassah Hospital.

My son was at the Mount Meron disaster

Tue, 2021-05-04 13:48
My terrified reaction was deeply personal: I knew that my 21-year-old son was there.