With major decisions looming, Hody Nemes explains why 2015 promises to be a momentous year for climate change — and why Jews care so deeply about it.
Abraham was ‘put on trial’ this weekend for trying to kill his son Isaac — and 1,300 New Yorkers actually paid to get jury duty at the celebrity court case.
A former Satmar Hasid and self-described survivor of child sex abuse died last week of a drug overdose. But his work to expose abuse in the Orthodox world lives on.
‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ has ignited a divisive firestorm in New York. But a production in St. Louis helped bring communities together, Hody Nemes reports.
Who says you can’t go home again? Singer Neil Diamond returned to Brooklyn for a surprise performance at the high school he attended six decades ago.
The Jewish community’s largest family foundation has deep, ongoing ties to fossil fuel extraction. How will it react to the growing divestment campaign?
Shofar blasts rang out and ‘Save Our Planet’ signs in Yiddish peppered the streets of New York as more than 100 Jewish groups joined the largest-ever climate change protest.
More than 100,000 people are expected to attend the People’s Climate March on Sunday, billed the ‘largest mobilization’ of its kind. And Jews will be leading the charge.
Urban Outfitters has done it again. The (once) hip clothing giant took flack this week after listing an eyebrow-raising product for sale: a Kent State sweatshirt with a blood-spatter design.
Watch out, Netanyahu, you’ve got company. In an appearance on the ‘Colbert Report,’ ‘Homeland’ star Mandy Patinkin insinuated he may be making a bid for Prime Minister of Israel.