Donald Trump has been losing friends left and right since his campaign kickoff in June. But one buddy is standing by his man: special counsel Michael Cohen.
Reconstructionist congregations say they’re ready for their movement’s seminary to become the first rabbinical school to accept students with non-Jewish partners, yet the fallout from the expected change could still fracture the troubled denomination.
A campaign image tweeted by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump includes photos of historical reenactors in World War II-era German uniforms.
The July 5 suicide of a top Israeli police official is the second high-profile death of a person in conflict with Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto, the controversial and influential Israeli celebrity rabbi.
In a rare show of unity, the UJA-Federation joined with the Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox to back tuition tax credits in New York. The initiative failed. Are aggressive tactics to blame?
While writing a feature story about Jewish Kentucky, Josh Nathan-Kazis was challenged about a bit of equine history and wound up learning way too much about a stuffed horse.
A Lubavitcher rabbi was struck three times by a livery cab in Brooklyn on June 29, killing him.
Once upon a time in Middlesboro, Kentucky, there was a nightclub owner called the Big Jew, who had a cousin who ran afoul of Al Capone. Josh Nathan-Kazis searches for the intriguing truth on a rural stretch that now houses a Dairy Queen.
One of the little-noticed findings of the U.N. commission on possible Gaza war crimes is the panel’s strong criticism of Israel’s move to close the books on its military’s killing of four Palestinian boys on a beach.
As American Jews, we like to think that we’re on the side of the oppressed. But in Kentucky, some Jews owned slaves, some helped the Harlan miners, and some fought desegregation. How do we own up to that history?