Michael Wyschogrod, an influential German-born Jewish philosophy professor and theologian has died at 87.
Several hundred protesters marched through downtown Chicago on Friday evening, calling on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to step down over complaints of abusive policing and a lack of accountability in the police department.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sued the Democratic National Committee in federal court on Friday to regain access to crucial voter files and accused party leaders of trying to undermine his White House bid and help rival Hillary Clinton.
Israel’s Agriculture Minister has called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to investigate claims that the Shin Bet security agency tortured the Jewish suspects in last summer’s lethal firebombing of a Palestinian home.
President Trump’s belated denunciation of anti-Semitism is welcome and necessary. But for Jane Eisner, that’s only the first step.
Lithuania’s second-largest city named a park for Emmanuel Levinas, a late Jewish philosopher who was born there before moving to France.
A former Jewish day school teacher, administrator and private tutor in Toronto has been charged with possessing child pornography.
They’ve been banned from Israel’s schools and forbidden from speaking to Israeli soldiers. Israel’s prime minister denounced them from the floor of Knesset. A right-wing group has accused them of being foreign moles.12
The head of the Democratic National Committee said on Friday that the campaign of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders not only was able to view data from Hillary Clinton’s rival campaign, but apparently had downloaded it.
The French-Jewish owner of a chain of clothing stores was found guilty of discriminating against a Jewish job seeker. because he gave non-Jews, whom he could ask to work on Shabbat, preference over Jewish applicants.
France’s chief rabbi warned the country’s association of veterinarians of the “far-reaching” consequences of its recent opposition to the ritual slaughter of animals.3
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