Jewish student leaders at Oberlin College in Ohio pushed back against an alumni effort to “defeat” the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment movement against Israel.21
At an event to promote awareness of the challenges facing refugees in Europe, actor Jude Law read aloud a German-Jewish author’s Holocaust-era letter.4
A haredi Orthodox man rioted on an El Al flight home from Poland after complaining that the in-flight movie was “immodest.”8
A haredi Orthodox lawmaker in Israel reportedly compared the Reform movement to a mentally ill person.11
Two Jerusalem natives, one Arab and the other Jewish, reflect on their divided city, 50 years after the Six-Day War.
Oscar-nominated celebrities were urged on Wednesday to skip a $55,000 trip to Israel offered as part of an awards gift bag.8
A 26-year-old Orthodox Jewish man killed himself by driving the wrong way on the Florida Turnpike days after saying on Facebook that he had already tried to do so.63
A French-Jewish teacher who in November told police he had been assaulted by Jihadists was arrested on suspicion that he lied about the attack.5
Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that increased Israeli settlement building is not helping to ease tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.7
Award-winning photographer Brian Hendler, who served for many years as JTA’s staff photographer in Israel, has died.
Shaken by the abrupt collapse of one of New York’s largest social service agencies, a consortium of not-for-profit groups is warning that others may also be in jeopardy if government doesn’t radically reform the way it works with outside groups.
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