JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli civilian doing maintenance work on the border fence between Israel and Egypt was shot and injured. The bullet fired at noon on Tuesday came from Egypt, but it is not known who fired it, the IDF said. The man was doing maintenance work for a civilian contractor on the border…
Baltimore has a rich Jewish that stretches back to the colonial era. Next month will mark a milestone in that history as the Maryland town elects its first Orthodox Jew, Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer, to the City Council.
Hollywood billionaire and major Hillary Clinton donor Haim Saban was told that his views on screening Muslim refugees were “not consistent” with the Democratic presidential candidate’s position following an interview in which he advocated “more scrutiny” of Muslims after the 2015 Paris terror attacks.10
An Orthodox Brooklyn yeshiva has agreed to pay two of its former students $2.1 million for alleged sexual molestation they suffered at age six from a senior rabbi on the school’s faculty—the first known case of such a settlement by a Jewish day school.5
Nothing quite prepared Jane Eisner for the emails sent in the early hours of October 10 with messages such as: “Shana Tova, Dirty Hooknosed KIKE rat! MAY IT BE YOUR LAST!” A new ADL report codifies the online abuse of Jewish journalists. Is it Donald Trump’s fault?
Speaking to Florida Jews, Bill Clinton challenged his audience to remember the religious mandate to repair the world, and urged his listeners to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton.8
Many writers might give their right arm to be paid almost $1 million to deliver a lecture. But Bob Dylan’s silence since he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature might mean he never sees the award money.4
(JTA) — The mayor of a district of Budapest unveiled a bust of the Jewish-American philosopher Hannah Arendt at an event commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Laszlo Hajdu, mayor of Budapest’s 15th District and a politician for the Democratic Coalition, a left-wing opposition party, unveiled the bust on Thursday at a…6
Rumored to be a top pick for Treasury Secretary in a new Clinton administration, she is raising concerns among many lefties who see her as too corporate and not committed enough to progressive economic ideas.
The same week Tamar Manasseh’s African-American son was going to become a bar mitzvah, gang violence killed two 13-year-old black boys who were also from Chicago’s South Side.4
It’s mid-Friday afternoon on 41st street, aka Arthur Godfrey Road, the heart of the Orthodox enclave here.
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