The Olympic swimmer who scored a silver medal in Rio this week always has the grandfather who survived Auschwitz in his thoughts — and on his arm.4
Fred Schwartz, a New York-area philanthropist and businessman who marketed affordable mink, sable and fox under the name “Fred the Furrier,” has died at 83.
The Labour Party in Britain was left without security arrangements for its annual conference next month following its boycott of a longtime contractor with ties to Israel.
U.S. prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. over whether it hid from insurers its relationship with a specialty pharmacy that helped boost its drug sales.
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.
The Israeli judo fighter Yarden Gerbi made worldwide headlines after she scored bronze in Rio on Tuesday and secured the country’s first Olympic medal since 2008. Here are five other facts that you (probably) didn’t know about this athlete.
TORONTO (JTA) — The leader of Canada’s Green Party is pondering resigning after members voted to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel. In an interview Tuesday with the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Elizabeth May said she is “struggling with the question of whether I should continue as leader or not, quite honestly,” in…17
(JTA) — Faculty at a Catholic high school in Belgium said they were proud of a senior teacher who won an award and a cash prize at Iran’s controversial cartoon contest about the Holocaust. Luc Descheemaeker, who this summer retired from the Sint-Jozefs Institute high school in the city of Torhout, 60 miles west of Antwerp,…7
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Knesset committee approved funding to build mikvahs for use by non-Orthodox Jewish movements in Israel, but its chairman promised a “world war” in allowing the plan to advance. The Finance Committee allocated 10 million shekels, or more than $2.6 million, for the project on Monday, The Jerusalem Post reported. The four…
Donald Trump’s comments urging gun-loving Republicans to stand in the way of Hillary Clinton even if she gets elected are drawing outrage.
Dubbing themselves the ‘Final Five’, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian proved that they are an untouchable force in gymnastics as they tumbled and soared to victory in Rio.
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