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Trump Pentagon Pick Gen. James Mattis Accused Israel of Heading to ‘Apartheid’

WASHINGTON (JTA) — President-elect Donald Trump said he would nominate as defense secretary Gen. James Mattis, a pick that has already stirred controversy among...

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IDF Chief Rabbi Sorry for Remarks Justifying Wartime Rape

(JTA) – Eyal Karim, the rabbi whose appointment as the chief chaplain of the Israeli army was suspended over his remarks on raping women, was sworn in to the po...


Forward Looking Back

Remembering Charles Lindbergh’s Nazi sympathies is chilling.


What I Learned About Being Jewish and Chinese on My Birthright Trip to Israel — and to Taiwan

Growing up half-Jewish and half-Chinese, Alfred Miller felt that he didn’t belong among his own people. Then he went on two very different ‘Birthright’ trips. ...


Would You Try This 220-Year-Old Canadian Jewish Beer?

The brew is based on a handwritten recipe from the 1790s that was made by a prominent Jewish family that had a brewery.


EXCLUSIVE: Tony-Winning Playwright Richard Greenberg Talks Baseball, Movies, Ferrante and Obscurity

Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg has a freewheeling conversation about baseball, movies, anonymity and finding his theater on a terrorist hit lis...


ADL Says Keith Ellison’s Taped Comments on Israel ‘Disqualify’ Him From Democratic Post

In a 2010 recording, Ellison is heard saying American policy in the Middle East is “governed” by Israel


Sofiya Romm’s Journey From Russia to a Barely Findable American Grave

“We get $800 per month. With rent and everything, to save $10,000 is pretty hard,” said Romm’s daughter-in-law, Vera Romm. “The Jewish community paid for the fu...


I Created a Jewish Dating App — Here’s Why I Decided to Try Matchmaking Offline, Too

There seems to be a need for a more personal touch when it comes to dating and introducing compatible singles to one another.

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Ethel Rosenberg’s Sons Return to White House With Plea for Clemency — 63 Years Later

The sons of Ethel Rosenberg famously journeyed to the White House in 1953 to deliver a plea for clemency for their mom after she was convicted of spying for the...


Anger Boils Over as Hillary Clinton Aides Accuse Donald Trump of Using Anti-Semitic ‘Dog Whistles’

Hillary Clinton campaign aides angrily accused their counterparts from Donald Trump’s team of fanning racism and using anti-Semitic “dog whistles” to win the pr...