Orthodox Rabbi Shmuley Boteach is known for his pro-Israel activism, his support of president-elect Donald Trump, and his books about sex in the orthodox world. But recently he found himself making a small scene about a completely different issue - the burial of Fidel Castro.
(JTA) — A London café has come under fire for selling a smoothie with a swastika drawn on the label of the bottle. Called the “Nutzy,” the smoothie was being sold at the Nin Com Soup café in north London, the London-based Jewish Chronicle reported. The cafe’s founder later apologized. A Holocaust survivor reported the…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli lawmaker Michael Oren said Israelis should “think twice” before purchasing French products after a French government agency reiterated the requirement that products from the West Bank be marked as from “settlements.” “France is labeling Israeli products from Judea, Samaria and the Golan. Israelis should think twice before buying French products,” Oren, of the…26
Time Inc, the publisher of Time, People and Fortune magazines, has rejected a takeover bid from billionaire investor Edgar Bronfman Jr., the New York Post reported on Monday.
It was with excitement but some trepidation last night that I began to read the online version of a [New York Times story] about The Forward.
The shuttered Jewish social service agency FEGS has agreed to pay $3.1 million to the union workers it left in the lurch when it collapsed in 2014.
Bannon will participate in a panel discussion or sit for an interview at the event.
Newt Minow was not the most famous Chicagoan who received a Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 22—it’s hard to be more famous than Michael Jordan—but he has certainly left his impact on both his city, his country, and, especially, the lives of Barack and Michelle Obama.
Jared Kushner reportedly praised disgraced New Jersey official David Wildstein as “badass” for engineering the controversial closing of lanes on the George Washington Bridge — a scandal that has led to three criminal convictions and tarnished the once-promising career of Gov. Chris Christie.
ADL has seen a 50% increase in donations since Election Day. The National Council of Jewish Women has also seen a large and steady increase in donations, reports its CEO, Nancy Kaufman, And Robert Bank, president and CEO of American Jewish World Services, has described the outpouring of funds from donors as “tikkun olam [repair of the world] on steroids.”
Questions over the purchase of German submarines that started with media reports of a potential conflict of interest involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s lawyer have mounted in the last 10 days, spurring investigations in two countries.
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