‘Falsettos’ Isn’t As Gay As It Once Was — But It’s Still Just as Jewish

‘Falsettos,’ by William Finn and James Lapine, returns in a beautiful, emotional revival at Lincoln Center that shows what theater and Judaism are all about.

Shimon Peres Tombstone To Be Unveiled

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A memorial service for Shimon Peres marking the 30-day mourning period, or shloshim, will include the unveiling of the former Israeli president’s tombstone. The ceremony is scheduled for Friday at the Great Leaders of the Nation’s plot at Mount Herzl, Israel’s national cemetery, in Jerusalem. At his family’s request, the tombstone will…

Cleveland Orthodox Voters Lean to Hillary Clinton — Reluctantly

For Cleveland’s Orthodox Jewish community, this is the dismal reality they see in the 2016 presidential race. Both major candidates will draw votes from the community, but few Orthodox Jews in the area sound enthusiastic when discussing the two people who could be their next leader.

Ari Shavit ‘Sorry’ for Trump-Style Sex Assault. Many Israelis Aren’t Buying It.

Israeli author Ari Shavit said he was sorry for what he termed a “misunderstanding” over sexual assault allegations. Some Israelis are saying it’s not enough.


Ivanka Trump Vows ‘100%’ Dad Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem

(JTA) — Speaking at a synagogue in Florida, Ivanka Trump assured Jewish voters that her father would “100 percent” move the US embassy to Jerusalem if he is elected president. Ivanka Trump, who converted to Judaism in 2010 and is married to a Jewish man, called her father, the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, an…

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