The elaborate renovation of a ruined Beirut synagogue sounded like a hopeful sign for the future of Lebanon’s tiny Jewish community. Michael Kaplan asks why Maghen Abraham is still shuttered.
An uneasy calm reigns in Baltimore for now, Michael Kaplan reports. Can Jews help prevent the unrest from spiralling in the racially divided city?
In a Turkish city once known for tolerance, a Jewish community grapples with the influx of Syrian refugees and its own decline. Is it nearing the end of a 2,300-year existence?
Open Hillel, which has sparked considerable controversy for refusing to abide by Hillel International’s pro-Israel guidelines, has announced today that it will be holding its first national conference this October.
At first glance, it might be one of the most jarring studies of the year. A report published yesterday by the Anti-Defamation League has found that a good portion of the world’s population — about 1 billion people — harbor anti-Semitic attitudes.
Holocaust survivor Ursula Nelson was planning to live out the rest of her life at her quiet apartment in Queens, N.Y. That changed one morning in 2011.
He was GR-R-R-REAT at that low-timbered voice for the iconic Tony the Tiger. But now Kellogg’s is looking for someone to fill his shoes. Lee Marshall the voice behind the mascot, died at 64.
When photos of weapon-wielding kids flooded out of the West Bank, most Jewish media outlets ignored them for one reason: they showed Israeli, not Palestinian, glorification of violence.
Tal Fortgang says he doesn’t need to apologize for his white male privilege. What he doesn’t get is that his Jewish family’s success has everything to do with race.