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Police are looking into a video circulating widely among Orthodox social media users that shows a teacher at an Orthodox school closely holding a young male student.
“Hamilton” leads this year’s pack of Tony Award nominations with 16. “Fiddler on the Roof,” “The Crucible” and “A View From the Bridge” follow behind…but not that close behind.
In a coup of sorts for the Yiddish theater, Yiddish productions of both “Death of a Salesman” and “The Golden Bride” have been nominated for Drama Desk awards.
(JTA) — A Polish ultra-nationalist burned a poster of the mayor of Wroclaw wearing a kippah during a protest march. Roman Zielinski, a far-right agitator who authored a book titled “How I fell in love with Adolf Hitler,” set the poster of Mayor Rafał Dutkiewicz on fire in front of cameras on Sunday during a…
Researchers who helped detect gravitational waves for the first time, confirming part of Albert Einstein’s theory in a landmark moment in scientific history, will share a $3 million Special Breakthrough Prize, according to the prize’s selection committee.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian teen has been convicted in an Israeli military court in the brutal murder of Dafna Meir, a mother of six, in her West Bank home. The Palestinian attacker, 16, was convicted of murder and illegal possession of a weapon on Monday in Judea Military Court, the IDF announced on Tuesday….
(JTA) — Unidentified persons vandalized a Holocaust monument in Lithuania on the anniversary of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s birthday. The monument in Vilkaviskis, a city located 90 miles west of the capital Vilnius, was stripped of its marble tiles and smashed in several parts on April 20, according to a report posted seven days later on the…
(JTA) — The Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor in Michigan was evacuated after an unknown person called in a bomb threat. The unidentified caller on Monday morning said that a bomb would explode in a locker in the building in 30 minutes, the Ann Arbor News reported, citing David Shtulman, executive director of…
Advocates for sexual abuse victims in the Orthodox Jewish community will be descending on New York’s state capital on May 3 to lobby the legislature to eliminate the statute of limitations for child sex abuse offenses.
Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who spent decades as one of the state’s most powerful politicians before being convicted of corruption, is set to be sentenced on Tuesday for collecting millions of dollars in illegal kickbacks.
The Israeli government says that Haredi parents and schools — rather than the government itself — are to blame for denying secular education to ultra-Orthodox youth in Israel.
Amid rumors that Bruce Springsteen will perform in Tel Aviv this summer, he and his E Street band have come under fire from supporters of boycotting Israel.
Saying he’d “never met a person from Israel that didn’t want to make that deal,” Donald Trump said if elected president he plans to try to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty.
Anti-occupation protests and college BDS resolutions have grabbed headlines in recent years. But a potentially more consequential battle over Israel has been raging under the radar in corporate boardrooms and shareholder meetings.
Founded in 1840, London based Angels Costumes has clothed everyone from The Great Gatsby to Lawrence of Arabia. This year, Angels won a BAFTA award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema.
Pastrami in Poughkeepsie, latkes in Budapest, restaurant openings and closings and everything happening this week in the world of Jewish food.
The South Florida man arrested for planning to bomb a Miami synagogue has been publicly identified and charged in federal court.
The Met Gala, otherwise known as the Oscars of the fashion world, was held tonight at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The guest list for Anna Wintour’s exclusive event, which opens the yearly costume exhibit at the museum, includes only A-list celebrities and top designers.
Israeli police are hunting for the attacker who stabbed a man in Jerusalem’s Old City, moderately injuring him.
A South Florida man appeared before a federal judge in Miami on Monday to face charges for attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction at a synagogue in Aventura, Florida, according to court documents.