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‘Significant concern’ about COVID-19 rise in largely Orthodox neighborhoods in NYC

Tue, 2020-09-22 23:43
Six heavily Orthodox neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens are currently contributing 20% of all new COVID-19 cases in New York City.

Terrorist Leila Khaled speaking at Cal State Sept. 23, despite outcry

Tue, 2020-09-22 20:49
Despite protests, Cal State University San Francisco Zoom talk with terrorist Leila Khaled will go on

RBG vs. Bernie: Two types of American Jews

Tue, 2020-09-22 20:47
When the president does not seem to think American Jews are fully American, maybe that’s when we need the legacy of Ginsburg more than ever.

Why did The Guardian say Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘abandoned’ her faith?

Tue, 2020-09-22 20:05
“Ginsburg was, in that sense, typical, because she had her own way of being Jewish.”

Republicans abandoned Jewish students. The media blamed the Democrats.

Tue, 2020-09-22 19:42
That anyone would use this moment to manipulate for partisan political gain, and make a vulnerable minority population more afraid is perverse.

Ilhan Omar says it’s important to understand how people experience anti-Semitism

Tue, 2020-09-22 19:01
The Minnesota congresswoman told The New York Times Magazine that people hold “a lot of preconceived notions” about what opinions she holds.

Trump praises “racehorse theory” at Minnesota rally

Tue, 2020-09-22 16:34
This was not the first time President Donald Trump has brought up genetics or the so-called racehorse theory.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s ‘Yom Kippur Controversy’

Tue, 2020-09-22 16:15
By federal law, the first Monday of October is when the Supreme Court begins session. But what if that first Monday is Yom Kippur?

In ‘Tehran,’ Iranian Jewish actor Shaun Toub strives for a multi-dimensional ‘bad guy’

Tue, 2020-09-22 15:58
Iranian Jew Shaun Toub stars in Apple TV’s Tehran

American Jews craving revolution: Move to Israel and be its leaders

Tue, 2020-09-22 15:46
As American Jews, you care deeply about Israel and the future of the Jewish people. And you could finally have your say.

Vilna Partisan and Yiddish cultural activist Chayele Palevsky has died

Tue, 2020-09-22 14:34
A quick decision to jump from a train saved her life. Later, as a nurse in the forest among the partisans, she would help save others.

Florida will offer specialty license plate that supports Israel

Tue, 2020-09-22 14:31
A portion of the revenue generated by sales will benefit the first-responder organization Hatzalah of Miami-Dade.

I do Yom Kippur at home every year; it’s still holy

Tue, 2020-09-22 14:22
This Yom Kippur won’t be so different for me — last year too I stayed home, drank coffee, smoked. But that doesn’t mean it wasn’t holy.

Streaming services urged to remove French rapper’s songs on Hitler, Jews and money

Tue, 2020-09-22 14:21
France’s oldest anti-racism watchdog group called on internet giants to remove from their platforms newly released hit rap songs.

When RBG came to see Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

Tue, 2020-09-22 14:16
While the star did shine brightly that night she attended, we all despair in the darkness that her passing has brought.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Jewish legacy

Tue, 2020-09-22 13:56
With Justice Ginsburg’s passing on the eve of Rosh Hashana, we are losing a true tzadik.

RBG cherished the separation of church and state. Will her potential replacement do the same?

Tue, 2020-09-22 09:00
“Justice Ginsburg understood that the Constitution established religious freedom as a shield to protect us, not a sword to harm others.”

The Uighurs are today’s Marranos. This year, Kol Nidre is about them.

Tue, 2020-09-22 09:00
We ask you to join us and fight for these modern Marranos in flesh and blood. Commit yourself to the restoration and the protection of their freedom.

‘During Unesaneh Tokef, we all wept’: How we worshipped together in person

Tue, 2020-09-22 09:00
‘There were so many tears and everybody was just so present. It was a moment I’ll never forget.’