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Israel ambassador likely to be named this week, with shortlist narrowed to two

Sun, 2021-05-02 20:43
Tom Nides, a former state department official who has strong political ties and is close to Biden, has emerged as the likely pick.

I saw the Jewish side of L.A.’s greatest philanthropist, Eli Broad

Sun, 2021-05-02 17:34
Jewish values drove Eli Broad’s giving

First Jew of color to lead an American Jewish museum resigns, citing gender and racial discrimination

Sun, 2021-05-02 11:15
Gugulethu Moyo resigned as the executive director of Tucson’s Jewish History Museum.

University president accused of antisemitism was subjected to racism, NAACP report says

Sun, 2021-05-02 10:57
The school’s president, Miles K. Davis, said that he had in fact made a comment about the size of Jewish noses to Professor Daniel Pollack-Pelzner.

So many years after the Holocaust, still an unbearable silence

Sun, 2021-05-02 09:00
Where were you born, Dad? When did your mom die? Am I named for her? Tell me the story of your escape and travels in the war.

How to grapple with the Lag B’Omer tragedy? Remember fate is random.

Sat, 2021-05-01 23:32
When something bad happens, the impulse of many believers is to seek to understand why God willed this result.

This week’s stampede wasn’t the first tragedy to strike Jewish pilgrims at Mount Meron

Fri, 2021-04-30 22:15
In 1911, 11 died after a roof collapsed at Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai’s grave complex.

Miami rabbi arrested for sexual misconduct at Chabad day school

Fri, 2021-04-30 20:57
Miami Gardens Chabad teacher Yosef Benita allegedly fondled minor student

At least four U.S. citizens among dead in Israel’s Mount Meron disaster

Fri, 2021-04-30 20:51
White House says U.S. working to confirm reports of American citizens killed or wounded in the incident.

Memories of my teenage self at Mt. Meron on Lag Ba’Omer

Fri, 2021-04-30 20:13
‘Spirituality at Meron is accessed through body heat, through the sheer number of revelers radiating elation and excitement’

Letter | My beloved rabbi was accused of sexual abuse. Now what?

Fri, 2021-04-30 19:40
What happens when a predator is someone you love, someone who has done you good?

We’re Jewish advocates for refugees. Biden’s inertia means Congress must act.

Fri, 2021-04-30 19:09
Congress should set a standard of welcome for refugees to hold Biden and future presidents accountable.

Biden offers assistance to Israel in aftermath of Lag B’Omer tragedy

Fri, 2021-04-30 19:03
‘I have instructed my team to offer our assistance to the government and people of Israel as they respond to the disaster,’ said President Biden.

It may not seem like it, but justice was done in the Sarah Halimi case

Fri, 2021-04-30 18:03
In an age where illiberal governments are ascendant, the French courts adhered to the rule of law and constitutional principles.

The far-right Noam Party poses a threat to the Israeli values that we hold dear

Fri, 2021-04-30 17:12
Israel’s recent elections bolstered the future of a far-right homophobic, abelist, and Orthodox-supremacist party. We need to combat them.

Paris to name a street for Sarah Halimi

Fri, 2021-04-30 16:01
“We need to honor Sarah Halimi’s memory. And that’s what we’ll do,” Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said in a statement.

Remembering Anne Douglas, a woman of charity and a late convert to Judaism

Fri, 2021-04-30 11:54
Born Anne Buydens, the widow of the actor Kirk Douglas has died at the age of 102, leaving behind a legacy of charity and activism.