For seven years, Sarah Hurwitz has written Michelle Obama’s speeches, including the one Melania Trump plagiarized, and the breakout address criticizing Trump for lewd comments.79
(JTA) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who is attempting damage control following his misogynistic statements, is accused of mocking the deaf Jewish actress Marlee Matlin over her disability. Trump ridiculed Matlin, a 1986 Academy Award winner, during filming in 2011 of his reality television show “Celebrity Apprentice,” The Daily Beast reported Thursday, allegedly calling…11
(JTA) — Swastikas were painted outside the New Jersey home of an Indian-American candidate for Congress with a Jewish-sounding surname. Peter Jacob is running against a Republican incumbent, Leonard Lance, who is a supporter of presidential candidate Donald Trump. Jacob blames Lance’s backing of Trump for the display of hate. Jacob told the local media…
Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett said Israel would suspend its cooperation with UNESCO, because of the UN agency’s decision to ignore Jewish ties to holy sites in Jerusalem.7
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.
“Hillary Clinton meets in secret with international banks to plan the destruction of global sovereignty in order to enrich these global interest powers,” Trump said.91
The U.S. Department of Education gave a $4.9 million grant to a New York-based network of Hebrew-language charter schools. The five-year grant, which was awarded last month, will allow Hebrew Public to expand its schools in Harlem and Brooklyn as well as develop new schools in New York City.6
(JTA) — A county sheriff in Maryland accused of making racist and anti-Semitic comments is stepping down after weeks of intense pressure to quit. James Fitzgerald, a Democrat who is in his third term as the elected sheriff in Howard County, a mixed rural-suburban county straddling Baltimore and the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C., will…
(JTA) — A United Nations agency in a preliminary vote has passed a controversial resolution that denies a Jewish connection to the Old City of Jerusalem. UNESCO — the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization — at its executive board’s meeting Thursday in Paris passed the Palestinian-backed measure with 24 votes in favor and…4
As Jews prayed this weekend to be sealed into the Book of Life, vandals in a upstate New York town of Warwick disrespected the dead by spray-painting a swastika and Nazi slogans at a cemetery.
Bob Dylan, born Robert Zimmerman in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1941 has won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.
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