American charities are raising more than they did before the Great Recession, but Jewish federations across the country are floundering, according to a new study published June 14.4
Democratic President Barack Obama lambasted Donald Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim immigrants on Tuesday in an angry denunciation of the Republican presidential candidate’s response to the Orlando nightclub massacre.4
Israel’s efforts to reconcile with NATO member Turkey will help enhance Israeli intelligence sharing and other security cooperation with the alliance, a NATO diplomat said on Tuesday.
(JTA) — A Long Island Jewish man who was paddle boating in the Atlantic Ocean remains missing after his board tipped over. Gary Turkel, 41, was one of two men who fell into Long Island Sound on Sunday afternoon. The other man was able to swim to shore. A lifeguard said he had seen the…
Democratic presidential rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are set to meet on Tuesday evening after voting concludes in Washington, D.C.’s primary nominating contest, marking the end of a fierce battle for the party’s mantle.
law enforcement officials are investigating reports that the man who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando may have been gay himself, but not openly so, two officials said on Tuesday, with one describing the massacre as a possible “self-hate crime.”48
A juror in the Stanford University sexual assault case wrote to the judge expressing his disappointment over what was seen by many as a very lenient sentence handed down to former student-athlete Brock Turner.10
A morning at a popular Jewish deli started off with a bang when a man accidentally shot himself and ran away.4
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump says President Obama seems to support Muslims more than Israel.12
WASHINGTON (JTA) — A $20 million gift will help the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum refurbish its 20-plus-years-old exhibit, with a focus on the challenges posed to democracies by rapid changes in technology. Allan and Shelley Holt announced their grant on Monday in honor of the parents of Allan Holt, who are Holocaust survivors. Holt, an…
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