JTA Lena Dunham and Stephen Fry take a father-daughter trip to Auschwitz in tragicomedy ‘Treasure’ 14 Jun
"Treasure" is a film featuring Lena Dunham and Stephen Fry portraying a father and daughter who visit Poland and Auschwitz after the fall of the Iron Curtain...
14 Jun
JTA Heather Conn Hendel, 48, teacher, caregiver, matchmaker and newlywed, dies days after giving birth 14 Jun
Heather Conn Hendel, a beloved figure in Jewish communities in Manhattan and Toronto, passed away at 48 just days after giving birth to her daughter. Known f...
14 Jun
JTA US slaps sanctions on Tsav 9, Israeli group targeting humanitarian aid to Gaza 14 Jun
The Biden administration has imposed sanctions on Tsav 9, an Israeli group accused of obstructing humanitarian aid convoys bound for Gaza. The group argues t...
14 Jun
JTA Jewish immigrant men abandoned their wives in droves a century ago. Their stories are getting a new look 14 Jun
The exhibit "Runaway Husbands, Desperate Families: The Story of the National Desertion Bureau," showcased at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, delves i...
14 Jun
JTA As Israeli tourism to Georgia has boomed, these Israelis have put down roots in Tbilisi 14 Jun
Israeli tourism to Georgia has surged, with some Israelis choosing to settle in Tbilisi and establish businesses, like the Lichts who opened a falafel eatery...
14 Jun
JTA Cost of shipping donated gear to Israel quadrupling as El Al ends Oct. 7 cargo discount 14 Jun
El Al, Israel's national airline, is ending a discount program for shipping donated gear to Israel, citing reduced need for donations as the military's suppl...
14 Jun
JTA Frieda Johles Forman, ‘fiery’ feminist who rediscovered Yiddish women authors, dies at 87 14 Jun
Frieda Johles Forman, a pioneering feminist in Jewish studies and literature, passed away at 87. She rediscovered and translated Yiddish women writers, culmi...
14 Jun
JTA Israeli-born far-right Dutch politician rejected from ministerial role after security check 14 Jun
Israeli-born Dutch politician Gidi Markuszower, known for his hardline anti-immigration views, was initially chosen by far-right leader Geert Wilders as immi...
14 Jun
JTA ‘Unacceptable antisemitism’: Leaders decry vandalism of Brooklyn Museum director’s home 13 Jun
Anti-Israel activists vandalized the home of Brooklyn Museum's Jewish director and other leaders, splashing red paint and accusations like "blood on your han...
13 Jun
JTA A railway museum in Zambia offers a clue to the African country’s rich Jewish history 13 Jun
The Gateway Jewish Museum in Livingstone, Zambia, provides insights into the rich Jewish history of the country, where Jews, though a small community, had si...
13 Jun
JTA What Jewish life looks like for teens from Iceland to Beijing, where the Jewish communities are small and antisemitism is high 13 Jun
Jewish life for teens in small communities from Iceland to Beijing involves navigating unique challenges such as heightened antisemitism and limited Jewish r...
13 Jun
JTA Bestseller ‘Who is Taylor Swift?’ comes out with its first international edition — in Israel 12 Jun
Modan Publishing House released the first international edition of "Who Is Taylor Swift?" in Hebrew, cementing Taylor Swift's status as a global superstar. S...
12 Jun
JTA At Brooklyn’s Agi’s Counter, a Hungarian Jewish grandma inspires upscale dining 12 Jun
Jeremy Salamon, a Jewish chef in Brooklyn, draws inspiration from his Hungarian-Jewish grandma, Agi, a Holocaust survivor, serving her comfort foods like pal...
12 Jun
JTA Success of German far-right party in EU election has many Jews hearing echoes of Nazi past 11 Jun
The success of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in the European Parliament election has raised concerns among mainstream Jewish leaders and ...
11 Jun
JTA French conservative leader embraces Marine Le Pen’s far-right party with history of antisemitism 11 Jun
Eric Ciotti, the president of France's mainstream conservative party, has proposed forming an alliance with Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally, despite...
11 Jun
JTA Head of elite Manhattan private school steps down following criticism of Oct. 7 response 11 Jun
David Lourie, the head of Collegiate School in Manhattan, has resigned amid criticism of the school's response to antisemitism issues, particularly during th...
11 Jun
JTA Morrie Markoff, Jewish supercentenarian and oldest man in US, dies at 110 11 Jun
Morrie Markoff, a Jewish supercentenarian born to Jewish parents in New York City in 1914, passed away at 110 in Los Angeles. Known for his remarkable lucidi...
11 Jun
JTA As MLB veteran Kevin Pillar enjoys a late-career resurgence in LA, he’s come to appreciate his place as a Jewish baseball star 11 Jun
MLB veteran Kevin Pillar, currently enjoying success with the L.A. Angels, reflects on his identity as a Jewish baseball player. Growing up celebrating both ...
11 Jun
JTA U of Minnesota backtracks on Holocaust Center hire who accused Israel of genocide 11 Jun
The University of Minnesota initially selected an Israeli scholar, Raz Segal, who accused Israel of genocide as the new director of its Center for Holocaust ...
11 Jun
JTA LA Jewish day school censors two student newspaper articles on Israel-Hamas war 11 Jun
Los Angeles Shalhevet High School's student newspaper, the Boiling Point, faced censorship of two articles related to the Israel-Hamas war by the school's ra...
11 Jun
JTA Nova music festival exhibition is extended in NY after anti-Israel activists target it for protest 11 Jun
Anti-Israel activists targeted the Nova music festival exhibition in Lower Manhattan for protest, led by the group Within Our Lifetime. The exhibit commemora...
11 Jun
JTA Prosecutors move to dismiss hate crimes charges against woman who hit Israeli Columbia student with a stick 11 Jun
Prosecutors are seeking to drop hate crimes charges against Maxwell Friedman, also known as Malaika, who allegedly assaulted an Israeli student on Columbia U...
11 Jun
JTA LA’s Academy Museum to revise exhibit on Jewish founders after criticism from Jewish Hollywood figures 10 Jun
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles faced criticism from Jewish Hollywood figures for its exhibit on Jewish founders in Hollywood, with some...
10 Jun
JTA AOC decries discrimination against Jews, ‘weaponization’ of antisemitism in talk with Jewish leaders 10 Jun
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez discussed antisemitism with Jewish activists, acknowledging its dangers but also criticizing the weaponization of the term by p...
10 Jun
JTA Anti-Israel hostility is making deeply needed Pride events less safe for Jews like us 10 Jun
The increasing anti-Israel sentiment amidst Pride events is causing safety concerns for LGBTQ+ Jews, with fears of harassment and violence due to the recent ...
10 Jun
JTA Israeli battlefield commanders explain why they are breaking IDF rules to solicit donated gear 10 Jun
Israeli battlefield commanders, like Micha Shtiebel of the Alexandroni Brigade, have been resorting to soliciting donated gear from a network of civilian vol...
10 Jun
JTA One of the most Jewish elections in the country is in Northern Virginia 10 Jun
In Northern Virginia's 10th District, a Democratic congressional primary between Jewish candidates Eileen Filler-Corn and Dan Helmer underscores the growing ...
10 Jun
JTA How one Israeli teen is navigating the uncertainties of life during wartime 10 Jun
The article follows Alma Doron, an 18-year-old Israeli navigating life during wartime, where the fear of missile attacks has impacted her daily routines and ...
10 Jun
JTA Thousands protest Biden’s Israel policies outside White House 10 Jun
Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters gathered outside the White House accusing President Joe Biden of not enforcing a red line to protect civilians in Gaz...
10 Jun
JTA Benny Gantz quits war cabinet as Israeli government’s unified front crumbles 10 Jun
Former Defense Minister Benny Gantz has resigned from Israel's war cabinet, signaling a potential challenge to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's leadership...
10 Jun
JTA 42% of Jews have felt unsafe wearing Jewish symbols in public since Oct. 7, study finds 10 Jun
A survey conducted by the American Jewish Committee revealed that since October 7, over 40% of American Jews have felt unsafe wearing Jewish symbols in publi...
10 Jun
JTA ‘Bring them home’ means different things to Israelis and American Jews 9 Jun
In a recent pro-Israel parade in New York and a rally in Tel Aviv, divergent perspectives on bringing hostages home were highlighted. American Jewish groups ...
9 Jun
JTA Israeli operation rescues 4 hostages from Gaza, including Noa Argamani 8 Jun
Israeli forces successfully rescued four hostages, including Noa Argamani, who had been held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip since Oct. 7. The hostages were atten...
8 Jun
JTA Ohio court bars Hebrew Union College from selling rare books amid financial woes 7 Jun
Ohio's attorney general has obtained a court order preventing Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, known for its significant coll...
7 Jun
JTA Netflix’s ‘Hitler and the Nazis: Evil on Trial’ aims to make the Holocaust hit home for a younger generation 7 Jun
Netflix's documentary series "Hitler and the Nazis: Evil on Trial" aims to engage a younger audience by presenting the familiar topics of the Holocaust and W...
7 Jun
JTA Rep. Ritchie Torres slams ‘blithering idiots’ behind the secret Israeli influence op that targeted him 7 Jun
Rep. Ritchie Torres criticized a secret Israeli government campaign aimed at influencing Black Democratic U.S. lawmakers, calling it embarrassing and racist....
7 Jun
JTA The Jewish Sport Report: This Jewish publicist is Hall of Fame-bound 7 Jun
Orthodox MLB prospect Jacob Steinmetz has been impressing with his performance in Single A baseball. Meanwhile, veteran publicist Fred Sternburg, known for r...
7 Jun
JTA The Jewish problem with Trump supporters saying his guilty verdict was ‘rigged’ 7 Jun
The article discusses how some Orthodox Jewish communities, including the author, reacted when former President Donald Trump and his supporters claimed his r...
7 Jun
JTA Most likely to antagonize Jewish students this spring: High school yearbooks 7 Jun
Several incidents have occurred this spring involving high school yearbooks that have upset Jewish students and communities. These include a New Jersey distr...
7 Jun
JTA Barbra Streisand is known for her songs and movies. But this proud Jew is also a powerhouse philanthropist. 7 Jun
Barbra Streisand, a renowned singer, actress, and proud Jew, is also a dedicated philanthropist who has made significant contributions to various causes. Thr...
7 Jun
JTA You don’t need a rabbi to get married, but here’s why it’s a good idea 7 Jun
While it's not necessary to have a rabbi officiate a wedding, there are advantages to doing so, as they can provide spiritual guidance and help couples conne...
7 Jun
JTA Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress on July 24 7 Jun
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to address the U.S. Congress on July 24 for the fourth time amid the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza and...
7 Jun
JTA Some Jewish groups protest Biden’s executive order on immigration, but others are staying silent 6 Jun
Some Jewish groups have criticized President Biden's executive order closing the U.S.-Mexico border to asylum seekers, noting the historical parallels with p...
6 Jun
JTA A new movie about fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg explores legacy of her mother’s Holocaust experience 6 Jun
The documentary "Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge" delves into the fashion icon's legacy intertwined with her mother's Holocaust survival, tracing von ...
6 Jun
JTA Student groups at Baruch College stage protest against Hillel, adding to growing trend 6 Jun
Pro-Palestinian student groups at Baruch College staged a protest against the school's Hillel, accusing the Jewish campus group of supporting genocide and fa...
6 Jun
JTA How New York is celebrating Shavuot 2024 6 Jun
New York is celebrating Shavuot 2024 with a variety of events across the city. Shavuot, marking the giving of the Torah, involves all-night Torah study, read...
6 Jun
JTA NYPD reports 55 antisemitic incidents in May, highest in six months 6 Jun
In May, the NYPD recorded 55 antisemitic incidents, the highest since November, with a notable increase from the previous year. Jews were the most targeted g...
6 Jun
JTA Jewish publicist and noted ‘good guy’ Fred Sternburg joins the International Boxing Hall of Fame 6 Jun
Fred Sternburg, a Jewish publicist known for his work in boxing and Judaism, has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Sternburg, who has...
6 Jun
JTA In Normandy, a Jewish D-Day veteran buried in a Nazi mass grave will receive a proper burial 80 years later 6 Jun
A Jewish D-Day veteran, First Lt. Nathan Baskind, who was mistakenly buried in a Nazi mass grave, will finally receive a proper Jewish burial in Normandy, 80...
6 Jun
JTA Crown Heights mourns Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, a pivotal figure in Chabad’s global outreach 5 Jun
Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, a key figure in Chabad-Lubavitch's global outreach efforts, passed away at 74 after battling cancer. Known for his pivotal role in est...
5 Jun