Israel Hayom, Israel’s right-wing newspaper affiliated with the ruling Likud party, surprised some by printing a full-page ad for a Nissan Sentra with two fathers.4
Actor Kirk Douglas suggested he sees similarities between Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler, in an op-ed published months before his 100th birthday. “I have always been deeply proud to be an American. In the time I have left, I pray that will never change,” Douglas wrote in the article, published Monday by The Huffington Post. While not…9
(JTA) — Some residents of a restricted adult community in New Jersey have filed a lawsuit against the condominium association over what it calls its discriminatory pool policy stemming from single-sex swim hours implemented in deference to the Orthodox Jews living there. Marie Curto and Steve and Diana Lusardi object to the policy at A…
A group of Hasidic women is protesting against the Parks Department once again cutting back on women-only swimming hours at a public pool in Brooklyn.5
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.
An unnamed 15-year-old says she carried on a months-long online sexual relationship with beleaguered New York politician Anthony Weiner, the Daily Mail reported in a explosive September 21 post.4
President Barack Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday he had concerns about Israeli settlement activity in the occupied West Bank.
(JTA) — Jury selection began in the trial of a 24-year-old man who is accused of vandalizing and firebombing northern New Jersey synagogues and a rabbi’s home. Akashi Dalal of New Brunswick is charged with 30 counts of bias intimidation, conspiracy to commit arson on a synagogue and aggravated arson, as well as attempted murder…
(JTA) — Dehumanizing and politicizing refugees is “shameful” and our leaders must know it is unacceptable, the head of a refugee advocacy group said a day after the son of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump compared Syrian refugees to the fruit-flavored candy Skittles. “Persecution always starts with dehumanization. Often times this is done in jest,…
In his first major United Nations speech eight years ago, President Barack Obama said he would not give up on Israeli-Palestinian peace.
(JTA) — A swastika carved into a seat on the Long Island Rail Road in New York captured the attention of a commuter, who took a photo of the offending symbol and tweeted it. “This is a new one @LIRR swastika carved into seat in car 7170 511 train to FR. This goes way beyond…4
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