Updated: 11 hours 16 minutes ago
It’s hard to be a cheerleader when the world’s about to end.
A federal court ruling will allow an 88-year-old New York rabbi to proceed with a negligence lawsuit against the U.S. government.
WikiLeaks is under fire for what some are calling anti-Semitic Tweet in response to online criticism of its publication of tens of thousands of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee.
Alexa Grabelle is working to close the learning gap between low and high income students, one bag of books at a time.
The parents of soldiers killed during Israel’s 2014 war with Hamas in Gaza heckled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a memorial ceremony.
FLOTUS speechwriter Sarah Hurwitz is informed by Jewish values — and it shows in her work, Lana Adler says.
Our neighbors at Farm Candy share their favorite fresh summer treats.
Jewish Florida Rep. Alan Grayson threatened a Politico reporter with arrest for assault Tuesday after he yelled at the reporter for “hassl[ing]” him with questions about his ex-wife’s allegations of domestic abuse, news which broke earlier today.
My reaction to my own discomfort over the echoes had been to remove them from name. My reaction to WikiLeaks was to put them back on again.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — Jewish leaders in Argentina have called on the country’s authorities to provide security guarantees as Argentina gears up to receive 3,000 Syrian refugees. The refugees will enter the country as part of an agreement with the European Union. Argentina’s secretary-general, Marcos Pena, met in Washington, D.C., on June 10 with…
In a world divided by gender roles, how does a father teach his son a mother tongue, and embrace his role as a hands-on parent in the process?
Rabbi Julie Schonfeld watched Bernie Sanders on Monday night on the monitors backstage at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
Democratic heavyweight Ed Rendell says Sarah Silverman’s slap down of diehard Bernie Sanders supporters may have turned around the entire Democratic convention.
An Israeli teen lost consciousness in the Mediterranean Sea while tracking a Pokemon Go character.
Michael Oren refused to meet with Donald Trump to discuss Israel, reported the Jerusalem Post. The former ambassador to the US and member of the Israeli Knesset turned down the invitation two weeks ago, when Oren was in Washington, D.C.
Bloomberg’s public smoking ban and proposed ban on large sodas led some to call him a micromanager. But at least these critics acknowledge that the mayor was capable of managing.
Is Anthony Weiner back? Some politics junkies might argue that the former Democratic Congressman from Queens never actually went away, and judging by how active his Twitter feed is, that might actually be true.
Social media users sang Michelle Obama’s praises for her Monday night speech at the Democratic National Convention, in which she strongly endorsed Hillary Clinton’s for president.
Jono David undertook a four-year journey accross the continent to document the Jewish landscape of Africa, visiting 30 countries and territories and taking 60,000 photos.
Marni Nixon, who has died at the age of 86, dubbed the singing in “The King and I,” “West Side Story” and “My Fair Lady.” Benjamin Ivry remembers Nixon’s Jewish legacy.