Jules Browde, a South African lawyer and human rights activist who helped defend Nelson Mandela, died May 31 at 98.
Rachel Fishman Feddersen, a veteran editor and digital strategist, will become the Forward’s new publisher next month, as the legendary Jewish news organization expands its digital reach.
Chaos erupted last week at the upstate New York graveside of Yitzhak Rosenberg after leaders decided to bury the powerful Hasidic businessman next to Grand Rebbe Teitelbaum, which some in the ultra-Orthodox community denounced as a sacrilege.
In 1980, a developer named Donald Trump chose not to save the work of Jewish decorative designer Ely Jacques Kahn. The decision was announced to the press via his “spokesman” John Baron.
Canadian TV personalities Nobu and Mio Adilman decided to do something a little different with their most-recent Choir! Choir! Choir! performance.
The senior White House aide who spearheaded the push for the Iran nuclear deal with Jewish groups and others is defending his handling of the issue after he suggested in a controversial New York Times profile that he fooled key stakeholders into not questioning the pact.
Britain’s chief rabbi has said Jewish students face a “wall of anti-Zionism” and Jew-hatred on college campuses and called on university administrators to take action to stem what he called a rising tide of anti-Semitism.
A Jewish developer and associate of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is on an anti-marijuana crusade in Florida.
Jewish leaders and rabbis from a range of denominations have come out in support of legislation that would give New York State child sex abuse victims more time to sue those they hold responsible for their abuse.
Because the first night of Passover in 1943 was also the first night of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, many Seder observers set time aside the first night to commemorate its heroic martyrs.