NEW YORK (JTA) — The Beth Din of America has been added to the list of defendants in a $100 million class action suit against Rabbi Barry Freundel, the prominent Washington, D.C., spiritual leader who was convicted of secretly videotaping women in his synagogue’s ritual bath, and several Jewish institutions. On Tuesday, the attorneys representing…3
Joseph Goebbels’ 105-year-old secretary is opening up about her time spent working for the Nazi ministry of propaganda—and claims she “knew nothing”.
Hillary Clinton’s debate prep team will hammer the candidate on her husband’s White House affair with 22-year-old intern Monica Lewinsky, according to a Politico feature.22
Polish and German treasure hunters have started digging at a site in southwest Poland where they believe a Nazi-era train rumored to have gone missing is hidden - despite the skepticism of experts.
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.
Hundreds of fans showed up at the airport to welcome Israel’s Olympic medal-winning judokas home.
Much has changed in Crown Heights in the past 25 years, since the accidental death of a black boy touched off three days of rioting in which black youths attacked religious Jews in the Brooklyn neighborhood.
(JTA) — Two graduates of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem won first place for design in a major U.S. animation festival. “Scapegoat,” a short film by Gal Haklay and Shulamit Tager, won first prize in the original design category at the 13th annual Animation Block Party Awards, Bezalel announced Monday. The Animation…
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla. and her primary challenger are exchanging sharp accusations about which candidate is more pro-Israel. Tim Canova, a lawyer, attempted in a debate on Sunday on CBS4-CBS Miami, to use Wasserman Schultz’s vote last year for the nucleat deal with Iran against her. “Her vote has been condemned…8
(JTA) – In an unusual gesture, the president of Poland published a long statement eulogizing a Holocaust survivor who was among a handful of people to have escaped the Sobibor death camp in the country’s east. Andrzej Duda published his 650-word eulogy of Filip Białowicz on the president’s official website on Friday. “We are saying goodbye…
(JTA) — An association of hundreds of predominantly African-American churches in Missouri condemned the recent platform of the Black Lives Matter movement labeling Israel an “apartheid state” and accusing it of genocide. In a statement published Sunday in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Bishop Lawrence Wooten, president of the St. Louis chapter of the Ecumenical Leadership…5
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